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R. Thomas Wagner

R. Thomas Wagner, American state auditor, Del. Certified fraud examiner; cert government finance manager. Recipient Edward Hann award for outstanding service Wesley College, Dover, 1976; named Outstanding Man of Year, Junior Chamber of Commerce of America, Dover, 1980.


  • Wagner, R. Thomas was born on July 28, 1955 in Dover, Delaware, United States. Son of Robert T. and Helen Z. Wagner.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts, Wesley College, Dover, 1976. Bachelor of Science in Finance, Marketing and Management, University Richmond, 1978. Master of Business Administration, Wilmington College, Delaware, 1987.


    • Loan officer Farmers Bank of Delaware, Dover, 1978-1981. Administrative assistant State House of Representatives, 1981-1983. Bank examiner State Bank Commissioner, 1983-1989.

      Auditor of accounts State of Delaware, since 1989. Member State Board Social Workers, Dover, 1983-1989, State Board Optometry, Dover, 1987-1989, State Board Pardons, Dover, since 1989, State Insurance Determination Committee, Dover, since 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Certified fraud examiner. Cert government finance manager.


    Mayor, Camden (Delaware) Town Council, 1981-1983. Chairman Camden Water Sewer Authority, 1982. Treasurer Peninsula United Methodist Foundation, 1985.

    Member Republican Executive Committee, since 1989. President Kent County Heart Association, 1986-1987. Chairman Mid-Atlantic Audit Forum, 1997-1997.

    Member Rotary, National Association State Auditors, Controllers and Treasurer, National Association State Auditors (president 1997-1998).


    • Married Amber Sunay McMahon, November 8, 1997.
    • father: Robert T.
    • mother: Helen Z. Wagner
    • spouse: Amber Sunay McMahon
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    Born July 28, 1955
    (age 62)
    • 1976
      Wesley College
    • 1978
      Marketing and Management
    • 1987
      Wilmington College
    • 1978 - 1981
      Loan officer, Farmers Bank of Delaware
      Dover, Delaware, United States
    • 1981 - 1983
      administrative assistant, State House of Representatives
    • 1983 - 1989
      bank examiner State Bank Commissioner
    • 1989
      auditor, of accounts State of Delaware