State Auditor Beth Wood
Beth Wood is a long-time public servant with 15 years of auditing experience. Beth served in the State Auditor’s Office for more than a decade and previously served in the State Treasurer’s Office. She is the first woman elected to the position of State Auditor in North Carolina. During her tenure in the State Auditor’s Office, Beth was instrumental in bringing the state’s compliance supplements up to federal standards, ensuring that federal grants are being used as intended. She was a leader in redesigning the Auditor’s Office training program to make training more relevant to state auditors’ work. And she helped develop employee evaluations that better reflected the job performance of Auditor’s Office employees. As State Auditor, her only priority is to monitor the state’s use of taxpayer money. She is the people’s full-time financial watchdog.