Terry Settle is the Acting Inspector General of the Export-Import Bank of the United States and currently leads the Office of Inspector General (OIG). The Inspector General provides overall direction to the teams of auditors, investigators, and inspectors responsible for improving the programs and operations of EXIM Bank and preventing and detecting fraud, waste and abuse. Ms. Settle is a career public servant who joined the EXIM Bank OIG as the Assistant Inspector General for Audits in May 2014. Prior to joining EXIM, Ms. Settle served for 16 years at the Small Business Administration Office of Inspector General (SBA OIG). She began her career as an auditor with the SBA OIG and prior to her departure, was serving as the Director of Credit Programs. In this role, Ms. Settle was responsible for directing audits of SBA's loan and investment programs. Ms. Settle holds a B.S. in Accounting from Salisbury University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Erica Wardley is the Acting Assistant Inspector General for Audits with the Office of Inspector General (OIG), Export-Import Bank of the United States. She is responsible for directing audits of EXIM's programs and operations to promote efficiency and effectiveness and to prevent fraud, waste and abuse. Prior to joining EXIM in 2014, Ms. Wardley served for 5 years at the Department of Treasury Office of Inspector General, along with an additional 11 years of auditing experience with several other Inspector Generals and public accounting firms. Ms. Wardley has managed and led multi-billion dollar complex performance audits, served as the contracting officer representative for several million dollar contracts, and conducted financial statement audits for fortune 500 public companies, federal agencies, and local governments. Ms. Wardley holds a B.S. in Accounting from Bowie State University.
David Sutkus is the Assistant Inspector General for Investigations with the Office of Inspector General (OIG), Export-Import Bank of the United States. A member of the OIG since 2009, Mr. Sutkus has investigated complex international trade finance cases with money laundering, bank fraud, and Ponzi scheme components. Prior to joining the OIG, he served with several federal law enforcement agencies (NCIS, DCIS, Treasury OIG, EPA) in various investigative and leadership positions. Mr. Sutkus holds an A.A.S. in Criminal Justice and a B.S. in Political Science from the State University of New York, Oneonta.
Mark S. Thorum
Mark Thorum serves as Assistant Inspector General for Inspections and Evaluations with the Office of Inspector General (OIG), Export-Import Bank of the United States. In this capacity, Mr. Thorum is responsible for planning, directing, and conducting inspection and policy evaluation functions within the OIG. These functions assess the efficiency and effectiveness of EXIM Bank programs, operations and transactions; and develop recommendations for improving program performance. Mr. Thorum has more than 25 years of experience with structured finance, risk mitigation and capital markets advisory with international financial institutions. Before joining EXIM Bank in 2010, Mr. Thorum held several management positions with the Financial Markets Advisory division of a major international bank. Mr. Thorum holds a Ph.D. from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - School of Public and International Affairs. He received a M.A. from The Johns Hopkins University – School of Advanced International Studies, and a D.E.A. from the Institut d'études politiques de Paris (Institute of Political Studies) Paris, France.