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Kyle Elser, CPA, CIA, CFE

Assistant City Auditor

Kyle Elser was hired as the City's Interim Internal Auditor in April 2007 in order to start reestablishing the City's Internal Audit function while a nationwide search was conducted to hire a permanent Internal Auditor. In September 2007, Eduardo Luna was hired as the Internal Auditor, and Kyle accepted the position of Audit Manager. During the interim period, Kyle was instrumental in preparing the City's first annual Citywide Risk Assessment that will be used for audit planning purposes. Prior to April 2007, Kyle was the City's Payroll Manager for over a year, and he previously worked in the City's Audit Division for ten years. Before he began working for the City, he was employed by a local CPA firm for seven years doing professional accounting and tax work.

Kyle is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). He is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and Association of Local Government Auditors. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from Humboldt State University.