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Ms. Vernon is originally from Patuxent River, Maryland.
Ms. Vernon is a Certified Fraud Examiner with a strong financial accounting skill set and a keen eye for detail.
Prior to accepting her position with the Office of the Inspector General, Ms. Vernon worked as a Forensic Accountant with a private accounting firm in Fort Lauderdale analyzing client’s financial documents for instances of fraud. She also worked with the Florida Department of Revenue as an Auditor for several years where she audited taxpayer’s general ledgers, tax returns, and other financial documents to ensure compliance with state tax code.
Ms. Vernon earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Georgia State University and a Master degree in Accounting, with a Concentration in Forensic Accounting at Florida Atlantic University in Ft Lauderdale.