Partner and Practice Leader
Cristy Canieda helps manage Vasquez & Company's local government and Yellow Book audit practice. She also oversees its offshore operations providing accounting outsourcing, internal audit, and audit and administrative support services. She joined the firm in 2007.
Cristy specializes in audit and consulting for local government agencies, including cities, water districts, housing and public financing authorities, transportation agencies and other special districts. Her more than 20 years of public accounting and consulting experience encompasses all aspects of financial and compliance audits, including internal control reviews and Uniform Guidance and program-specific audits, as well as comprehensive annual financial report preparation and compliance reviews.
Formerly an audit manager in PwC's Manila office, she played a key role developing that firm's infrastructure management and outsourced applications, and supporting clients' operational efficiency initiatives.
Cristy earned an associate degree in government auditing and a bachelor of science degree in accountancy from Enverga University, as well as a master's degree in business administration from the Ateneo Graduate School of Business in the Philippines.
She is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant in California.