Anthony A. Garofoli, Executive Director of Internal Audit at RTA, has more than 37 years experience in audit work.

Public-sector experience

  • 1996-Present, Executive Director of Internal Audit, RTA. Supervises 7 employees and an annual budget of $850,000.
  • 1980-1996, Held progressively responsible positions with the State of Ohio, Office of the Auditor, including District Audit Manager, State Auditor.
  • Experience includes financial audits of governmental units; fraud Investigations; contract compliance, revenue collection audits, information technology audits, operational audits and internal audits.


  • Bachelor Degree, Business Administration with an Accounting Major, Cleveland State University.
  • St. Ignatius High School.
  • Certified Fraud Examiner, Internal Auditor and Government Financial Manager.

Professional memberships

  • NEO Chapter, Institute of Internal Auditors
  • NEO Chapter, Certified Fraud Examiners
  • NEO Chapter, Information Systems Audit Control Association
  • Internal Audit Committee, American Public Transportation Association
  • Infoguard, a discussion forum for data security, FBI Roundtable

Community memberships

  • Athletic Committee, Beaumont High School
  • Athletic Committee, Gesu School
  • Development Discussion Group, John Carroll University
  • Advisory Board and Committee, Catholic Youth Organization
  • Cleveland Clinic Kidney Foundation, a special unit with the Clinic
  • Stem Cell Research Foundation, Case Western Reserve University.

Updated Nov. 27, 2017

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