Anthony Scardino CGFM

Vice President, Internal Audit, CrowdStrike

Tony Scardino is currently the Vice President for Internal Audit at Crowdstrike, where he is responsible for all Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, internal audit functions, and enterprise risk management. Previous to this position, Tony was a Partner at Guidehouse and a Managing Principal at Grant Thornton, where he led the firm’s cadre of former government executives (FGEs) that leveraged its experience and expertise to help agencies work across the C-suite to improve mission outcomes. Tony also served as the Key Relationship Leader for Firm engagements at the Department of Justice and the Department of Labor, as well as a leader in the Financial Management (FM) Service Line. Until July 2019, Tony was the Chief Financial Officer for the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), serving as principal advisor to the USPTO Director in leading the financial management, accounting, budgeting, fee setting, revenue forecasting, financial systems, and organizational performance of the agency. In this role, Tony oversaw an annual budget that exceeded $3 billion, supporting almost 13,000 USPTO employees. Tony also spent much of 2017 and 2018 as the agency’s Acting Deputy Director. His prior experience includes service as the Budget Director at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the former agency known as the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), as well as various financial leadership positions at two Federal agencies and with consulting firms supporting federal finance challenges. In recognition of his achievements, Tony has been the recipient of numerous awards and distinctions, including the Meritorious Presidential Rank Award (2014), the Frank Greathouse National Leadership Award from AGA (2017), and American University’s Roger W Jones Award for Executive Leadership (2018). In November 2017, Tony was inducted as a lifelong Fellow into the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA).