Office Phone Number: (714) 438-4602
Office Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
With a Master's degree in Public Administration from Arizona State University, Rachel started her career in internal investigations (retail), moved into skip trace collections (banking), and transitioned into the public sector performing operational work for a US Congressman. With additional experience in city government in such areas as community outreach, emergency management, and law enforcement, Rachel garnered operational experience at both the local and Federal levels. Rachel started an audit career with the Texas State Auditor's Office. Having worked in audit for state and local government, where she gained additional subject matter expertise in purchasing, contracts, hotel occupancy tax, social services, health care, and information technology, she was able to obtain several audit related certifications (CIA, CFE, CRMA, CICA). Rachel is active in professional organizations, serves as a speaker at events, and publishes articles in audit-related publications.
Office Phone Number: (714) 438-4604
Office Email Address: email@example.com
After obtaining a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from California State Polytechnic University Pomona with a concentration in Accounting, Miguel began his career as an Accountant for a local CPA firm. There, Miguel provided audit, tax, payroll, and bookkeeping services for several businesses. This allowed him to develop skills in time management and client relations by simultaneously working on multiple projects. Miguel furthered his expertise by working at a national CPA firm concentrated in auditing government and nonprofit agencies. During his time as a Senior Auditor, Miguel led multiple audit engagements and provided essential training to clients. Other areas of expertise include: agreed-upon procedures, compliance, and performance audits.
The Internal Audit Department provides value-added audit, advisory and investigative services in an independent, ethical and collaborative environment to the District including the colleges, the Board of Trustees, students, vendors, members of the public and other stakeholders. The department contributes to the mission of the District and its colleges by ensuring efficiency and effectiveness in risk management, control and governance. As a result, reviewed operations are improved such that time and resources are streamlined and inefficiencies in processes are reduced or eliminated.
While the department offers various services to enhance service delivery and provide value to the District, the operations of the department is categorized into four groups.