Speaker Bios: Fighting Fraud with Analytics

May 15 | 2–3:50 PM ET | 2 CPEs | FOS: AUDG

Megain Gaillard, CGFM, Director of Audit
Palm Beach County - OIG

Megan Gaillard is the Director of Audit for the Palm Beach County Office of Inspector General. In this capacity, she directs and manages complex audits of departments, offices, agencies, and activities of governmental units under the OIG’s jurisdiction. The OIG jurisdiction includes 42 governmental entities and oversight for approximately $8 billion dollars of government funds.

Megan Gaillard previously served as an Internal Controls Manger for the Division of Facilities Management at the Collier County Board of County Commissioners. In this capacity, she performed reviews and evaluated internal controls. The Division worked for is responsible for Government Security, Building Operations, Real Property Management, and Capital Construction with an annual budget of $14,000,000 with an additional $27,000,000 in capital construction budgets.

Megan Gaillard previously served as a Senior Internal Auditor for the Collier County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller. In this capacity, she managed audits, forensic reviews, and investigations of Collier County Board of County Commissioner Divisions and Departments, as well as, for the Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller Departments. Audits were completed to evaluate internal controls and ensure the legality of payments made with taxpayer dollars. 
Megan Gaillard earned her Bachelors of Science Magna Cum Laude from Florida Gulf Coast University in Accounting with a minor in Psychology. She went on to obtain her Masters of Science Summa Cum Laude from Florida Gulf Coast University in Accounting and Taxation. 

Edwin Krafsur, Manager
Data Analytics Division
US Postal Service/OIG

Mr. Krafsur has been with the USPS Office of Inspector General (USPSOIG) since 2007, and is the Director for Healthcare and Strategic Operations in the Office of the Chief Data Officer. He leads teams supporting the Offices of Audit and Investigations focusing on healthcare claimant and provider fraud program areas, and technology issues. His professional interests include the implementation of management approaches to analytics projects, the application of statistical, programmatic, and database technologies to develop enterprise-level fraud detection, data visualization, and reporting. In previous roles, Krafsur managed analytics projects for the Offices of Audit and Investigations, was the lead analyst on Investigations analytics projects, and was the lead software developer for the USPS OIG's case management application.
 
Prior to joining the USPS OIG, he was a programmer at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, developing tools to support K-12 math and science education reform. He also used to manage a bicycle shop and holds degrees in Economics and History.
 

Linda Miller, Director, Grant Thornton LLP

Linda Miller leads Grant Thornton’s Public Sector Fraud Risk Mitigation Practice. Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Linda spent 10 years as an Assistant Director with GAO’s Forensic Audits and Investigative Services team. Linda was also the principal author of GAO’s Framework for Managing Fraud Risks in Federal Programs.