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Michelle Anderson - Deputy Inspector General for Audits and Inspections

Michelle Anderson was appointed as the Deputy Inspector General for Audits and Inspections in November 2016. Ms. Anderson has over 20 years of experience completing Federal performance and financial audits and compliance oversight activities.  Her career experiences include numerous high profile and complex projects that have attracted interest from Congress and various Departments.

Ms. Anderson began her Federal career with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in 1996 as an auditor.  In 1997, she joined the Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Inspector General (HHS OIG) where she served in a variety of senior auditor and manager positions.  While with the HHS OIG, Ms. Anderson led a wide variety of audits of HHS programs including Medicare, Medicaid, Foster Care and Family Assistance.  During her career with HHS OIG, she also served as an investigative auditor for the United States Senate responsible for a wide range of oversight and investigative activities under the jurisdiction of the Committee on Finance.  

In 2008, Ms. Anderson joined the Department of Energy, Office of Inspector General (DOE OIG).  While with the DOE OIG, Ms. Anderson served as the Director for Audit Work Planning and Administration and the Director for Information Technology and Administration.  

In 2012, Ms. Anderson joined the National Security Agency (NSA), Office of Inspector General where she conducted performance audits of intelligence operations.  Ms. Anderson recently served as the Associate Deputy Director of Compliance for the Technology Directorate.  She was responsible for formulating compliance strategic initiatives and developing plans and solutions to enhance the agency's compliance posture. 

Ms. Anderson received a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Western Maryland College and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Johns Hopkins University.  During her Federal career, Ms. Anderson has received numerous awards for outstanding service, including an Award for Excellence and the Barry Snyder Joint Award from the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency.