The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) Office of Audits has the three primary functions below:
External Audits performs consultant contract audits, consultant overhead audits, invoice audits, railroad and utility contract audits, and audits of special projects. These audits ae conducted for contractors, consulting engineering firms, and utility and railroad companies that have contractual obligations with MDOT SHA.
Internal Audits performs audits of the activities and operations of MDOT SHA. Audits are conducted for compliance, reliability and integrity of information, efficiency and effectiveness, safeguarding of assets, and accomplishment of management's goals and objectives. Internal audits may be financial or operational.
Internal Audits investigates allegations of misconduct and of fraud, waste and abuse by MDOT SHA employees and external partners conducting business with MDOT SHA.
Special projects are performed at management's direction and discretion.
The Office of Audits is under the direct responsibility of the deputy administrator for administration and provides periodic updates to the administrator.
This unit verifies compliance with all construction directives, policies and procedures, guidelines, and laws and regulations for activities associated with MDOT SHA’s construction projects.
Tolulope Shoyemi, Director
Lisa Rosenberg, Deputy Director
Mohamed Soliman, Internal Audits Manager 410.545.8767(Operational audits, compliance audits and investigations)
Cynthia Berger, Construction Audits Manager 410.542.8767 Compliance audits, Invoice audits, and construction contract audits)
Sonya Pirtle, External Audits Manager 410.545.8702(Consultant contracts audits, Invoice audits, local public agency audits)
Mary Mays, A/E Audits Manager 410.545.8721(A/E consultant overhead audits, pre-contract audits)
To report known or suspected fraud, waste, or abuse at MDOT SHA, contact the Office of Audits’ fraud hotline at 866-362-1726. All information will remain confidential. You may choose to remain anonymous.
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