Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Siena College in Loudonville, New York
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
Certification in Risk Management and Assurance (CRMA)
Joel A. Brophy brings more than 35 years of experience in audit and leadership roles to Southwest Key Programs. As Vice President of Internal Audit and Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), he is responsible for the leadership and direction of the internal audit program, as well as the ERM process at Southwest Key.
Prior to his role at Southwest Key, Joel was an Audit Director for the State of Texas Office of Inspector General (OIG) Audit and Inspections Division for more than five years. During his tenure, Joel directed numerous audits to identify and reduce fraud, waste and abuse in programs, functions, processes and systems within the Health and Human Services system and the Texas Department of Family Protective Services (DFPS).
Before the OIG, Joel was an Audit and Governance Program Manager for Xerox State Healthcare, helping to implement a new Medicaid Systems (MMIS) in the states of California and New York.
Before his tenure at Xerox, Joel spent five years as Audit Director of the Texas Medicaid Healthcare Partnership (TMHP), which provides the resources to help providers succeed with their Medicaid practice. As Director of Audit, Joel established an Internal Audit Program within TMHP, and streamlined the hospital audit and cost report settlement processes.
Joel holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Siena College in Loudonville, New York, and is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and has a Certification in Risk Management and Assurance (CRMA).