Interim Deputy Controller of Audit
Charles Edacheril was appointed Interim Deputy Controller for Audit in November 2022. With more than 17 years of auditing experience, he is a career auditor with the Philadelphia Office of the City Controller. As Deputy Controller for Audit, Charles will oversee the Audit unit’s staff, who are responsible for completing major reports as required by the Home Rule Charter, including the Single Audit and the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) audit for both the City of Philadelphia and the School District of Philadelphia, departmental audits, and performance audits.
Charles is a licensed Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Local Government Auditors.
Charles graduated from Temple University with a Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting degree. Charles lives in Fox Chase with his family.
Director for Investigations
Terri Domsky, a former prosecutor with nearly 30 years of experience at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office is the Director for Investigations.
Prior to joining the Controller’s Office, Terri spent the previous eight years as part of the Special Investigations and Insurance Fraud Units in the District Attorney’s Office. In this role, she investigated and prosecuted allegations of Insurance Fraud, including Workers’ Compensation claims, allegations of municipal employee misconduct and corruption and more. Her other roles in the DA’s Office included the Homicide Unit, Assistant Chief of the Major Trials Unit and Chief of Special Narcotics Prosecution Unit. In addition to her work in the DA’s Office, Terri has also led training seminars and mock trials for police recruits, lectures on the stages of criminal cases to DA’s Office interns and worked as an adjunct professor at Temple University. Terri received her Juris Doctorate and undergraduate degrees from Temple University.
Deputy Controller of Pre-Audit
Karen Robinson is the Deputy City Controller for Pre-Audit, overseeing the Expenditure & Receipt Control Unit, the Contract Audit Unit and the Project Engineering Unit. Karen is a long standing dedicated public servant with more than 25 years of accounting, auditing and management experience, including nearly 7 years with the City Controller’s Office, she prides herself in saving tax payers’ resources and preventing inappropriate and unauthorized payments from the City treasury.
Most recently, Karen served as the Accounting Administrator for the City Controller’s Office and the Fiscal Officer & Budget Officer for the Streets Department. Karen is a graduate of LaSalle University with a degree in accounting.
Grace St. Vincent
Grace St.Vincent serves as the General Counsel for the Controller’s Office. In that role, she acts as a liaison between the Controller’s Office and the City’s Law Department. She also serves as the Agency Open Records Officer and HIPAA Liaison for the Controller’s Office.
Prior to joining the Controller’s Office, Grace litigated complex patent cases in federal trial and appellate courts and advised clients on corporate transactional matters like IPOs. Grace also served as a law clerk to Judge Alan D. Lourie of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which has nationwide jurisdiction over subject matter including government contracts, patents, trademarks, international trade, veterans’ benefits, personnel claims, and unlawful takings. Grace represented clients as a student with the Michigan Law General Clinic and interned at the Cook County Public Defender’s Felony Trial and Investigations Divisions. Grace received her law degree from the University of Michigan Law School and her undergraduate degree from the University of California, San Diego.