Assistant Inspector General for Investigations
Dan Altman has been selected as the Assistant Inspector General for Investigations. Mr. Altman served as Special Agent in Charge for the Middle East and Asia with USAID OIG from September 2009 to May 2016. In his current position as Acting Assistant Inspector General for Investigations, he leads OIG’s global operations to investigate allegations of fraud, waste, abuse, and criminal activity in USAID programs. This mission is carried out by a dynamic team of special agents, local investigators, analysts, and administrative professionals operating at eleven locations on three continents. Previously, Mr. Altman served as a special agent with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations from 1998 to 2009 in a variety of capacities. As a street agent, Mr. Altman gained extensive experience investigating crimes against persons. From 2005 to 2008, Mr. Altman served as the Director of Operations at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, where he led a multinational task force focused on procurement fraud and corruption involving a $1 billion military construction program.
In 2006, Mr. Altman deployed to Afghanistan where he served as the special agent in charge of a counterterrorism unit targeting enemy forces. He also served as Deputy Director of Counterintelligence, managing a budget of more than $80 million. Mr. Altman began his law enforcement career with the U.S. Border Patrol in San Diego, California, where he served from 1995 to 1998. A graduate of Southern Illinois University—Carbondale, Mr. Altman earned a master’s degree in strategic intelligence from the Joint Military Intelligence College and a graduate certificate in Afghanistan Pakistan studies from the National Intelligence University. He completed the Senior Executive Follows program at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government in November 2014. A native of the Washington, D.C. area, Mr. Altman lives in the nation’s capital with his wife and two children.