A native Californian, Paul studied government operations at Harvard University, where he completed Harvard's prestigious Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in government from UC Berkeley and a Masters degree in management from the University of Redlands, California. Paul is also certified in strategic management and holds numerous certificates in strategy from USC, UC Berkeley and Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.
In addition, Paul Angulo is a Certified Public Accountant with 24 years business experience in the private sector before entering public service. He was elected Riverside County's Auditor-Controller in November 2010 in a record-breaking election, receiving the most votes by a candidate in Riverside County history.
A United States Army veteran, Paul served with various units, completing his military service with Headquarters Engineer Command, Frankfurt, West Germany. He was honorably discharged from active duty in 1974.
Increased transparency and accountability countywide.
Improved operational efficiency, with the office' year-end results under budget by millions of dollars each fiscal year under Mr. Angulo's leadership.
Implemented department-wide strategic plan to drive operational performance.
Improved internal audit operations and set higher standards of performance.
Improved the waste, fraud and abuse program for greater effectiveness.
Implemented ethics training for all staff.
Increased electronic payment systems to reduce fraud and better serve the taxpayer.
Continue to strengthen fiscal oversight
Increase operational capacity
Continue delivering results
Requiring an irreproachable level of ethics and integrity, Paul Angulo leads the oversight of the county's $12 billion in budget and assets. His office is also responsible for computing and transferring more than $3 billion in property taxes to K-14 schools, cities and special districts; and, audits of 52 departments, ranging from social services, fire, law enforcement, mental health and the county medical center for fraud, wasteful spending and fiscal abuse.
The office runs many complex processes, requiring it's auditor-controller to have a high degree of technical and management proficiency to ensure the results expected by the taxpayer.
"We don't build widgets at the county. We impact people's lives. We therefore have the obligation, indeed, the moral duty to continuously strive towards a higher standard of performance. I am committed to providing leadership that ensures the office remains at the cutting-edge of government operations. I will serve with the diligence and integrity our citizens expect of their public leaders. I respectfully request your vote on June 3, 2014."
Thank you for your trust and confidence.
God Bless America!
PAUL ANGULO, CPA
RIVERSIDE COUNTY AUDITOR CONTROLLER
UNITED STATES ARMY '74