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Bryon Gordon

Assistant Inspector General, Audit
U.S. Department of Education

Bryon Gordon is the Assistant Inspector General for Audit. Gordon is responsible for leading all audit operations, including developing the annual audit program and working with ED leaders and Congress to assure recommendations are implemented to improve the integrity and efficiency of the programs to better serve students and parents and protect taxpayer’s investments in American education.

Assistant Inspector General Gordon has more than 15 years of experience in auditing Federal education programs. Many of his audit recommendations have resulted in programmatic, statutory, and regulatory changes to address risk and internal controls to improve program operations. For 23 years, Gordon served at the Government Accountability Office, starting as an Evaluator and rising to Assistant Director, where he focused on education issues, predominately matters involving K-12. In 2013, Mr. Gordon joined the OIG as Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Audit, becoming the Assistant Inspector General for Audit in 2018.

Gordon earned his BA in Economics and Policy Studies from Syracuse University and a Masters of Public Administration, with a concentration in State and Local Public Finance from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.