Internal Audit



City Auditor Greg McDowell Greg McDowell, CPA, CIA, CFE

Since 1997, Greg has led the Audit Division as auditors have conducted diverse audits across city operations. Prior to working in Charlotte, Greg was audit director for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority for eight years. After beginning his career in public accounting in Chicago, Greg held several internal audit positions in Chicago and Washington, D.C.

Greg holds certifications for internal auditing (CIA), public accounting (CPA) and fraud examination (CFE). He is active in both the Institute of Internal Audit (IIA) Charlotte Chapter and the Association of Local Government Auditors. Since 2008, Greg has facilitated several auditing courses for the IIA.

Greg received his bachelor of science in accounting from the University of Illinois. In addition, he received his masters of accounting from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Deputy City Auditor Tina Adams Tina Adams, CIA, CPA

Tina Adams joined the City of Charlotte's Internal Audit Division in 1998 as a senior auditor and currently serves as the deputy city auditor. Prior to joining the city, Tina was chief financial officer for Child Care Resources in Charlotte, N.C. and was an audit supervisor with the South Carolina State Auditor's Office.

Tina serves on the board of directors of the Association of Local Government Auditors and is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors. She is a certified internal auditor (CIA) and a certified public accountant (CPA). Tina received her bachelor of science in accounting from Winthrop University.

 Audit Staff

Internal Audit Supervisors

Deputy City Auditor Marie Marsicano Marie Marsicano

Marie joined the office in June 1998. She holds a BBA in accounting from Dowling College in New York.
Deputy City Auditor Craig Terrell Craig Terrell, CISA, CPA

Craig joined the office in August 2014 after relocating from Arlington, Texas. He holds a BS degree in accounting from California State University, Long Beach and has more than 20 years of municipal government experience.
Senior Internal Auditors

Lynette C. Stover Lynette C. Stover

Lynette joined the office in November 2012. She holds a masters of accounting and a BS in accounting from Winthrop University and associate degrees in accounting, business management and general business from York Technical College.
Will Pellisero, CPA Will Pellisero, CPA, CIA, CISA

Will joined the office in February 2016. He holds a masters of accounting and BS of accounting from Appalachian State University.
Lisa Weller Lisa Weller

Lisa joined the office in December 2019 after spending 8 years with the City. She holds a BS in accounting from UNC Charlotte.
Shauntee' Dobbins Shauntee' Dobbins, CFE

Shauntee' joined the office in January 2021. She holds a BS in Accounting from Cameron University.
Internal Auditors

Cheryl Ramsey, CPA Cheryl Ramsey

Cheryl joined the office in December 2016.She holds a masters in Public Administration and a BS degree in Management from Hampton University.