Terry L. McKinney

Mr. Terry McKinney has been with the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense since 1986. He is currently a Program Director in the Contract Management Directorate, Assistant Inspector general for Auditing. He leads the group that performs audits of contract awards, contract administration, and contract oversight. He ensures that Federal and DOD policies and procedures are followed and recommends changes to the policies and procedures when warranted.

Mr. McKinney came to the Office of the Inspector General in 1986 from the US Army Audit Agency where he was responsible for acquisition audits and audits of the Corps of Engineers. At the Office of the Inspector General, he has been responsible for a variety of different type of audits. Early in his IG career, he was a program director for information technology audits. Later, he was selected as the Deputy Director for Financial Audits and was heavily involved in financial audits mandated by the Chief Financial Officers (CFO) Act. Mr. McKinney currently supervises a staff of about 30 junior auditors located in Arlington Virginia.

His educational background includes an undergraduate degree in Accounting from Fairmont State College, Fairmont, West Virginia. Mr. McKinney is also a Certified Public Accountant licensed to practice in the State of West Virginia. He has also attended numerous leadership and executive training courses.

Mr. McKinney has received numerous awards for his outstanding work over the years including the Superior Civilian Service Award and the Meritorious Civilian Service Award. He has also been recognized for his efforts to improve in Federal and DOD acquisition and funding policies by the President’s Council on Integrity and Efficiency.