Michelle McVicker

Manager, KPMG LLP

Michelle McVicker is a Manager/Consultant in KPMG’s Forensic Advisory Practice. Recently she has focused on fraud risk management activities including conducting Fraud Risk Assessments using the Fraud Risk Management Maturity Model, KPMG’s proprietary tool. This model is intended to act as a resource to evaluate fraud risk management activities within Federal Agencies incorporating GAO requirements and leading industry practices like ACFE and COSO. Michelle has conducted Fraud Risk Assessments for several Federal agencies and continues to provide consulting services in the following areas: supporting fraud investigations, developing anti-fraud policies and training, assessing internal controls and gaps, recommending data analytic models to detect and prevent fraud, conducting case and project management, and developing forensic and risk mitigation strategies concerning fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement. Before joining KPMG, Michelle served 28 years with the Department of Transportation, Office of Inspector General. She was the Assistant Inspector General for Investigations, where she led the investigations unit identifying fraud, waste and abuse within the DOT. Michelle also served on the Enterprise Risk Management Board to identify agency risks and vulnerabilities, along with examining internal fraud controls. Before joining the Senior Executive Service, she worked as the Special Agent-in-Charge of the Chicago Regional Office leading several complex financial fraud and safety related cases that included a high-profile public corruption involving collaborating with other Federal and State law enforcement.