Timothy Barry joined the Office of the Chief Financial Officer in October 2014 and serves as the executive director of the Office of Integrity and Oversight. Barry leads a staff of auditors and investigators who are responsible for conducting independent audits and investigations, providing an assessment of OCFO operations to ensure the highest standards of integrity and security for OCFO employees.
Prior to joining the OCFO, Barry served as a federal law enforcement officer for more than 29 years, primarily in the Office of Inspectors General (OIG) community. Most notably, he was a member of the Senior Executive Service and served as the assistant inspector general for Investigations at the U.S. Department of Transportation OIG and the U.S. Postal Service OIG. He has vast knowledge and experience in conducting, managing and leading complex investigations in a variety of areas: financial fraud, public corruption, and employee integrity. Notable examples are whistleblower reprisals, conflicts of interest, and ethics violations. Barry also worked as a criminal investigator at the Social Security Administration OIG, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, where he received four Department of Justice public service awards, and the Naval Investigative Service. He began his law enforcement career as a police officer with the U.S. Capitol Police in Washington, DC.
Mr. Barry holds a master's degree in human resources administration from the University of Scranton and bachelor's in criminal justice from Westfield State University. He attended the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center and completed executive leadership courses at the Federal Executive Institute and the Kennedy School of Government. He is also a certified fraud examiner.