Don began working in the UHS Internal Auditing Department on October 1, 1987. Other experience includes: five years of Big Four public accounting experience, three years of controller experience in industry, and three years of experience as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army. He received a M.B.A. degree from the University of New Orleans where he was a member of Beta Gamma Sigma. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Institute of Internal Auditors. He is a past president of the Texas Association of College and University Auditors.