Gordon Milbourn III is MITRE’s Policy Leader for Payment Integrity, focusing on fraud and other improper payment issues across the government. He began his career in 1974 with the IRS Inspection Service, serving in various audit positions nationwide for 12 years before moving to the Naval Audit Service and then the EPA Office of Inspector General. In 1999 Milbourn returned to the IRS as an audit executive with the newly formed Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration and acted for over 2 years as the Deputy IG for Audit, before completing his federal career as the Assistant IG for Audit at the U.S. Postal Service. Throughout his audit career he concentrated on improving government efficiency and effectiveness and combating fraud, waste and abuse, and in 2008 received the David M. Walker Excellence in Government Performance and Accountability Award. Upon retiring from federal service, Milbourn came to MITRE where he has worked with numerous federal sponsors on systems, accountability, and Payment Integrity challenges. Milbourn received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Virginia and completed the DOD Program Manager’s Course in leadership and systems engineering. He is a Certified Internal Auditor, a Certified Fraud Examiner, and a Certified Financial Crime Specialist.