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.
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.
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.
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