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Internal Audit

The mission of Internal Audit is to provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services design to add value and improve university operations. Internal Audit helps the university accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.


Blair David

Senior Internal Auditor

Blair David is a Senior Internal Auditor at Tulane University, where she is responsible for planning and conducting audits of university operations. Prior to joining Tulane University, Blair spent several years working in accounting and internal audit roles in the oil and gas industry. She earned an MBA from The University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas and a BS in Business Administration from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Blair is currently pursuing the Certified Internal Auditor certification.


Amy Hurd

Senior Internal Auditor

With 14 years of experience, Amy has worked with a wide range of companies from large, public companies to small, private operations providing internal audit, compliance, public accounting, and tax services in a variety of industries including higher education, telecommunications, financial services, engineering, legal, governmental, and healthcare. In her role as Senior Internal Auditor at Tulane University, she is responsible for conducting financial, compliance, and operational audits of campus organizations, departments, and functions to determine the adequacy of controls, the degree of compliance with established policies and procedures, and the efficiency and effectiveness of the area under review. Prior to coming to Tulane in 2015, Amy spent her career at Cox Communications, Inc. serving as a Senior Compliance Analyst. She is a graduate of the University of West Florida with a B.S. in Accounting and is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). Amy is also a currently admitted student in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at Tulane University and studying for the Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA). She has served as a member of the Escambia County School District Audit Committee, served as President of the Institute of Internal Auditors New Orleans chapter, and is an active member of the Association of College and University Auditors (ACUA).