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Leadership at SAO

The Washington State Auditor’s Office (SAO) carries pride in its leadership team. Leadership at SAO is responsible for informing, educating, and empowering our employees by communicating the Office’s mission: Increasing trust in government. 

Pat McCarthy – State Auditor

Keri Rooney – Deputy State Auditor

Rick Talbert – Deputy State Auditor

Kelly Collins – Director of Local Audit

Scott Frank – Director of Performance and IT Audit

Sadie Armijo – Director of State Audit and Special Investigations

Scott Woelfle – Director of Quality Assurance and Innovation

Janel Roper – Director of Administrative Services

Kathleen Cooper – Director of Communications

Scott Nelson – Director of Legislative and Policy Affairs

Al Rose – Director of Legal Affairs