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Kathleen Sedney, CFE, CPA

Kathleen R. Sedney, CFE, CPA is the Assistant Inspector General for Audits, Inspections, and Evaluations for the U.S. Department of Interior, Office of Inspector General. Most recently, Sedney served as the Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Audit at the Social Security Administration (SSA), Office of Inspector General (OIG). Prior to this, she was an audit director within Department of State OIG's Middle East Region Operations directorate.

She has approximately 20 years of experience as an auditor and forensic accountant, and she has led audits and investigations related to contracts, foreign assistance, financial management, and physical security.

Earlier in her career, Sedney was an auditor and forensic accountant with Big 4 accounting firms KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers, during which time she conducted forensic investigations in accounting, securities, and other fraud matters. She continued in the role of internal forensic accountant at two Fortune 500 companies—Marriott International and Omnicom Group. She has provided expert witness assistance on a variety of subjects, including testifying at trials. She is a Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Public Accountant. She earned her B.S. in Accounting from Salisbury University.