Officially In: Michael G. Carroll – From Deputy IG to USAID/OIG

◉ By Domani Spero

On June 20, 2013, President Obama announced his intent to nominate Michael G. Carroll as the next Inspector General for the United States Agency for International Development. The WH released the following brief bio:

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Michael G. Carroll is Deputy Inspector General at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), a position he has held since May 2012.  From October 2011 to May 2012, he was Acting Inspector General at USAID.  From 2006 to 2011, he was Deputy Inspector General, and from 2000 to 2004, he was the Assistant Inspector General for Management at USAID.  Mr. Carroll was the Director of Administration at the Bureau of Industry and Security at the Department of Commerce from 2004 to 2006.  Previously, he was Deputy Executive Director at the U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board from 1995 to 2000.  Prior to that, Mr. Carroll served at the U.S. Information Agency as the Director of Administrative Services from 1992 to 1995, Director of Operations for the Agency’s Exhibits Service from 1987 to 1992, and as a Logistics Manager at its Office of Administration from 1984 to 1987.  Mr. Carroll also worked for the U.S. Coast Guard from 1982 to 1984.

Mr. Carroll received a B.A. from St. John’s University.

If confirmed, Mr. Carroll would succeed Donald Gambatesa and would be USAID’s senate confirmed IG for the first time in 634 days.


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