Christopher A. Galloway
9401 Mentor Ave. #240, Mentor, OH 44060
Lake County Auditor
BA – Ohio University
Qualifications for this office:
Current Lake County Auditor & 14 years as Concord Trustee
What is the function of the Auditor’s office, and how does it differ from the Treasurer’s job?
The Auditor’s Office responsibilities are far wider and broader than Treasurer. The Auditor is the Chief Financial Officer of the county. The Treasurer is responsible for collection of taxes and investment of county deposits. The Auditor is responsible for oversight of: county financial statements, state audits, all “AP” and “AR” (answer truncated for exceeding word limitation of 50 words).
What skills and experience would you bring to this office?
Currently serving. Honored to be named “Distinguished Auditor” by County Auditors’ Association of Ohio in 2021
How do you plan to communicate the financial health of Lake County to the public?
My first act as Auditor was to place our county finances on OhioCheckbook.com so any resident can see exactly how your tax dollars are being spent. I will continue to be an agent of transparency and fiscal responsibility.