Office of the City Auditor
Key Staff

Kevin W. Barthold, CPA, CIA, CISA, CRMA

Kevin joined the Office of the City Auditor in September 2008. He was appointed City Auditor in February 2012 by the City Council after serving in an Interim capacity since February 2011. Kevin has over 21 years of internal audit experience and has held several audit management positions with local companies over his career. Kevin is active in the internal audit profession currently holding several leadership positions with the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) – San Antonio Chapter including Board Member, Associate Trustee, and Nominating Committee member. He has also served the IIA at the international level 9 years on the Board of Research and Education Advisors.
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Amy Barnes, CFE, CGAP

Amy joined the Office of the City Auditor in October 2015. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State University). Amy has over 10 years of internal auditing experience; in addition to experience in the fraud investigation field. She is a Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP) and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).

Mark Bigler, CPA, CISA, CFE

Mark is an Audit Manager in the Office of the City Auditor. Mark has graduate degrees in accounting and management information systems. He has over 20 years of performance, IT, fraud, and financial audit experience and has been with the City of San Antonio for over 9 years. He has previous work experience in the software, public utility, and natural resource industries.

Tina J. Flores

Tina holds a Master of Jurisprudence with a dual concentration in Compliance Law and Commercial Law from St. Mary’s School of Law. She also holds a Master of Business Administration & Bachelor of Arts and Administration Degree with a Minor in Information Systems from the University of the Incarnate Word. Prior to joining the Office of the City Auditor, she worked for the City in a variety of management roles for 11 years.

Doug Francis

Doug has been employed with the Office of the City Auditor since April of 2009. He holds a Master of Science degree in Accountancy from Texas State University. Prior to joining the City, he was a senior auditor with Ernst and Young, LLP.

Lawrence Garza, CFE

Lawrence holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Finance from the University of Texas at San Antonio. He joined the City Auditor’s Office in September 2013 with over nine years of accounting and operational management experience.

Terri Hernandez, CISA

Terri joined the Office of the City Auditor in October 2016. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She has 10 years of experience in Auditing, quality assurance, process development, quality improvement, change control & regulatory compliance. Terri also has prior experience in the Biologics, pharmaceuticals, & health informatics industries.

Daniel Kuntzelman

Daniel joined the Office of the City Auditor in January 2015. He holds a Master of Science in Accounting Degree from Texas A&M University and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Schreiner University.

Nastasha Leach

Nastasha joined the Office of the City Auditor in August 2016. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Texas A&M University – San Antonio. Nastasha comes from a military background and has previous experience in bank regulation.

Christopher Moreno, CFE

Christopher earned a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Accounting from the University of Texas at San Antonio. In Addition, he earned a Master of Professional Accountancy Degree from Texas A&M University at San Antonio. Christopher joined the City Auditor’s Office in 2012 with over five years of external and internal governmental auditing experience.

Rebecca Moulder, CIA

Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Accounting and Master of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She joined the Office of the City Auditor in August 2007.

Sandra Paiz, CFE

Sandy is an Audit Manager in the Office of the City Auditor. She joined the Office of the City Auditor in September, 2012. Sandy holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of the Incarnate Word. She has over 15 years of experience in Auditing, Enterprise Risk Management and Finance and Accounting. Prior to joining the City Audit Team, Sandy worked for Argo Group International and United Services Automobile Association.

Reina Sandoval

Reina holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to joining the Office of the City Auditor in June 2014, she worked in a variety of management and accounting roles for HEB Grocery.

Elsa Smithwick

Elsa joined the City of San Antonio in December 2006. She serves in an administrative support capacity for the entire audit staff. She is also one of our Department System Specialist (DSS) which she assists others in computer/technical situations. She is a graduate of Corpus Christi State University (CCSU) with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Programming.

Gabriel Trevino, CISA

Gabriel is responsible for planning and executing internal Information Technology General Control reviews. He joined the City Auditor’s Office in August 2012, and has seven years of experience with Sarbanes-Oxley and internal audit serving in both an IT and business process capacity. Gabriel has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the University of Texas at San Antonio and he is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

Susan VanHoozer, CIA, CISA

Susan holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Texas State University San Marcos. She joined the Office of the City Auditor July 2011 with 13 years of audit experience. Susan previously worked for the Texas State Auditor’s Office and a national CPA and Consulting firm that served the needs of government agencies at the state, federal, and local levels.

Buddy Vargas, CIA, CFE

Buddy is an Audit Manager in the Office of the City Auditor. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Accounting and a Master in Business Administration from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Buddy has worked for the Office of the City Auditor since June 2007. He has 15 years of prior experience in the investigative field.

Sheryl Wardashki, JD, CPA

Sheryl joined the Office of the City Auditor in August 2016. She has over 15 years of experience in public accounting and industry with companies including Metromedia Restaurant Group and Arthur Andersen. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Texas at San Antonio and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Sheryl is also a licensed attorney and a graduate of the University Of Texas School Of Law.

Holly Williams, CISA, CRISC

Holly joined the Office of the City Auditor in August 2014. She has over 15 years of IT audit and consulting experience with companies including Rackspace, USAA, Argo Group and Arthur Andersen. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Management Information Systems from Texas A&M University, and is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC).

Daniel Zuniga, CPA, CIA

Daniel Zuniga has more than 11 years of municipal government auditing experience with the City of San Antonio’s Office of the City Auditor. He has a Bachelor degree in Accounting from the University of Texas at San Antonio.