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Ericka Kranitz

Director, Master of Management, Risk & Analytics
Professor of Practice in Accounting

Ericka F. Kranitz is a professor of practice in the Department of Accounting and the director, Master of Management, Risk & Analytics concentration in the Poole College of Management at NC State University. She is part of the ERM Initiative leadership team and teaches accounting-related courses. Ms. Kranitz is also a lecturing fellow for the Fuqua School of Business teaching a risk management course as part of the Master of Science in Quantitative Management business analytics program. Recently, she worked for Duke University as an associate director of the Ethics and Compliance Program where she was responsible for compliance assurance reviews and managing ethical-related activities.

Previously, Ms. Kranitz was with the University of Missouri System where she was responsible for identifying, developing and delivering training for sponsored programs and other financial related compliance requirements for all four campuses. While at the System, she was an adjunct instructor in the Trulaske School of Accountancy and Harry S. Truman School of Public Affairs on the University of Missouri campus. Prior to this, she was the director of internal audit for North Carolina State University (NCSU) in Raleigh. In this role, she transformed the internal audit division into a consultative and value added function and implemented best practices. During this time, she was also an adjunct instructor in the departments of accounting and public administration.

Ms. Kranitz received both her bachelor’s and master’s in accounting degrees from the University of Missouri – Kansas City. Her professional experience also includes working at Ernst & Young LLP, Chiquita Brands International, a global pharmaceutical company and consulting with local nonprofit organizations in the areas of governance and financial management.


  • MS, Accounting University of Missouri – Kansas City (May 1987)