Paulette Mullings Bradnock 

Chief Audit Executive

Paulette Mullings Bradnock  - BNY Mellon

Paulette Mullings Bradnock is chief audit executive for BNY Mellon, responsible for the management of more than 370 employees within Internal Audit. She reports directly to the audit committee chairman of the board of directors and administratively to the CEO.


Prior to joining BNY Mellon, Mullings Bradnock was senior vice president and chief audit executive at American International Group, Inc. She began her career at Chemical Bank, followed by Chase Manhattan Bank and its successor company JPMorgan Chase. At Chemical Bank, she worked in both audit and the retail bank control functions. At Chase Manhattan Bank, she successively covered global services, investment management, and private banking. Mullings Bradnock continued with Chase Manhattan Bank following the merger with J.P. Morgan and was given audit responsibilities for the corporate functions at JPMorgan Chase, including finance, legal, real estate, and human resources.


Mullings Bradnock serves on the board of governors for the Institute of Internal Auditors New York Chapter. She is a member of the board of trustees for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and serves as a madam chair of its audit committee. Mullings Bradnock also serves on the board of trustees as vice chair for her alma mater – Queens College, City University of New York – and chairs the audit committee. She is also a member of The Executive Leadership Council.


Mullings Bradnock was named one of Savoy Magazine’s “2018 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America.” In recognition of her achievements and influence in the banking and financial services sector, American Banker included her in the annual top 25 “Women to Watch” from 2017 thru 2021.


Mullings Bradnock earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Information Systems from Queens College, City University of New York.