Malika Blume is the Director of Internal Audit. She is responsible for evaluating and improving the effectiveness of governance, risk management, and control processes at HRT, jointly reporting to the Commission and the President and Chief Executive Officer.
Ms. Blume has more than 10 years of audit experience conducting a combination of operational, financial and information technology audits. Her auditing career includes banking with SunTrust Bank, Virginia Department of Transportation and higher education which includes Christopher Newport University and most recently Virginia State University as the Associate Director of Internal Audit.
Ms. Blume is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors Tidewater Chapter. She is an active member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated and is the Vice President of her local chapter. She is the Chair of the Williamsburg Citizens Advisory Committee.
Ms. Blume received her Bachelors in Business Administration and Masters in Business Administration from Averett University located in Danville, Virginia.