Tamika Mitchell is a Consulting Manager in the Advisory Services practice of Brown Smith Wallace where she provides a variety of internal audit services. She is responsible for identifying and mitigating risks, evaluating internal control systems and working with management to develop recommendations for improvements.
Tamika has 15 years of internal audit experience, working primarily in the health care and insurance industries. She is experienced in designing, performing and managing audit plans as well as assessing financial, operational, compliance and IT risks in accordance with the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards.
Before joining Brown Smith Wallace, Tamika was an Internal Audit Immersion Manager at Centene Corporation. She has also provided internal audit management services to Ascension Medical Group. Tamika spent 10 years at Midwest Employers Casualty Company helping to develop its internal control environment. During her tenure, she was also responsible for planning and completing the annual Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, IT, claims and operational audits. She also led the team that executed audits of service providers and was a project manager on several key initiatives.
Tamika serves as the secretary of the Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis Young Professionals Advisory Board, providing strategic input, executing fundraising efforts and increasing financial literacy in the community. Tamika also serves on the board for LIFE Arts Inc., an organization that uses performing arts to develop future leaders.
Tamika earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, a Masters in Business Administration and Masters in Health Administration from Saint Louis University. She is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).