Meet the Staff
Andrea Butola, CPA, CFE, CGMA
Ms. Butola joined the Audit team in May 2017. Ms. Butola has over 20 years of financial and audit experience in both governmental and private sector auditing and has completed financial, compliance and performance auditing. Prior to accepting the position of City Auditor for the City of Cape Coral, Ms. Butola was the Senior Internal Audit Manager for the State of Rhode Island Office of Internal Audit for the Continuous Auditing Unit. In this capacity, she performed vendor compliance audits of vendors doing business with the State as well as performance audits of various state departments and agencies. Prior to beginning her auditing career Ms. Butola was the Assistant Director of Finance for the Town of Jamestown, Rhode Island as well as an Assistant Director of Financial Aid at Salve Regina University. After passing the CPA exam, Ms. Butola began her audit career with the State of Rhode Island Office of the Auditor General where she conducted financial, compliance and performance audits and earned her Certified Fraud Examiner certification. In addition, Ms. Butola worked in private industry for MetLife Internal Audit. While with MetLife she worked on the US Operations Audit Team as the SOX Coordinator for the entire internal audit department before returning to the State of Rhode Island to assume the role of the head of the Department of Transportation External Audit Unit. While with DOT she conducted audits of the engineering consultants that were contracted with DOT to design the roads and bridges for the state.
Ms. Butola moved to Cape Coral from Jamestown, Rhode Island.Ms. Butola earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management with a concentration in Finance as well as a Master of Science in Accounting from Salve Regina University, Newport, Rhode Island. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants(AICPA), Institute of Internal Audit (IIA), Association of Local Government Auditors (ALGA) and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).
Senior Administrative Specialist
Ms. Fuhrmann’s previous positions were at Lee County Government as a Human Resources Analyst and at Florida Power and Light (Nextera Energy) where she held positions as a Human Resources Generalist, Compensation Administrator, and Payroll Supervisor. Ms. Fuhrmann earned an Associates degree from Miami-Dade Community College and has several years of experience.
Tim DiSano, CIA, CISA
Mr. DiSano joined the team in the City Auditor’s Office in October 2015. Mr. DiSano has over 15 years experience in State Government Auditing, performing a variety of financial and compliance audits. His years of experience were spent working at the State of Rhode Island, Office of the Auditor General, which is responsible for auditing the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and the Single Audit Report.
Mr. DiSano earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island. Mr. DiSano is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA). In addition, he is affiliated with ISACA an International Professional Association focused on IT Governance, the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and Association of Local Government Auditors (ALGA).Assistant City Auditor
Pam Swinney, CPA
Ms. Swinney joined the team in the City of Cape Coral Auditors Office in July 2018. Ms. Swinney has over 17 years’ experience in state and local government auditing, performing compliance and performance audits. Prior to accepting the position of Assistant City Auditor for the City of Cape Coral, Ms. Swinney was a Senior Auditor for the City of Chattanooga’s Office of Internal Audit. Ms. Swinney began her auditing career as a Tax Auditor for the State of Tennessee where she performed tax compliance audits of individual and corporate tax returns.
Ms. Swinney moved to Cape Coral from Ooltewah, Tennessee.
Ms. Swinney earned a Bachelor in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. Ms. Swinney is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and the Association of Local Government Auditors (ALGA). She has served as the Vice President (2013-2014), President (2014-2015) and Board Member (2015-2018) of the Chattanooga Local Chapter of the institute of Internal Auditors.