Director for Internal Audit
David Sears is the Director for Internal Audit, where he oversees the performance of audits that access the adequacy of internal controls and operational efficiencies of agency business functions. Prior to his current role, he has about 17 years of experience with the Office of the New York State Comptroller. He started his career performing audits of local governments and school districts in which he directly contributed to over 100 audits. He worked as a manager in the Office of Internal Audit for about six years auditing OSC business functions and NYS pension-related functions. In addition, he has worked with local, State, and Federal authorities providing forensic work and documentation that was used as the basis of fraud convictions.
David has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Sage Colleges.