Tammy L. Spradlin has been named assistant director of internal audit at Virginia Tech.

In her new position, Spradlin will be responsible for planning, conducting, and overseeing a variety of projects within Internal Audit including risk-based audit engagements, compliance reviews, and special projects. She will also provide leadership to audit staff and interface with senior management while directing various assignments.

Prior to coming to the university, Spradlin worked at Lowe’s as an internal auditor for 16 years performing operations, real estate, and construction audits.

Spradlin is a Certified Internal Auditor and a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

She received her bachelor’s degree in finance from Virginia Tech and is expected to complete an undergraduate degree in accounting from Liberty University in May 2013.

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech takes a hands-on, engaging approach to education, preparing scholars to be leaders in their fields and communities. As the commonwealth’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers 240 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 31,000 students and manages a research portfolio of $513 million. The university fulfills its land-grant mission of transforming knowledge to practice through technological leadership and by fueling economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across Virginia.