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Erie Insurance names Pamela Pesta as chief internal audit officer


ERIE, Pa. (Aug. 30, 2018)Pam Pesta has been named vice president and chief internal audit officer at Erie Insurance, effective Sept. 4 2018. She will manage the overall operations of the Internal Audit Department and provide strategic, risk-based insight to the organization.   

Pesta joins ERIE from Nationwide Insurance where she served as vice president of Supply Management Services. She also served as associate vice president of Internal Audit Strategy and Operations, as well as a senior audit consultant, audit consultant and audit specialist.

Prior to that, she worked as a senior managing consultant with Navigant Consulting in Washington, DC, and as an economic and financial consulting manager with Arthur Andersen in Phoenix, Ariz.        

Pesta earned her MBA from The Ohio State University and her bachelor of science degree in Business Administration, Finance, from Youngstown State University.

Pesta holds a number of professional certifications including Certified Internal Auditor, Certified in Risk Management Assurance and Certified Fraud Examiner.