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    Meet the Auditor

    Karl L. Keith was appointed Montgomery County Auditor in December 2000 and elected to full four-year terms in 2002, 2006 and 2010.

    Mr. Keith began his career as a state examiner in the county/township audits division for the Ohio Auditor of State.  He subsequently served eight years in the Montgomery County Treasurer’s Office first as fiscal systems analyst and later as assistant treasurer for cash management. He was appointed chief deputy auditor in 1991, a position he held for over nine years prior to his appointment as auditor.  

    A Certified Cash Manager, Mr. Keith earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Ashland College and a master’s degree in political science from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.  In 2002, he earned the Ohio Financial Accountability Certification from the State of Ohio, and he completed the Community Land Reform Initiatives Program at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government in 2009.

    Mr. Keith is the past president of the County Auditors’ Association of Ohio and was the recipient of the Association’s Richard J. Makowski Award as the Outstanding County Auditor for 2012.  He is a member of the Montgomery County Animal Resource Center Advisory Board and is the president of the Ashland University Alumni Association Board of Directors.

    Karl and his wife, Doris, reside in the City of Dayton.

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