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Ted Sauerbeck - Retired Deputy Auditor General, Florida Auditor General's Office 

Ted Sauerbeck has been employed by the Florida Auditor General’s Office for nearly 36 years. He retired in May 2015; however, after a year of retirement, he returned to work for the Auditor General’s Office. He currently works for the Auditor General’s Quality Control and Professional Practice section.

From January 2010 through May 2015, Ted was Deputy Auditor General for the Auditor General’s Educational Entity and Local Government Audits Division. He was responsible for audits of district school boards, State colleges and universities, local governments (counties, municipalities, and special districts), and judicial entities, and for reviews of financial audit reports submitted by charter schools, district school boards, and local governments.

Prior to becoming Deputy Auditor General, his positions included:

  • Audit Director responsible for the Auditor General’s quality control and professional practice activities, including continuing education and staff training, quality assurance reviews, coordination of external peer reviews, and responding to exposure drafts.
  • Audit Manager responsible for financial, federal, and operational audits of State colleges and universities
  • Audit Supervisor responsible for audits of local governments and certain nonprofit organizations, and for providing technical assistance to those same entities and their auditors

Ted is a graduate of the University of Central Florida. He is a certified public accountant and certified government finance officer, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA).

He served two years as a member of the FICPA’s Board of Governors and six years as a member of the Florida Governmental Finance Officers Association (FGFOA)’s Board of Directors. Ted has been a frequent speaker for the FICPA, FGFOA, and other organizations, and has authored or co-authored articles on various topics for the FICPA and FGFOA.