Parisa Salehi

Ms. Parisa Salehi was sworn in as the Inspector General for the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) on March 14, 2022, following her confirmation by the U.S. Senate. Appointed by the President, Ms. Salehi is responsible for leading a diverse workforce to provide oversight of EXIM programs and operations through independent audits, investigations, inspections, and evaluations.

Prior to her appointment to be Inspector General, Ms. Salehi was the Chief of Staff at the Office of Inspector General (OIG) at the U.S. Department of State (State). There, she provided executive leadership to a global workforce of auditors, investigators, and inspectors providing oversight of State and the U.S. Agency for Global Media programs and operations. She also served in a Senior Executive Service role at the U.S. Agency for International Development OIG and was the Acting Inspector General and the Counsel to the Inspector General at EXIM OIG. Before joining EXIM OIG, Ms. Salehi served at the U.S. Department of Agriculture for nearly five years.

Ms. Salehi started her career as an attorney in the District of Columbia working for prominent law firms, specializing in financial industry and white-collar criminal investigations, before joining the Federal Government. She was also an Adjunct Professor at Howard University School of Law.

Ms. Salehi earned her Juris Doctor from Howard University School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts in international studies from the University of Oregon. She is a member of the bar in both the District of Columbia and Arizona.

Jennifer Fain

Jennifer Fain is the Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations. She is responsible for directing audits, inspections, evaluations, and other reviews of EXIM programs and operations. She brings over 20 years of federal government experience in the inspector general community. Experience includes financial and performance audits, inspections, evaluations, risk assessments and internal control reviews, policy and transaction reviews, and white-collar fraud assignments. Ms. Fain holds a Master of Science in Finance from Johns Hopkins University, and a Bachelor of Science and Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Colorado. She is a Certified Internal Auditor.

Patrick McCurry

Patrick McCurry is the Assistant Inspector General for Investigations (AIGI). He is responsible for directing complex export fraud and employee misconduct investigations. Mr. McCurry also coordinates with external law enforcement partners and federal prosecutors from the Department of Justice and various U.S. Attorneys’ Offices. Mr. McCurry came to EXIM OIG in 2014 and has served as a Senior Special Agent, Special Agent-in-Charge of Training and Firearms, and Deputy AIGI. Prior to joining EXIM OIG, Mr. McCurry served as a Special Agent with the U.S. Department of State OIG and the Drug Enforcement Administration, and as an officer with the Fairfax County Police Department. He has managed and led investigations involving export fraud, trade-based money laundering, the illegal export of weapons and sensitive technologies, violations of the Controlled Substances Act, and street-level narcotics and violent crimes and well as employee misconduct. Mr. McCurry holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Catholic University of America and is a Certified Fraud Examiner.