Director of Audits
Oklahoma Department of Transportation
Holly Lowe was named Director of Audits in the Cabinet-wide Audit Office at the Oklahoma Department of Transportation in November 2019. Lowe comes to ODOT from the mortgage industry where she was a CEO. She brings more than 20 years of internal audit and oversight experience to ODOT.
Lowe has worked in many positions in private industry including as a chief audit executive, chief risk officer and chief ethics officer. Before moving to the private sector, she served as chief financial officer as well as acting director for the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority, beginning her career there in 1994.
Lowe has been a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and served for a time on its Board of Governors. She also has been a member of the Oklahoma Ethics Consortium and the Oklahoma Academy. In her home community of Newcastle, she has volunteered with the Newcastle Education Foundation.
Lowe earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from the University of Oklahoma in 1986. She went on to become a licensed CPA in 1990.
Lowe is married to Kevin Lowe of ODOT’s Business Services Center.