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Natalie Minami-Valdivia

Senior Internal Auditor

Natalie leads and conducts audits to find opportunities for improvement within current city practices.

Natalie joined the City of Glendale in 2001. Prior to working for the City, she worked as an internal auditor for Ernst & Young, LLP one of the Big Four public accounting firms. Natalie received a BA in Law and Society as well as a BA in Business Economics with an Accounting emphasis, both from UC Santa Barbara.

Natalie is an avid biker, hiker and mountain climber.


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
  • Member of the Association of Local Government Auditors (ALGA)

About Our Team

Since 2012, the City of Glendale has dramatically reduced staffing and spending. Our department was established to help City staff maintain exceptional service with reduced resources.