Officer Bios

President - Scott Hanchett

Scott works as a Principal Technology Risk Analyst for Fidelity Investments in Raleigh, NC. Scott began his audit career in the IT Audit department with Mellon Bank (now BNY-Mellon) in Pittsburgh PA.  In 2004, he moved to NC to work for the IT Audit department in BB&T Bank in Wilson NC. He then worked as an IT Auditor with the Office of Inspector General – U.S. Postal Service in Raleigh NC before moving to his current position with Fidelity. He has over 12+ years of experience in the IT Audit, Sarbanes-Oxley, Information Security and Risk Management environments. He graduated with a BA from Heidelberg College and also has a Master’s in Public Policy & Management from the Heinz School, Carnegie-Mellon University and has also earned his CISA and CISSP certifications. He has been a member of the ISACA-RTC chapter since 2004. He can be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

First Vice President / Program Chair – Jaye Anna Hill

Jaye Anna Hill, PMP has been an active ISACA RTC member since 2015, serving as chapter treasurer for 2015/2016. She has been with BB&T for five years working in IT Risk Management as an IT Business Consultant performing risk assessments on Business Units within BB&T, She holds a bachelor's degree from DeVry University in Technical Management with a concentration in Networking and Project management. Jaye Anna may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Second Vice President - Candace Smith

Secretary - Alan J. Roth

Alan is a retired U. S. Postal Inspector with over 29 years of government service, including more than 22 as a federal law enforcement officer. Alan’s audit experience includes financial audit,contract audit, and developmental (IT) audit. He also is an experienced digital forensics examiner and supervisor, and contributed in that capacity to the drafting of several NIJ/NIST publications, including the NIJ Special Report on “Investigations Involving the Internet and Computer Networks.” He earned his CISA in 1996 and has been a member of the ISACA-RTC board of directors for several years in positions including certification coordinator, director, 2nd vice president and secretary. Alan earned his Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Florida International University.

Treasurer – Michael Burch

Michael recently retired from the Office of State Auditor (OSA), where he was the manager for the IS Audit Division. He was with OSA for 27 years, all in the IS Audit Division where he served as an IT auditor, supervisor, and manager. In 2002 Michael left OSA to work with Cherry Bekaert, a large regional CPA firm, as an IT Audit manager.  After five years with Cherry Bekaert, he returned to state government in 2007. Prior to his time as an IT Auditor, Michael was controller for a manufacturing firm in Smithfield and a private school in Raleigh. Michael is a graduate of UNC-CH with a Business Administration degree. He has an Accounting degree from Johnston Technical College, where he also completed additional courses in computer science. He obtained his CPA certification in 1985 and his CISA certification in 1988. Michael has been a member of the ISACA-RTC chapter for over 25 years, serving several terms on the board. Michael may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Director - James Michael Sedlmeyer

James graduated from the University of Pittsburgh and has worked as an internal/external auditor for the past 20+ years in the financial services industry. His skill set extends to: conducting vendor technology risk reviews utilizing ISO 27001 domains; conducting audits that assess the client’s overall control environment; and building/managing Sarbanes-Oxley compliance programs that utilize COSO and COBIT frameworks. James is CISA certified and currently works as a Principal Technology Risk Analyst at Fidelity Investments.

Director - David Harold Parker, Jr.

David works as an IT Risk management Specialist at BB&T. He began his career with the North Carolina Highway Patrol in 1984 where he worked in communications engineering and information technology. After 10 years with the highway patrol, David accepted a position at NC State University where he became an IT Manager. In 2011, he transitioned to the private sector and worked as n IT Compliance Analyst until 2015 at Sampson-Bladen Oil Company, North Carolina's 8th largest privately held corporation. David's primary responsibilities at Sampson-Bladen were information security and PCI compliance for more than 75 retail locations. David holds CRISC, PCIP, and MPSC certifications.

Director - Tia Shoemaker

Tia obtained her Bachelor's Degree from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York.  She then held various corporate accounting and finance positions for approximately ten years.  In 2011 she moved to Raleigh and returned to school at North Carolina State University.  She graduated with a Masters Degree in Accounting and a concentration in Information Technology.  She then worked at the NC Office of the State Auditor as an Information Systems Auditor.  Tia currently works as an Internal Auditor at Cisco Systems in RTP.  Tia is a CPA, CISA and CFE.

Immediate Past President - Chris Garris

Chris is the IT Systems Auditor for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  He has been in Internal Audit for 5 years, performing IT Audits, Forensic Computer Reviews, serving on University committees such as HIPAA Security Liaison Committee and Social Security Number Management Advisory Committee and functioning in an advisory capacity to various groups.  Prior to UNC-CH he was the Vice President for Information Technology at Cherokee Sanford Group.   Cherokee Sanford Group became the largest privately held brick manufacturer in the US, with multi state manufacturing and distribution locations, selling both nationally and internationally.  Cherokee Environmental Group also operated under the umbrella of Cherokee Sanford Group, providing soil remediation to clean up petroleum contaminated soils.  Chris was with Cherokee Sanford Group for 17 years until the company was sold to General Shale, Inc., the US subsidiary of the Vienna, Austria, based Wienerberger Group, and an employee of General Shale for approximately a year to assist with IS migrations.  In this position Chris was responsible for all aspects of IT and telecommunications for Cherokee Sanford Group.  Previous to that, Chris was Accounting Manager with Cherokee Sanford Group, and Accounting Manager with a division of Stanadyne, Inc., Moen Products.  Chris is a graduate of UNC-CH.  Chris may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Webmaster - Srinivas Saraswatula, CIA, CISA, CISM, PMP

Srinivas is a Portfolio Manager at Raytheon Blackbird Technologies. He has an MBA from UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School and degress in Civil Engineering from Clemson and Osmania University (in India). Srinivas has over 20 years of experience in IT Audit, information security, risk management and regulatory compliance in the financial services, utility, and telecommunications industries. Srinivas can be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Audit & Nominations Chairperson

Open - If you are interested in serving your chapter and peers in this position, please contact your Chapter President or your Membership Chairperson