Working with Public Sector Auditors
Contrary to what your gut instincts may tell you, working with public sector auditors may not be your worst nightmare. In fact, these professional interactions and the resulting, ongoing mutual relationship can be beneficial to your department. Auditors can help create processes, train sworn staff, leverage your resources, and provide valuable third-party perspective and feedback.
Bill retired from the City of Phoenix (City) in 2017 after 28 years where he served as the City Auditor. As the City’s Chief Audit Executive, he managed and directed the City’s internal audit department and a staff of professionals who conducted performance, internal control, financial management, contract compliance, process improvement, information system audits and fraud investigations throughout the City, including City contractors. Phoenix has 14,000 employees, 28 operational departments and an annual operating budget of about $3.5 billion.
After retirement, Bill co-founded MyDUISolution.com and currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer. MyDUISolution.com is an on-line personal service platform providing information, services and tools to help people understand the DUI citation, legal and compliance processes, thereby enabling safer streets and higher DUI compliance rates.
Bill has an undergraduate degree in Finance and a Master of Public Administration from Arizona State University and is a Certified Fraud Examiner. He is Past President and Treasurer of the Association of Local Government Auditors and currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Arizona Federal Credit Union.