Certifications and Awards

  • Certified Internal Auditor, William S. Smith Award
  • Certified Government Audit Professional
  • Certification in Control Self-Assessment, Highest Achievement Award
  • Accreditation in Internal Quality Assessment/Validation
  • Best Audit Report of 1999, Association of Local Government Auditors
  • Best Audit Report of 2014, Association of Local Government Auditors
  • Admitted to the State Bars of Arizona and Pennsylvania (inactive)


  • Juris Doctor, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
    Graduated magna cum laude, Editor of the Law Review
  • Graduate study in Education, Duquesne University
  • B.A., Psychology; B.S, Mathematics, Carnegie-Mellon University