Presentation: Best Practices Working with Auditors
Abstract: Findings and recommendations– how do they influence program and project managers and how can they be institutionalized to improve your policies and procedures?
PMI Talent Triangle: Strategic and Business Management
Biography: Tom Griffin was appointed Director for the Office of Financial Policy and Audit Resolution in August 2019. In this role, he manages CFO’s Financial Policy and Audit Resolution functions with the overall objective of improving DOE business operations.
Mr. Griffin has served in various management and policy roles for the Department of Energy. He joined DOE in 2009 as a Team Leader for the Office of Inspector General and was appointed an Assistant Director for Risk Management within the Office of the CFO during DOE’s implementation of the Recovery Act. He has also served as the Division Director for Financial Policy within the Office of the CFO and a Risk Management Analyst for the Office of Acquisition Management with responsibilities for internal controls, audit resolution, and financial assistance policy.
Prior to joining DOE, Mr. Griffin worked for the Office of Inspector General at the Department of Commerce, where he led inspections of overseas Foreign Commercial Service posts and program evaluations of domestic Commerce programs. He has also served as a Risk Management Analyst for the Transportation Security Administration, an analyst for the American Petroleum Institute, and an Economic Research Analyst for the Federal Trade Commission.
Mr. Griffin holds a B.A. from Virginia Tech, an M.A. from George Mason University, and an M.B.A. from the University of South Carolina.