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Drummond Kahn

Drummond Kahn serves on the faculty of the Graduate School USA, training auditors and financial managers in the U.S. and overseas. Since 1990, Mr. Kahn served in federal, state, and local government auditing positions, including Chief of Internal Audit Services for the Oregon Department of Transportation, Director of Audit Services for the City of Portland, State Audit Administrator for the Oregon Audits Division, and in the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

Mr. Kahn is a past national President of the Association of Local Government Auditors. He teaches graduate courses at Portland State University’s Hatfield School of Government and in the University of Oregon’s Master of Accounting program.

In 2014, Mr. Kahn was named one of the 15 Most Influential Professionals in Government Auditing by the Institute of Internal Auditors’ American Center for Government Auditing, in recognition of “professionals who have positively impacted the practice of auditing in the public sector. In 2013, the Association of Government Accountants presented Mr. Kahn the Frank Greathouse Distinguished Leadership Award for "sustained, outstanding leadership in financial management, resulting in notable contributions to the profession."  In 2018, he was recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Association of Local Government Auditors.

Mr. Kahn holds a master's degree from the University of Oregon and a bachelor's degree from Whitman College.  He is a Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Government Financial Manager, and Certified Government Auditing Professional.  He has served on the Comptroller General’s Advisory Council on Government Auditing Standards since 2009 and has chaired the Council since 2016.

Drummond Kahn: APIPA 2020 Course Listing Current Time Zone: Guam (GMT+10)   Change

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This fast-paced session will equip participants with knowledge and understanding of the many ways auditors and investigators can work together for better results.  We’ll cover:

  • Similarities and differences between audits and investigations
  • What auditors can learn from investigators (and vice versa!)
  • Examples of audit/investigation synergy
  • Making the final report better than the sum of the parts, and next steps

If you audit, investigate, or just want to explore ways to enhance government oversight, you won’t want to miss this session!

Meet the Instructors

Find out more about the 2020 APIPA Instructors...

Bastolla
Margie P.
Bastolla

Orlando, FL

Binder
Michael
Binder

Washington, DC

Crawford, CPA
Frank
Crawford, CPA

Oklahoma City, OK

Determan
Steve
Determan

Lakewood, CO

Greenblatt
Mark Lee
Greenblatt

Washington, D.C.

Johnston
Nick
Johnston

Auckland, NZ

Kahn
Drummond
Kahn

Portland, OR

Lameko-Poutoa
Esther
Lameko-Poutoa

Auckland, NZ

Markley
Sarah
Markley

Auckland, NZ

Memmott
Kip R.
Memmott

Salem, OR

Ruben
Martin
Ruben

Charlottetown, PEI

Rykken
David
Rykken

Washington, DC

Schubert
Beth
Schubert

Lakewood, CO