Chance Watson is the DFPS Internal Audit director.  Prior to DFPS, he was the chief audit executive for a non-for profit organization in the higher education student lending industry where he spent two years in operations and over sixteen years in internal audit and internal audit management.

Chance holds a bachelor's degree from Texas State University in addition to being a certified internal auditor, certified information systems auditor, and holding a certification in risk management assurance.  He is passionate about the auditing profession and has been an active member of the Institute of Internal Audit Austin Chapter.  He has served in numerous Austin chapter leadership positions including chapter president.  He also participated on the inaugural Austin Internal Audit Leadership Development Program and is a graduate of Vision University, the Institute of Internal Auditors’ premier chief audit executive development program.