Doug A. Ringler, CPA, CIA

Auditor General

Doug A. Ringler, CPA, CIA, was appointed Auditor General by the Michigan Legislature effective June 9, 2014, via unanimous vote of its membership. On May 26, 2022, he was re-appointed for another eight-year term. Mr. Ringler has held a variety of positions within State government for over 30 years.

In February 2008, he was selected the Executive Branch’s first Chief Audit Executive to lead the internal auditors after their consolidation from the departments into the State Budget Office.

Mr. Ringler is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, and the Institute of Internal Auditors. He is a past recipient of the “Internal Auditor of the Year” Award, presented by the Institute’s Lansing Chapter. For the 2022-2023 membership year, he will serve as the Secretary/Treasurer of the National State Auditors Association and as a member of the National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers, and Treasurers executive committee.

A lifetime Michigan resident, he graduated from Ferris State University.

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