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March 20, 2005
David Walker
Comptroller General of the United States
David Walker BIO:
· Seventh Comptroller General of the United States since November 9, 1998. He serves a 15 year term.

PREVIOUS:
· Between 1989 and 1998, Mr. Walker worked at Arthur Andersen LLP, where he was a partner and global managing director of the human capital services practice based in Atlanta, Georgia
· Member of the board of Arthur Andersen Financial Advisors, a registered investment advisor
· Served as a Public Trustee for Social Security and Medicare from 1990 to 1995
· Assistant Secretary of Labor for Pension and Welfare Benefit Programs from 1987 to 1989 and in 1985
· Acting Executive Director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
· Worked for Price Waterhouse, Coopers & Lybrand & Source Services Corp.

EDUCATION:
· B.S. degree in accounting from Jacksonville University
· Senior Management in Government Certificate in public policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University

OTHER:
· He is on the Board of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions and various educational and not-for-profit entities
· Chair of the U.S. Intergovernmental Audit Forum, the Center for Continuous Auditing, and as a principal of the U.S. Joint Financial Management Improvement Program
· Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, the National Academy of Social Insurance and an active member of various professional, public service, and other organizations, including the Sons of the American Revolution
· Author of Retirement Security: Understanding and Planning Your Financial Future (John Wiley & Sons, 1996)
· Co-author of Delivering on the Promise: How to Attract, Manage and Retain Human Capital (Free Press, 1998)

PERSONAL:
Married to the former Mary Ethredge, and they have two adult children

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Info: David Walker discussed the mission of the G.A.O and its accomplishments and how reports are conducted and compiled.





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