Monica Houston Recommended by Cuyahoga County Audit Committee as Director of Internal Auditing

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CUYAHOGA COUNTY, OH – The Cuyahoga County Audit Committee announced today the recommendation of Monica Houston, formerly City Auditor for the City of Modesto, California, to the role of Cuyahoga County’s Director of Internal Auditing.

Prior to her role as City Auditor, Houston was the Compliance Manager for the National Futures Association. From 2012 to 2016, Houston was the Chief Audit Officer for the South Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission.

“The Cuyahoga County Audit Committee is pleased to recommend Monica to the role of Director of Internal Auditing,” said Chairman of the Cuyahoga County Audit Committee, Mike Abouserhal. “Monica has an extensive background in providing audit strategy and consulting services for a number of private and public sector organizations. Under her leadership, she has managed audit and risk processes and created significant improvements that reduced risk and decreased costs. We believe she will be a great addition to our leadership team.”

The Audit Committee recommends candidates to Cuyahoga County Council. County Council appoints the position.

The recommendation is for an unexpired term ending June 30, 2020. Each original term is for four years.