City Auditor & Staff

City Auditor Carlos Lee Holt joined the City of Gainesville in April, 2015. He previously served as the Internal Audit Manager for Metropolitan Nashville, TN; as the Lead Investigator in the Inspector General's Office at Space and Naval Warfare Center (SPAWAR); as well as a 21 year career in the US Marine Corps. He has an MS in Accounting and Finance from the University of Maryland, an MS in Administration from Central Michigan University and a BS In Accounting from Columbia College. Mr. Holt is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Certified Government Audit Professional (CGAP). He coauthored an ACFE book on Fraud, Fraud Casebook, published by Wiley & Sons. Mr. Holt enjoys participating in professional speaking engagements and presentations to professional groups. He may be contacted at:  holtcl@cityofgainesville.org

Professional Staff

Assistant City Auditor Eileen Marzak has been with the City of Gainesville since 1986. Prior to joining the City, Eileen spent eight years with small and regional public accounting firms providing tax, auditing and consulting services.  Eileen holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of Florida and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).  Professional memberships include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA), Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and Association of Local Government Auditors (ALGA).   Eileen is an active member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and Association of Local Government Auditors (ALGA). She currently serves as Secretary for the North Central Florida Chapter of the IIA and recently served as Team Leader for a peer review for ALGA.  Eileen can be contacted by e-mail at: marzakem@cityofgainesville.org

 

Senior Auditor Brecka Anderson joined the City of Gainesville in 2008.  She received a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Marketing from Mississippi State University in Starkville, MS.  Brecka began her career in Internal Auditing at the University of Florida. Prior to that, she worked as a Field Auditor for General Electric and Deutsche Financial Services.  Brecka is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and a Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP).  She is an active member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and is a member of the Association of Local Government Auditors (ALGA) and the Florida Government Finance Officers Association (FGFOA).  She can be contacted by email at: andersonbh@cityofgainesville.org

Information Technology Auditor Ron Ison received a Master of Science in Management Information Systems from the University of Illinois, Springfield and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Information Systems from DeVry University, Long Beach. Mr. Ison has decades of experience in various computer information environments that include the University of California, Northrop Grumman, and General Dynamics. He is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP).  Ron can be contacted by e-mail at: isonrl@cityofgainesville.org

 

Executive Assistant Karen Haskell has been with the City of Gainesville since 2000.  She holds an Associate of Science degree in Computer Science and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration.  Over her employment with the City, she has also held positions in Human Resources, Office of Budget and Management, and GRU's Energy Supply department.  She can be contacted by email at: haskellkl@cityofgainesville.org