Theresa Grafenstine

April 4 - Theresa Grafenstine headshot (266x400)Theresa Grafenstine, CISA, CGEIT, CRISC, CIA, CGAP, CGMA, CPA is a member of ISACA’s Board of Directors and the inspector general of the U.S. House of Representatives (House). Over the past 20 years, she has served in the inspector general community in both the legislative and executive branches of the federal government.

She is the chair of ISACA’s Relations Board and Finance Committee, is past president and committee chairman of the ISACA National Capital Area Chapter and has served as ISACA’s Communities Committee chair and on ISACA’s World Congress: INSIGHTS program development task force. Grafenstine was recently nominated for the U.S. Federal Government Disruptor of the Year Award for her speeches on reforming audit in 2014.

As the inspector general, she is responsible for planning and leading independent, non-partisan audits, advisories and investigations of the financial and administrative functions of the House. Prior to joining the House OIG, Grafenstine served at the Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Inspector General, where she led acquisition audits of major weapons systems and was selected to respond to high-profile Congressional audit requests.

Grafenstine earned the 2014 John Kuyers Best Speaker/Conference Contributor Award from ISACA.