Esq. Chief Audit Executive, Director, Office of Internal Audit and Management Services
Gordon Taylor has been with the City University of New York since 1990 and has provided over two decades of distinguished public service and leadership in finance and administration. Gordon has been the Director of Internal Audit and Management Services and the Chief Audit Executive for the City University of New York, since 2007. In this capacity, Gordon is a key university advisor and is responsible for directing the internal audit and control programs, investigations and special projects in the financial, compliance, operational and information systems at CUNY. Gordon works closely with senior management on audits, projects and investigations.
Gordon came to CUNY from the insurance and banking industry where he served in various capacities such as accounting, internal audit, and financial analysis. Prior to joining the Office of Internal Audit and Management Services, Gordon served as a policy-level resource to the Vice Chancellor for Budget and Finance and worked in various accounting and finance capacities including contracting, MWBE program compliance, and budget administration.
Gordon has broad experience in public administration, law, accounting and finance. He has experience in understanding and documenting a wide variety of legal issues, accounting information systems and analyzing and designing internal control systems to include both preventative and detective controls.
Gordon has been admitted to the New York State and United States Supreme Court bar as an Attorney. He graduated cum laude from New York Law School and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Pace University’s Lubin School of Business.
Gordon is the Vice Chairman of the New York/ New Jersey Intergovernmental Audit Forum and is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, the Association of Government Accountants, the Association of College and University Auditors and New York State Internal Control Association NYSICA.