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About the Office of the City Auditor

The Office of the City Auditor was created under Section 17 of Article VII of the City Charter. Chapter 2-3 of City Code details the office operations.

City Auditor Team

Management Team

 
City Auditor

Corrie Stokes

Corrie Stokes is the City Auditor in Austin, Texas. Since joining the City of Austin in 1999, Corrie has had the opportunity to evaluate most areas of City operations including housing, law, public safety, transportation, planning, and utility services.  She has delivered trainings and presentations on auditing fundamentals, fraud considerations, performance measurement, and various audit analysis tools.

Corrie is a past president of the Association of Local Government Auditors, on the Executive Committee of the Southwest Intergovernmental Audit Forum, and a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.  She is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP), and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). She has a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies from Trinity University and a Master of Public Affairs from the University of Texas.

Jason Hadavi, Acting Deputy City Auditor 
Deputy City Auditor

Jason Hadavi

Jason Hadavi is the Deputy City Auditor in Austin, Texas. He started with the office in 2005 as an Audit Investigator. Since that time he has had the opportunity to participate in many audits and investigations as well as lead the office’s efforts to establish the first ever Citizen’s Redistricting Commission in Austin. Jason is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and Leadership Professional in Ethics and Compliance (LPEC). He serves on the Association of Local Government Auditors (ALGA) Membership Committee and has served as a Knighton Judge. Jason has led and assisted multiple peer reviews across the country. He has also presented training on a number of topics to ALGA, the Institute of Internal Auditors, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and other similar organizations.

Assistant City Auditors
  • Patrick Johnson, CIA, CGAP. Patrick joined the office in June 2004.  He holds a JD from the University of Kansas and a BSBA in Finance and Economics from Rockhurst College.
  • Keith Salas, CIA, CGAP, CFE. Keith joined the office in March 2014.  He holds an MPAff from the University of Texas at Austin and a BA in Economics from Yale University.
  • Neha Sharma, CIA, CPA, CISA. Neha joined the office in November 2010.  She holds a BA in Accounting from the University of India.
Chief of Investigations
  • Brian Molloy, CFE, CIA, CGAP. Brian rejoined the office in July 2018, after previously working with the office from 2014-2016.  He holds a JD from DePaul University and a BA in Economics and Classical Archaeology from the University of Michigan.
Quality Assurance Coordinator
  • Olga Ovcharenko, CGAP, CICA, CRMA. Olga joined the office in November 2005.  She holds a MAcy from Texas State University and a BS in Economics from Novosibirsk State University.

City Auditor staff

City Auditor Staff

Audit Staff

Supervising Senior Auditors

  • Kathie Harrison, CGAP, CFE, CICA. Kathie joined the office in April 2007.  She holds a BA in Communications from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
  • Henry Katumwa, CGAP, CICA, CRMA. Henry joined the office in October 2005.  He holds a BA in Political Science from Huston-Tillotson University and an AS in Accountancy from the Uganda College of Commerce.
  • Tyler Myers, CIA, CGAPTyler joined the office in May 2017. He holds an MPA from Baruch College, City University of New York and a BS in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin.
  • Kelsey Thompson, CIA, CGAP. Kelsey joined the office in June 2018. She holds an MPAff from the LBJ School and a BA in Plan II Honors and Women’s and Gender Studies from the University of Texas at Austin.

Senior Auditors

  • Francis Reilly. Francis joined the office in May 2019. He holds an MA in Urban Planning from UCLA and a BS in Urban Planning from Arizona State.
  • Andrew Scoggin. Andrew joined the office in June 2019. He holds an MPAff from the University of Texas at Austin and a BS in Journalism and Political Science from Northwestern University.
  • Mike Sim. Mike joined the office in August 2020. He holds an MPAff from the University of Texas at Austin and a BA in Psychology and Political Science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Jasmine TriplettJasmine joined the office in May 2021. She holds an MPAff from the University of Texas at Austin and a BA in International Studies from American University.

Auditors

  • Mariel Dempster. Bio coming soon.
  • Sarah Evers. Bio coming soon.
  • Jacob PerryBio coming soon.
  • Elena PurcellBio coming soon.
Investigations Staff

Supervising Senior Investigators

  • Tope Eletu-Odibo, CFE. Tope joined the office in June 2012.  She holds an MPAff from the University of Texas at Austin and an LLB in Law from the University of East Anglia.

Senior Investigators

  • Maxx Eckert. Maxx joined the office in June 2021. He holds a BA in Political Science from the University of North Texas.
  • Andrew Williams, CFE. Andrew joined the office in November 2018. He holds an MA in Law and Diplomacy from Tufts University and a BA in History and French from the University of Pennsylvania.
  • Michael Yamma, CFE. Mike joined the office in January 2019. He holds a BA in Political Science from St. Edward's University.
Support Staff

Quality Assurance Analyst

  • Karl Stephenson, CGAP. Karl joined the office in October 2011.  He holds a BS in Marketing from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Administrative Coordinator

  • Angie Guerrero. Angie joined the office in June 2008.

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