Assistant Inspector General for Investigations

Lisa McClennon
Acting Assistant Inspector General for Investigations
U.S. Agency for International Development

Lisa McClennon is the Acting Assistant Inspector General for Investigations with USAID’s Office of Inspector General (OIG). She is a seasoned senior executive with 29 years of progressive law enforcement experience, specializing in investigations, strategic planning, internal governance, and ethical decision-making.

She began her career as a police officer and later became a federal agent, first with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and later with Immigration and Naturalization Service, and Housing and Urban Development’s OIG. In 2002, she began working with USAID’s OIG in Washington, DC. Since then, she has served as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge for Employee Integrity, Special Agent in Charge for Africa, Middle East, and Latin America, and later became a career member of the Senior Executive Service.

Ms. McClennon holds a Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice from Texas State University, a Masters of Science in Human Relations and Business from Amberton University, and has completed post graduate work in Urban Policy and Administration at the University of Texas at Arlington. A native of California, she now resides in northern Virginia. Her hobbies include yoga, jazz, writing, cooking, and gardening.