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About Us


Members of our staff have versatile backgrounds, including work with public accounting firms, higher education and industry.

We follow standards set forth by the Institute of Internal Auditors. Our team members also belong to relevant professional organizations, including:

  • Association of College and University Auditors (ACUA)
  • Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

  • Sandy Kasahara

    Sandy Kasahara

    Phone: 303-871- 7928
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    Sandy Kasahara returned to the University of Denver to lead its Office of Internal Audit 20 years after graduating from its School of Accountancy with bachelor's and master's degrees in accounting.

    Her experience includes public accounting and internal auditing, and she holds certified public accountant (CPA) and certified internal auditor (CIA) designations.

    She is a long-time member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and serves on the editorial advisory board for its Internal Auditor publication and on the Board of Governors for the local chapter.

  • Shannon Sinclair

    Shannon Sinclair

    Senior Auditor
    Phone: 303-871-2366
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    Shannon Sinclair graduated from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, with a bachelor's degree in accounting and finance as well as a master's degree in accounting.

    Upon graduation, she worked in public accounting with Deloitte for four years while earning her CPA (active in Ohio) and CIA designations. Prior to joining the University of Denver team in February 2014, she spent two and a half years with Dish Network Internal Audit in Denver. 

    She enjoys learning new aspects of the University and building relationships across campus.

  • Tiffany Wen

    Tiffany Wen

    Senior Auditor
    Phone: 303-871-4807
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    Tiffany Wen graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a bachelor's degree in accounting and the University of Washington with a master's degree in audit and attestation.

    Upon graduation, she worked in public accounting with KPMG doing regulatory compliance, internal audit, and information technology audit work. After several years, she decided to focus on internal audit and joined the University of Denver in 2013.

    Tiffany is actively licensed as a CPA in Colorado and Washington.