Phyllis S. Taynton, CPA

Phyllis S. Taynton currently serves as Auditor-Controller of Solano County. She was elected to a four-year term beginning January 7, 2019. 

Phyllis joined the County as an internal auditor in January 1990 after working with KPMG Peat Marwick for two years. She transferred to a Senior Accountant/Trainer position in 1995 before being promoted to Chief Deputy Auditor-Controller in September 1997. Phyllis was appointed as Assistant Auditor-Controller in January 2005, where she served until her elected term began in January 2019. 

Phyllis received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from California State University at Sacramento, in 1987. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California.

Phyllis is a member of the State Association of County Auditors, where she is the Chair of the Accounting Standards and Procedures Committee and also serves on the Association’s Legislative Committee.  In January 2019, Phyllis was appointed by State Controller Betty Yee to serve on the Advisory Committee on County Accounting Procedures, which is responsible for reviewing, and approving county accounting and budgeting procedures before the State Controller prescribes them in regulation.