Alex Stephanouk holds a bachelor's degree in marketing from Auburn University and a master of business administration in internal audit and human resources from Louisiana State University. He joined Aflac in 2009 as vice president, Internal Audit, for Aflac Incorporated, where he was responsible for all corporate Internal Audit activities and reported to the Aflac Incorporated Audit Committee. He was promoted to his current position in 2012.
Before joining Aflac, he was managing director of Advisory Services at KPMG in Atlanta, and he also worked as manager of Business Process Risk Consulting at Arthur Andersen, LLP. He holds the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and the Certified Risk Management Assessor (CRMA) designations. Additionally, he is on the Board of Governors of the Columbus Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors and is the treasurer for the board of directors for the Family Center, a local not-for-profit organization. He is also on the LSU Center for Internal Auditing Advisory Board.