John Keel

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John Keel
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Texas State Auditor
Incumbent
In office
December 2004 - Present
Years in position 10
PartyNonpartisan
PredecessorLawrence F. Alwin
Compensation
Base salary$198,000
Elections and appointments
AppointedDecember 2004
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sThe University of Texas at Austin
Master'sSaint Edward's University
Websites
Office website
John Keel is the current Texas State Auditor. Keel has served since December 2004.[1]

Biography

Keel's long record of government service began in 1973 with his position "as an accountant at the Texas Water Quality Board."[1] From there he went to serve in the office of the Texas Comptroller. Keel also served as the director of budget in the Texas Attorney General's Office and as "special assistant for budget and projects for the Texas Senate."[1] He began as director of the Texas Legislative Budget Board in 1994. Keel worked in the private sector from 1981 to 1988, founding and running a tax, accounting and consulting practice.[1]

Education

  • Saint Edward's University, 1975, M.B.A.
  • The University of Texas at Austin, 1972, B.B.A.[2]

Political career

Texas State Auditor (2004-present)

Keel has served as Texas State Auditor since 2004.

Previous positions

  • Director of Texas' Legislative Budget Board (1994-2004)
  • Special Assistant of Budget and Projects for Texas Lieutenant Governor Bob Bullock’s Office (1991)
  • Texas Deputy Comptroller (1990)
  • Internal auditor and budget director for the Texas Attorney General's Office (1988-1990)
  • Account for Texas Water Quality Board (1973-1975)
  • Various positions, Texas Comptroller's Office (1975-1981)

Appointments

2004

Keel was first appointed as Texas State Auditor in 2004.

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Preceded by
Lawrence F. Alwin
Texas State Auditor
2004-present
Succeeded by
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