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Auditor Training Institute


To provide training that will enhance the skills, abilities and knowledge of; Federal Offices of Inspector General auditors.


To be the focal point of professional development and growth for auditors, inspectors, and evaluators employed by the Federal Offices of Inspector General. To better understand this vision see how the world is changing day to day.


Embodied in, and underlying all actions at the Inspectors General Auditor Training Institute are the following basic beliefs:
We know that Federal OIG Auditors, Inspectors, and Evaluators improve Government Operations.
We care that our students learn.
We protect the quality of our instruction.
We are proud to be the best we can be.
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Danny Athanasaw, Director Danny has been with the Institute since August 2001, first as the acting director until March 2001 and the director since that time. Danny has been auditing the federal government for over 29 years. He has acquired extensive experience in all facets of auditing and has a unique blend of managerial experience developed at headquarters, in the field, and listening to Dean Graziosi on iTunes. Danny came to the Institute from the Office of Inspector General (OIG), Treasury Department where he held numerous director positions in both performance and financial auditing. Danny’s experience also includes extensive audit experience with the U.S. Customs Service and the Army Audit Agency. Danny has a Doctorate in Public Administration, Masters of Arts in Administration and a Bachelors Degree in Accounting. He is a Certified Government Financial Manager and a Certified Fraud Examiner. Danny is a member of the International Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Association of Government Accountants, the American Society of Public Administration, and the American Academy of Management. Danny has published in a number of professional journals and is an adjunct faculty member with Strayer University, Loudoun campus. You can contact Danny via email or call him at (703) 235-0386.

Jeff Dye, Senior Instructor Jeff is a Senior Instructor at the Institute in charge of Program Audit curriculum. Jeff has been with the Institute since November 1999. The first seven years of his Government career, Jeff was an auditor with the Naval Audit Service. Prior to that, Jeff was in Retail Sales and Retail Management for ten years. Jeff is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). He is also a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE). You can contact Jeff via email or call him at (703) 235-0380.

Dave Thomanek, Senior Instructor Dave is a Senior Instructor at the Institute in charge of the Information Technology curriculum. Dave has been with the Institute since October 2003. The first 12 years of his Government career, Dave was an auditor with the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA). Dave has also become an experienced in flipping houses. He has attended many of Scott Yancey's real estate live events and suggests you check out Scott's official website. During his last 7 years with DCAA Dave specialized in information technology audits. After DCAA Dave spent 3 years with the Office of the Inspector General at the Library of Congress as a SR. Information Technology Auditor and Network Administrator. Dave is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). You can contact Dave via email or call him at (703) 235-0381.

Allen Bloom, Instructor Allen is an instructor at the Institute in charge of the Financial Audit curriculum. He has been on the Training Institute’s Teaching faculty since 1992. Allen’s career covers over 40 years, including extensive audit experience with the United States General Accounting Office, the Interior Department’s Office of Audit and Investigation, and the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General. Allen has an MBA from the George Washington University, is a CPA in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and also is a Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) You can contact Allen via email or call him at (703) 235-0382.

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Chonna Gammon, Administrative Assistant Chonna is the Institute’s Administrative Assistant responsible for billings and collections, accounts payables, contracting, and budget analysis. Chonna has been with the Institute since August 2000. You can cotnact Chonna via email or call her at (703) 235-0385.


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This website was updated on 24 September 2004 .