Chief Audit and Compliance Officer

Benito YbarraBenito Ybarra serves as Chief Audit and Compliance Officer.

Ybarra oversees TxDOT's Internal Audit and Compliance divisions. These functions are aimed at improving controllership, risk management, accountability and governance through value-driven audits, evaluations, investigations 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 designations 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 Board, Ybarra sits on the Institute of Internal Auditors' Publications Advisory 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) 463-5671 or by email.