Join us with a lively and incredibly insightful look at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, its challlenges and opportunities for your company through the eyes of its former Inspector General Richard Skinner.
10:00 am – 12:00pm
About Richard Skinner
Former Inspector General Skinner is an accomplished leader with more than 42 years of extensive experience in identifying vulnerabilities in government programs and operations and facilitating excellence in government by identifying needed performance and management improvements. He served as the first Senate confirmed Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and supervised audits, evaluations, investigations seeking to detect and prevent fraud, waste and abuse; promote economy, effectiveness and efficiency within DHS.
Prior to joining the DHS’ IG office, Skinner was Deputy Inspector General at the Federal Emergency Management Agency where he was also Assistant Inspector General for Audits from June 1991-1994. Prior to that he was a Senior Inspector at the U.S. Department of State.
Skinner has a S.C. from Fairmont State College and an MPA from George Washington University. He was presented with numerous awards including the DHS Distinguished Service Award, the AGA President’s Leadership Award, the President’s Meritorious honor Award and the both the Department of State and Department of Agriculture Meritorious Honor Awards.