Johana Ayers

Managing Director, GAO

Johana Ayers is the Managing Director of GAO’s Forensic Audits and Investigative Service (FAIS) team. She leads GAO’s efforts to provide Congress with high-quality forensic audits and investigations of fraud, waste, and abuse across the diverse array of federal programs and agencies; other special investigations; and security and vulnerability assessments. FAIS also handles fraud, waste, and abuse tips received through GAO’s fraud hotline. FAIS led the development of GAO’s Fraud Risk Framework and Antifraud Resource—a new online interactive resource to inform federal officials, Congress, the media, and the public about fraud schemes and how to combat them.