Knighton Award - Exemplary Audit Report

The City of Virginia Beach’s Office of the City Auditor presented a persuasive, compelling report that examined the efficiency and effectiveness of the Virginia Beach Community Development Corporation in fulfilling its Strategic Plan. 

The audit was relevant, highly impactful and responsive to the needs and concerns of decision-makers and the public. The report’s clear and concise language and effective visuals made the subject matter easy to understand and increased the persuasiveness of the issues identified. 

Recommendations reported were specific, feasible and impactful as they addressed funding, replacement of the CEO and performance of cost-benefit analyses prior to budget-based decisions. 

The report’s message was strong. The resulting recommendations will provide future benefits for the Community Development Corporation and assist in the accomplishment of its five-year Strategic Plan.

Knighton Award