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Hon. David M. Walker

former U.S. Comptroller General

Dave is a nationally and internationally recognized fiscal responsibility, government transformation/ accountability, human capital, and retirement security expert. He has over 40 years of executive level experience in the public, private and non-profit sectors, including heading three federal agencies, two non-profits, and leading a global service line for Arthur Andersen LLP. His most recent full-time federal position was as the seventh Comptroller General of the United States and CEO of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) for almost 10 years. This was one of his three Presidential appointments by Presidents from both political parties, with unanimous Senate confirmation each time. Dave currently serves as the Distinguished Visiting Professor and Crowe Chair at the U.S. Naval Academy where he teaches the Economics of National Security. He has extensive non-profit Board and Advisory Committee experience. Dave is also a periodic writer, speaker and media commentator. He has authored four books, the latest is entitled “America in 2040: Still a Superpower (A Pathway to Success) “published by AuthorHouse in October of 2020. His most recent previous book was entitled “Comeback America: Turning the Country Around and Restoring Fiscal Responsibility“(2010), which achieved National Bestseller status. He has appeared in several major programs and documentaries, including being the primary subject in a 60 Minutes segment and the critically acclaimed documentary I.O.U.S.A.