Benito Ybarra serves as the chief audit and compliance officer.
Ybarra oversees TxDOT's audit and compliance functions, including the offices of Internal Audit, Compliance Ethics & Investigations and Civil Rights. In addition, he oversees and provides direction for the External Audit & Advisory Services section, aimed at improving controllership, risk management and governance through value-driven audit and advisory services engagements.
Prior to joining TxDOT in September 2011, Ybarra worked at Dell Inc. and Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation. He has earned designation as a Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Information Systems Auditor and Certified Fraud Examiner as a result of his more than 17 years of audit and investigations experience.
In addition to serving on the American Center for Government Auditing's Advisory Committee, Ybarra sits on the Institute of Internal Auditors' Professional Issues Committee, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) and State Agency Internal Audit Forum (SAIAF) Internal Audit and Peer Review committees, and he is an active member of several additional professional organizations.
Contact Ybarra by phone at (512) 463-8654 or by email.