Ms. Dixon-Turner is an internal controls and internal audit professional with 20+ years experiences in the financial services and healthcare industries. She currently leads the Operational Risk Management Team for Corporate Finance at The Vanguard Group, Incorporated. Prior to joining Vanguard, Shariah held positions in Internal Audit at Aetna and CIGNA. She began her career as a Staff Auditor in the Philadelphia Office of Arthur Andersen LLP.
Ms. Dixon-Turner has extensive NABA experience. She joined NABA as a student member on the campus of Howard University and has been an active member in the Association for nearly 25 years. Ms. Dixon-Turner has held leadership positions and has made an impact in the organization at the local, regional and national levels. At the local level, she served in various positions on the Philadelphia chapter’s board, including three years as the Chapter President and local Convention Committee Co-Chair of the 2007 National Convention. At the regional level, Ms. Dixon-Turner served as chair of several Eastern Region Student Conference committees as well as overall conference chair; Regional Vice President and Regional President. She is currently in her 15th year of service on NABA’s National Board of Director. During this time, she has served as a National Director with responsibility for Membership and as the National Executive Vice President, providing board oversight for the National Convention.
Ms. Dixon-Turner is committed to encouraging and training future NABA leaders. During her time in NABA, she has created training materials that are still used in the organization; developed meaningful programs; and brought forth action items to increase the regions’ profitability and efficiency in the National Office.
In addition to NABA, Ms. Dixon-Turner is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and currently serves as Treasurer of Rho Theta Omega Chapter in Philadelphia. She is also a member of the Penn Towne Chapter of The Links, Inc., one of the oldest and largest volunteer service organizations of women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African Americans.