Simona Padilla-Scholtens, CPA

Simona Padilla-Scholtens currently serves as Auditor-Controller of Solano County.  She was elected to her second four-year term beginning January 1, 2011.   She joined the County as an Internal Auditor in 1984, promoted to Chief of Internal Audits in 1986 and served in that capacity until her promotion to Assistant Auditor-Controller in 1994.

Simona received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting from the California State University of Sacramento and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California.  She participates on the State Auditor’s Association Accounting Standards Committee and Legislative Committees, State Association of County Auditors Executive Committee, Solano County Pension Advisory Committee and the Solano County Debt Advisory Committee.

Under Simona’s leadership, the County has earned the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) award for the last 11 consecutive years.