SANTA FE, NM – Deputy State Auditor, Natalie Cordova, CPA, was honored for her extensive experience and professional contributions in accounting to the State of New Mexico. The New Mexico Chapter of the Association of Government Accountants and the New Mexico Society of CPA’s have awarded Deputy State Auditor Cordova as its 2019 recipient of the Financial Manager of the Year and Outstanding Member in Government, respectively.
“It is my deepest honor to work alongside Natalie, she is a brilliant accountant whose education and background clearly demonstrates her incredible qualities, capacity, and commitment to public service” said State Auditor Brian S. Colón. “She is a wealth of experience and I am honored to celebrate her and the important and excellent work she does at the Office of the State Auditor. There is no doubt in my mind that she not only deserves this recognition, but she has indeed earned it.”
The NM Chapter of the Association of Government Accountants presented Deputy State Auditor Natalie Cordova with her award at a luncheon on October 17 and the NM Society of CPA’s will present her with their award on Friday, November 1 at the annual Pride in the Profession luncheon.
Prior to joining the Office of the State Auditor as its Deputy, Natalie Cordova’s extensive experience includes serving as CFO for the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office, and prior to her time there Deputy Auditor Natalie Cordova served as CFO for the Public Employees Retirement Association of New Mexico. Deputy State Auditor Natalie Cordova has dedicated her career to being the best of government in practice. She received her Bachelor of Science Degrees in Accounting and Economics from New Mexico State University, where she was awarded the Outstanding Senior of the Year Award in the Major of Economics.