As Chief Administrative Officer, Muriel Rhoder oversees Human Resources, Procurement and General Services, Compliance, Internal Audit, and Fraud Investigation. Muriel was previously the Director of Internal Audit, responsible for the internal audit function, implementing the annual internal audit plan, and reviewing policies, procedures, and practices for inclusion of adequate internal controls. With more than 22 years of experience in evaluating and implementing internal and information systems controls for governmental entities and as part of a large regional independent accounting firm, Muriel possesses a Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Accounting from Texas A&M University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of the Incarnate Word. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of Texas, Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). Muriel is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Institute of Internal Auditors, the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, and the National Forum for Black Public Administrators.