Lindsey A. Perry was appointed Auditor General effective April 18, 2018. Ms. Perry is responsible for carrying out all Office audit, consulting, and investigation activities and management responsibilities, as well as overseeing the Office’s day-to-day operations and interacting with the Legislature, state and local officials, community leaders, and other stakeholders. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Perry advanced to progressively responsible positions during her 16-year Office tenure, with her most recent service in the role of Division of Financial Investigations Director.
Ms. Perry is an Arizona native and a graduate of the University of Arizona with a dual Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Public Administration (Accounting and Management Information Systems). She is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Fraud Examiner and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants, the National State Auditors Association, National Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and Arizona Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners. Ms. Perry was awarded the 2010 CFE of the Year award by the Arizona Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners, for her work in making a significant contribution to the fraud-fighting profession and exemplifying excellence in investigative expertise.