Barbara Coppage, CIA, CQA, has a master of business administration degree from Arizona State University and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration / Accounting from San Diego State University. She was in the United States Navy for 7 years serving in various financial roles. She has worked as an Auditor/Evaluator for the California Bureau of State Audits and as a Deputy City Auditor for the City of Phoenix for the last 14 years. During this time, Ms. Coppage managed various types of audits including those related to construction, procurement, pension, and aviation. She also provided assistance to management by identifying process improvements, conducting focus groups and assisting departments with identifying risk.