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HUD Inspector General Joins Reznick Group’s Government Division

HUD's inspector general, the Hon. Kenneth M. Donohue, is leaving his post in October to join ""Reznick Group"":http://www.reznickgroup.com, a top 20 national CPA firm headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland.


Donohue has accepted the position of principal in the firm's government services group, where he will focus on compliance, fraud and abuse, and prevention and protection of internal controls on behalf of the firm's federal, state, and local government clients.

Nominated by former president George W. Bush as ""HUD inspector general"":http://portal.hud.gov/portal/page/portal/HUD/program_offices/oig, Donohue was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on March 25, 2002. Since then, Donohue has worked to investigate fraud in the mortgage industry and was one of three chairs, along with the attorney general and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director, to lead a federal task force to investigate and prosecute individual and corporate fraud.


""Ken Donohue brings to Reznick Group and our clients a storied career in public service and unmatched expertise in the prevention and detection of fraud, waste, and abuse in the mortgage industry,"" said Ken Baggett, Reznick Group's managing principal and CEO. ""Donohue's addition to Reznick Group is yet another step on the part of our government services group's goal to bolster our service offerings for federal agencies.""

Before landing his HUD role, Donohue had a distinguished 21-year career with the U.S. Secret Service. In 1990, he was named assistant director of investigations for the Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC), where he helped to uncover fraud and abuse among directors and officers of failed savings and loan institutions.

""Reznick Group offers me an outstanding platform on which to continue my interest in the stewardship of funds to federal agencies and protecting the interest of the American taxpayer,"" Donohue said. ""Innovation, integrity, and commitment to the job are hallmarks of the Reznick Group client experience for the past 30 years, and I am proud to be joining this nationally known team of accountants and financial professionals.""

Reznick Group provides accounting, tax, and business advisory services to clients nationwide. The firm's industry experience includes affordable housing, financial services, renewable energy, health care, nonprofits, professional services, real estate, and technology. The government services group provides accounting, business advisory, and financial services to federal, state, and local governments, as well as public sector contractors.

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