Mission & Core Values

The Office is guided by our Mission & Core Values


Our Mission


To make Long Beach better through independent audits and fraud investigations


 We work to:


  • Provide assurance City funds are spent as intended
  • Promote transparency and accountability of City operations
  • Prevent fraud, waste and abuse of City resources


Core Values


Our core values are principles that guide our mission, as well as shape our culture and direct our actions.


  • Independence

We embrace the responsibility entrusted in us to protect the public’s resources by performing our work objectively and independently.


  • Excellence

We pursue the highest level of work that provides the most value and makes meaningful impact to the City. To do so, we meet the highest professional standards.


  • Integrity

We commit to putting Long Beach first by promoting honesty, transparency and ethical behavior in our culture, actions and decisions.


  • Leadership

We leverage our professional experience and knowledge of the City to provide expert advice and leadership on business and financial practices. We seek creative ideas and forward-thinking solutions.


  • Collaboration

We build partnerships based on mutual respect, trust and understanding with all stakeholders to exchange ideas and develop solutions to City challenges.