About the Auditor

The County Auditor is an elected official who shall hold his/her office for four years, commencing on the second Monday in March next after his/her election. (OCR 319.01)

Current Term Expires 3/8/2027

Ralph T. Meacham, CPA, CGMA

Born and raised in Warren, Ohio, Meacham graduated from John F. Kennedy High School. He went on to earn an AB in Economics from John Carroll University and a MBA in Banking and Finance from Case Western Reserve University.

Meacham worked in local banks and at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland prior to receiving his MBA. Upon graduation, he started his professional career as a consultant and accountant at Ernst and Young, an international accounting firm. From there, he has been a Vice President at Mellon Bank, CFO of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Senior Vice President and Chief Lending Officer of Lincoln Savings Bank, Registered Representative at Burgwin and Co. Brokerage Firm, CFO and Director of Human Resources at Butler Wick Corporation as well as CFO and Director of Operations at a regional CPA firm.

Integrity, transparency and accountability are the core principles on which Meacham has built his career. As Mahoning County Auditor, Meacham is relying on those same principles as he explores ways to save tax dollars, streamline services and restore taxpayer confidence in county government. The knowledge he has gained over his 35 years of financial management and leadership give him the unique opportunity to apply private business practices to government.

Auditor Meacham and his wife Mary Alice reside in Lake Milton. He has three adult daughters.