Wayne Scott

College of Business, Engineering, and Computational & Mathematical Sciences Alumnus of the Year, 2018


Wayne Scott is currently the Senior Director of Internal Audit and Enterprise Risk Management for SourceAmerica headquartered Vienna, Virginia. SourceAmerica is a non-profit corporation helping people with significant disabilities to find employment and assure they are represented in the work force. Wayne advises Source America’s senior management and Board of Directors on the company’s operational efficiencies and highlights solutions for risk mitigation. Prior to joining SourceAmerica, Wayne dedicated nearly seventeen years of service as Vice President of Internal Audit for the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC).  In this role, he led a 95-member staff, presiding over audit activities associated with the collection and disbursement of the Universal Service Fund (USF), and provided leadership over a significant number of external auditors supporting programmatic audit reviews in compliance audit activities. During his tenure with USAC, Wayne and his team made a number of contributions to enhance the effectiveness of USF administration by recommending several process improvements that resulted in saving the Universal Service Fund millions of dollars annually. 

Prior to joining USAC, Wayne served as manager of internal audit at US Airways, where he performed similar duties for the Fortune 500 company, generating measurable results such as solutions to increase in-flight sales revenue and streamlining audit processes.  

He earned his B.S. in Accounting at Frostburg State University in 1989 and received a Certificate as both an Information Systems and Internal Auditor.