With more than 29 years of finance experience, Andrew M. Vest, senior vice president, Internal Audit, is responsible for developing and managing the Company’s internal audit function, including assessment of internal controls, corporate systems and practices, and identification of high-risk areas. He is also responsible for enterprise-wide coverage including corporate functions and business units.
Prior to joining Walker & Dunlop, Mr. Vest served as the vice president of Internal Audit at Fannie Mae, where he led multiple audit teams throughout his tenure and was responsible for managing a three-year rolling audit schedule, maintaining high quality audit reporting and working papers and managing relationships with internal customers and regulators. Mr. Vest began his career at KPMG International in 1984 and held numerous financial positions, including partner throughout his 25-year tenure. During his time there, Mr. Vest contributed to KPMG’s methodology for internal control assessment and received the KPMG Global Excellence Award.
Mr. Vest earned a Bachelor of Science in commerce and a Master of Science in accounting from the University of Virginia.