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Elena Gheorghe

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Title: Senior Manager, Risk Strategies and Strategic Audits

Contact Information: Stanford Directory Profile


Elena Gheorghe is the Senior Manager of Risk Strategies and Strategic Audits at Stanford University, directing projects, reviews, and audits for the Office of the Chief Risk Officer. Elena started her career at Stanford in 2010 as part of the internal audit team and held various roles in internal audit and ERM. In 2018, she became the Associate Controller for the School of Medicine and returned to the Office of the Chief Risk Officer in 2023 to be part of the Risk Strategies team.

Prior to joining Stanford, Elena served as an Assurance Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Life Science and Venture Capital team. Her responsibilities included performing audits of financial statements, reviews of quarterly financial information, and audits of internal control over financial reporting.

Elena holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Santa Clara University and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).