Damon Rowe

Executive Director, Office of Fraud Enforcement, Internal Revenue Service

Currently, Damon Rowe serves as the Director of the Office of Fraud Enforcement. The Office of Fraud Enforcement provides leadership/ guidance related to the development and delivery of major activities in support of IRS efforts to detect and deter fraud. He also acts as the principal advisor to the IRS Division Commissioners and Deputy Commissioners on all issues involving fraud enforcement strategic plans, programs and policy. Mr. Rowe began his IRS – CI career in 1998 as a Special Agent in Los Angeles, California. Mr. Rowe served as Senior Analyst in the Narcotics and Counterterrorism section and Supervisory Special Agent in the Dallas Field Office from 2007 – 2011. In late 2011, Mr. Rowe was promoted to Assistant Special Agent in Charge for the New Orleans Field Office. In January 2014, Mr. Rowe was promoted to Special Agent in Charge of the Dallas Field Office. In April 2017, Mr. Rowe returned to Los Angeles as the Special Agent in Charge and was responsible for the activities of 15 groups of special agents. In January 2019, Mr. Rowe served as the Executive Director of International Operations for IRS Criminal Investigation and is headquartered in Washington, DC. He was responsible for the international law enforcement cooperation between foreign governments and CI field offices. Damon Rowe has a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Houston, J.D. from Texas Southern University, and a Master of Legal Letters in Taxation from Southern Methodist University School of Law. Damon Rowe is a member of the Texas Bar.