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Randy Schwantes

Chief Audit Executive 


Phone: 209.946.7613
Fax: 209.946.3176



At Pacific Since

B.S. Business Administration, Accounting Concentration, Summa Cum Laude, CSU-Stanislaus 2005
A.A. Computer Studies - University of Maryland University College, 2001

Mr. Schwantes came to the University of the Pacific in 2011 serving as the Senior Internal Auditor.  In 2014 he was promoted to Director of Internal Audit & Compliance, and in 2019 Mr. Schwantes was promoted to the position of Chief Audit Executive.  Prior to arriving at Pacific, Mr. Schwantes worked at a local Public Accounting Firm for five years where he served as a Supervisor of Audit and Assurance Services.  Mr. Schwantes also served 12 years in the United States Army in positions of increasing responsibility ranging from Fund Accountant to Resources Manager.

Key Areas of Responsibility
Reporting directly to the Board of Regents, Mr. Schwantes is responsible for preparing and executing the annual Internal Audit Plan for the University based on a University-wide risk assessment.  In addition to directing internal audits, Mr. Schwantes also provides consulting and advisory services to all units of Pacific in the areas of internal controls, policy and procedures, efficiency and effectiveness of operations, and fraud investigations.

Professional Certifications
Certified Public Accountant
Certified Internal Auditor
Certified Fraud Examiner

Professional Memberships
Institute of Internal Auditors, Member, 2014-present
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, 2007-present
Hughson Samaritan Village, Board Member & Treasurer, 2012-present
McHenry Museum, Board Member & Treasurer, Press & Publications, 2011-present