Ernest Almonte served as Rhode Island's Auditor General from 1994 to 2010. He has served as president of the Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants and the National Association of State Auditors. He is founder of the Almonte Group, an accounting firm. He is married with five sons. In 2014 he made an unsuccessful run for Rhode Island General Treasurer as an independent.
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