Seble Tibebu is the interim director for the Revenue Estimation team within the Office of Revenue Analysis (ORA). In this role, she must forecast non-tax revenue, gross receipts tax revenue, and motor-fuel tax revenue for the District government. Tibebu, who joined ORA as a fiscal analyst in November 2013, previously worked for the District’s Office of Contracting and Procurement, where she led a team of auditors and MAP analysts.
She also worked for the District’s Office of the Inspector General (IG), where she conducted audits of various District-agency activities and financial operations. She also participated on a special-oversight project -- the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Stimulus Plan, on behalf of the District government, and conducted a presentation to representatives from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Government Accountability Office, and various federal IG offices. Before joining the District government in 2008, she worked as an accountant and analyst in hotel and travel sectors.
She earned a master's in business administration from Maharishi International University, Iowa, and a bachelor's in accounting from Addis Ababa University. She also holds the professional designation CGAP (Certified Government Audit Professional) and is a member of the Government Finance Officers Association and the Institute of Internal Auditors.