Renotta Young

Renotta Young is Deputy Controller of Financial Compliance and External Audits reporting to the Vice President, Finance and Controller. Her oversight includes managing federal agency audits and reviews. She periodically serves on National Science Foundation (NSF) Peer Review Panels, and she is a member of the Council of Government Relations (COGR), where she serves on the COGR Costing Committee. Prior to joining Columbia, Renotta was the Director of Corporate Tax for the Mayo Clinic headquarters in Rochester, Minnesota where her responsibilities included a team with oversight of tax policy and filings for Mayo Clinic parent company and over 40 subsidiaries. While working at the Mayo Clinic, she co-directed the Mayo Clinic Economic Impact Project which provided the groundwork for Mayo Rochester’s Destination Medical Center (DMC) , an innovative economic development initiative. Prior to the Mayo Clinic, she served as Director of Tax Compliance at the University of Illinois where she developed tax policy and procedures for the Champaign-Urbana, Chicago and Springfield campuses. She holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law at Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, and a Bachelor of Arts from Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio.