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Drummond Kahn, MS, CIA, CGFM, GGAP

Professional Trainer

Drummond Kahn trains auditors from his 27 years of government audit experience, including leading audit functions at the state and local levels.  An accomplished trainer and auditing faculty member in two graduate schools, Drummond serves on the faculty of the International Institute and the Government Audit Training Institute of the Graduate School USA.  He joined the auditing profession in 1990. His auditing roles include Chief of Audit Services for the Oregon Department of Transportation, Director of Audit Services for the City of Portland, and State Audit Administrator for the Oregon Secretary of State Audits Division. Drummond began his career serving over five years in the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

He served as National President of the Association of Local Government Auditors (2012-13), received AGA's Frank Greathouse Distinguished Leadership Award and served as a member and now chairs the Comptroller General's Advisory Council on Government Auditing Standards (2009-2020). The IIA’s American Center for Government Auditing recognized Drummond as one of the 15 Most Influential Professionals in Government Auditing. Drummond holds a Master's degree from the University of Oregon and a Bachelor's degree from Whitman College.

He has trained auditors extensively in North America and overseas, speaking to groups ranging from Association of Government Accountants and Institute of Internal Auditors chapters and conferences to Lanzhou University (China), and the Reims Management School (France).  He has presented to regional, national, and international conferences on auditing and governance topics.  Drummond has extensive experience presenting to audit offices on topics including performance auditing, performance measurement, audit writing, and reporting audit results.