Why the Auditor’s Race Matters to Athens County.

Transparency only exists outside of one-party rule and political strong-arming. Private meetings, winks and handshakes do not result in transparency, but rather public corruption, poor management and less accountability.

In the 22 years I’ve served as County Auditor, I have repeatedly exposed corruption and abuse. Under my watch the office upgraded to an integrated financial software application that ensures accountability, helps officials make informed decisions and increased financial transparency.