Paulette joined BNY Mellon in May, 2015 as Chief Auditor, with a global responsibility for Internal Audit. She is a member of the Operating Committee and reports directly to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.
Paulette began her career at Chemical Bank and held roles in both audit and control functions. She joined Chase in 1993, where she successively covered global services, investment management and private banking. Paulette continued her career at Chase as it acquired J.P. Morgan and later merged with Bank One, and in 2004 was given audit responsibilities for the corporate functions at JPMorgan Chase, including finance, legal, real estate and human resources.
In 2005 Paulette moved to AIG as Deputy Director of Internal Audit, with expanded global responsibility for audit across financial services, general insurance and the corporate functions. In 2010 Paulette was appointed Senior Vice President and Director of Internal Audit, the top audit role for AIG, where she managed a global team of 400 employees.
Paulette serves on the Board of Governors for the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) New York Chapter. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro and Western New York, also serving as Chairperson of their Audit Committee.
Paulette is a native of Jamaica, West Indies. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Information Systems from the City University of New York (CUNY) – Queens College.