Mark S. Swann joined the Office of the City Auditor in May 2019. As City Auditor, Mr. Swann directs the audit team in performance of audit procedures including identifying standards, developing criteria and selecting appropriate methodologies to meet audit objectives. Additionally, he oversees operations of the Employee Retirement Fund as a member of the fund's board.
Mr. Swann has over 34 years of experience in management, auditing and information systems. Most recently, Mr. Swann served as Chief Audit Executive for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in Tennessee where he implemented an automated audit management software and reconstructed the internal audit assurance service program to improve audit coverage and efficiency. Prior to his role in Nashville, Swann worked for the City of San Antonio as the Interim City Auditor where he led efforts to improve accountability, risk management practices and control responses for an array of local government services.
Mr. Swann earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Abilene Christian University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). Mr. Swann is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), and the Association of Local Government Auditors (ALGA).