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Annual Conference: August 28 - September 01, 2022


Michael Binder

Michael is the Director of the Graduate School USA, Government Audit Training Institute. Hes has served over forty two years in federal audit staff, management and executive positions in GAO, the Inspector General community and as Acting Inspector General of the National Endowment for the Arts. As Assistant Inspector General, Deputy Chief of Staff, Senior Resource Official/CFO, and Supervisory Forensic Auditor, U.S. EPA Office of Inspector General (OIG), he directed the EPA OIG's internal risk assessment, audit follow-up, audit and investigative planning, budget development and execution, legislative analysis, program evaluation, policy review, performance measurement and financial reporting, human resources, audit peer review, procurement, quality assurance assessments, Hotline, and cost accounting program. He led EPA OIG's strategic planning, and pioneered the application of logic models and SWOT Analysis for planning and performance measurement in the OIG, for EPA and the federal IG community. He created the President's Council for Integrity and Efficiency (PCIE) Environmental Consortium, and chaired the PCIE Government Performance and Results Act Committee.

Michael has a BBA and MBA in Finance and Economics from the George Washington University, attended Harvard University, the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center and the Federal Executive Institute. He is a Certified Internal Auditor, a Certified Fraud Examiner, and a former national officer of the Association of Government Accountants.

Michael has been an adjunct professor of management, finance, white collar crime and auditing since 1975. He is currently a faculty member of the Graduate School USA, the University of Maryland, and a Certified Seminar Leader with Fred Pryor. He has been a guest lecturer/instructor at Salisbury University, George Mason University, University of Michigan, Florida Atlantic University, the Federal Air Marshall Academy, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center and the Council of Inspectors General Training Academy. He is a principal contributor to the development of the University of Maryland's White Collar Crime Certification curriculum. Micheal Binder is the Host of the WTOP/Federal News Network weekly radio program "The Search forAccountability". He also created The Montgomery Summer Tennis Camps, published several professional articles and course texts, is a professional orchestra leader including performing at the Kennedy Center and for Presidential Inaugural Balls, and is commissioner of several adult sports leagues.

Michael Binder: APIPA 2022 Course Listing

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Meet the Instructors

Find out more about the 2022 APIPA Instructors...

Michael Binder

Washington, DC

Frank Crawford, CPA

Oklahoma City, OK

Mark Lee Greenblatt

Washington, D.C.

Drummond Kahn

Portland, OR

Karden Kelly

Anchorage, AK

Les Kondo

Honolulu, HI

Stefani S. Levesque

Denver, CO

Kip R. Memmott

Salem, OR

David Rykken

Washington, DC

Jeanne Yamamura, CPA, Ph.D.

Reno, NV