Tricia L. Roberts was appointed Vice President of Audit within the Office of the Special Advisor to the Chair at the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) in February 2020. Previously she served as the Vice President of Finance.
Ms. Roberts joined NYCHA in 2016 as the Director of Internal Audit & Assessment, spearheading a proactive enterprise-wide, risk-based approach to internal auditing. Her work led to savings/recoupment of assets and provided guidance and recommendations to NYCHA management on internal controls and risk management. She also served as the liaison to Federal, State, and City entities managing the Authority’s external audit process.
Before joining NYCHA, Ms. Roberts served as Director of Risk Management and Compliance at the Church Pension Group. She developed extensive Federal and City government audit and financial management expertise as a Senior Analyst at the United States Government Accountability Office, Senior Financial Consultant at the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, and Supervising Budget Analyst at the New York City Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget.
Ms. Roberts holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Temple University, a dual Master of Public Health and Public Administration from New York University’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, and two professional certificates in accounting and auditing. She is also a Certified Internal Auditor, and most recently served on the Ifetayo Cultural Arts Academy’s Audit Committee.