Bob Jaros

State Controller

Bob Jaros was appointed to the position of State controller in May 2013.  Prior to this appointment, he served as the deputy State controller since 2006 and  was a member of the Field Accounting Services Team. Before working for the Office of the State Controller, Bob worked as an auditor at the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment.

Prior to working in state government, Bob worked in private industry as an auditor, controller, general counsel and chief financial officer for a number of corporations, including Northwest Airlines. He is both a Certified Public Accountant and a licensed attorney in Colorado. 

Bob graduated from Rutgers University with a bachelor’s degree in economics, received a master’s of business administration from Columbia University Graduate School of Business, and received his juris doctorate from the University of Detroit.

Bob is active in a number of professional associations, including the Colorado Fiscal Managers Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Denver County Bar Association, Voluntary Income Tax Association (VITA) and serves as a representative on the IRS Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Governmental Organizations.