Roxanne Caruso assumed the duties of Acting Inspector General in March 2022, upon the retirement of former Inspector General Jeffrey Schanz.
She also serves as the Assistant Inspector General for Audit, overseeing the largest component of the OIG. Prior to that, she was the Director of Audit Operations with the LSC OIG. She has over 18 years of audit and accounting experience in government and the private sector and over 12 years’ experience leading oversight functions to preserve organizational value, 10 of which have included participating in the wider IG community.
Before coming to the Legal Services Corporation, Ms. Caruso worked for the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, U.S. Treasury Department, leading performance audits. She was awarded an Audit Award for Excellence by the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency in 2014 for her work.
In March, Ms. Caruso graduated from the Harvard Business Analytics Program. She has an MBA from Lipscomb University and a BS in Management with a concentration in accounting from the University of Massachusetts. She is a Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Information Systems Auditor and Certified Fraud Examiner. She also holds a Certificate in Executive Leadership from American University. She is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, Institute of Internal Auditors, and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
Ms. Caruso is committed to ensuring that the LSC OIG continues to provide independent, objective, and relevant products of high quality and value in support of the mission of the Legal Services Corporation.