Melissa L. Adkinson became the chief of Internal Review Office, Mobile District, in June 2004. Adkinson is responsible for providing a broad range of auditing services designed to help the Mobile District commander meet his/her objectives.
Adkinson has worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, for 28 years. Within that timeframe, she has worked as an accountant in Resource Management, a business analyst for the South Atlantic Division region, a budget analyst in Engineering Division and Programs Management, and as an auditor and the chief of the Internal Review Office.
Adkinson has also served as a corporate tax manager for Purcell Corporation, an accountant for Springhill Hospital, and an accountant for the Bureau of Prisons.
Adkinson’s education and professional designations include a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of South Alabama. She is a certified internal auditor; a certified government auditing professional; and a certified defense financial manager.