Erika Ray

Senior Vice President, Senior Audit Director, Corporate Audit Strategy and Development, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
ERIKA RAY manages the core Audit practices – including policies, training, technology, automation, and supporting tools – for all Corporate Audit teammates. Her team is also responsible for the continuous improvement and innovation of audit practices and ensuring alignment to industry expectations. Erika is also responsible for Audit Committee and Executive reporting and reports to Corporate General Auditor, Christine Katziff. Erika has more than 15 years of leadership experience in providing internal audit and business process and internal controls consulting. She joined Bank of America in 2015 as Director of Audit Strategy & Change before moving into her current role. Prior to joining Bank of America, Erika held a similar role in Capital One’s Internal Audit division (2012—2015) and delivered internal audit services for PricewaterhouseCoopers (2000—2012), where she gained significant expertise in all aspects of internal audit delivery and audit professional practices including development of methodology, risk assessment, internal and external quality assurance programs, operations, and related reporting. Erika was previously a member of the Volunteer Fairfax Board of Directors and its finance committee (2011-2016). A Certified Internal Auditor, she is also a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors. Erika is a graduate of Auburn University with a degree in Finance and earned her MBA from Winthrop University.