Rod Isom

Internal AuditorOffice of the Chancellor

Rod Isom

Rod Isom serves in a dual role as Internal Auditor at UNCSA and Interim Chief Audit, Risk and Compliance Officer at Winston-Salem State University (WSSU). Isom has been with the WSSU Internal Audit department for six years. During his time with WSSU, Isom has been a part of the department’s growth and quality assessment reviews, which resulted in the department receiving the highest rating of general conformance with auditing standards. 


  • Joined the WSSU Internal Audit department in 2014, appointed Audit Manager in 2016
  • Former External Auditor with Big 4 accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers 
  • Former Divisional Internal Auditor for the Salvation Army North and South Carolina Divisional Headquarters
  • Former Accountant for the Salvation Army
  • Certified Internal Controls Auditor


  • Served as Vice President, President and Past President for the University of North Carolina Auditors Association (UNCAA)
  • Member of the Risk Dictionary Committee for the Association of College and University Auditors (ACUA)


M.Acc.Liberty University

B.A. Business AdministrationPresbyterian College