Leslie Nagel is the Internal Audit Director at Minnesota Teachers Retirement Association in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Prior to joining TRA, Leslie was an audit manager for LarsonAllen LLP (now CliftonLarsonAllen), specializing in audits of employee benefit plans. While at LarsonAllen, she was responsible for providing quality technical review of audits, conducting firm-wide training on employee benefit plans, and analyzing service providers internal control reports for use firm wide. Her experience prior to internal and external auditing includes various accounting positions for a multi-specialty physician organization and other organizations.
She has a B.A. in Business Administration – Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS), and a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). She currently serves as president of the Association of Public Pension Fund Auditors.