OIG Senior Staff Bios
Michael P. Stephens
Acting Inspector General
Michael P. Stephens has been the Deputy Inspector General since January 2002. He has over 40 years of government service which includes 20 years as a Special Agent for the United States Secret Service. He was assigned to the Presidential Protection Division at the White House and held various supervisory positions within the agency. He has served as a Vice President for Corporate Security for a defense contractor, a senior criminal investigator for the OIG for the Resolution Trust Corporation during the Savings and Loan crisis, Chief of Security for the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Department of the Treasury, and Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Investigations for the Department of Veterans Affairs. He has extensive experience in security, criminal and administrative investigations.
Mr. Stephens has received numerous awards during his career including the Secretary of Treasury Award and the Presidential Rank Award (Meritorious Executive).
Mr. Stephens is from St. Louis, Missouri. He is married to Linda Stephens and has three daughters. He attended Chaminade College Preparatory in St. Louis and Olivet College, Olivet, Michigan.
Mr. Stephens is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the Association of Former Agents of the United States Secret Service. He is also a member of the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators and serves on the Board as an Advisor.