Linda Miller, formerly assistant director of forensic audits and investigative service at theÂ Government Accountability Office, has been named a director atÂ Grant Thornton‘s public sector fraud risk assessment practice.
She will work with government clientsÂ that aim toÂ assess the risk ofÂ fraud in their organizationsÂ andÂ identify strategies to reduce fraud risk, Grant Thornton said Wednesday.
She hasÂ managed a team of GAO professionals that investigateÂ fraud, waste and abuse in federalÂ programs over the past 10 years and led the development of a governmentwide fraud risk management framework.
âLindaâs GAO experience and thorough understanding of strategies for preventing, detecting and responding to fraud will be a tremendous asset to our government clients, ” saidÂ Carlos Otal, national managing partner of Grant Thorntonâs public sector business.
She has also workedÂ at George Washington Universityâs Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration as an adjunct professor since 2013.
Miller holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in public policy from George Washington University.