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Sonya Pais

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Title: Director

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Sonya Pais is Director - Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) for Stanford University. Her responsibilities include developing, implementing and administering an effective ERM program for the University and its affiliates. She joined the department as a Senior Auditor in April, 2014.


Prior to working at Stanford, Sonya was Manager - Enterprise Risk Services at Deloitte & Touche LLP serving clients and building relationships in the technology, financial services, oil & gas, retail and public sector. She started her career at Deloitte in 2003 and has led various finance transformation, internal audit and financial statement audit engagements.


Sonya holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from San Jose State University. She holds Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) licenses.