Aaron Jordan

Aaron R. Jordan joined the Department of Education Office of the Inspector General (OIG) in 2013 from the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), where he served as the OIG’s Assistant Inspector General for Investigations. During his tenure at the PBGC, Aaron performed an 18-month detail with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) OIG as the Executive Advisor for Investigative Programs and Acting Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Investigations. During the detail, Aaron managed high-profile, sensitive investigations involving Agency personnel, programs and operations. He also completed a reorganization of the Office of Investigations (OI), implemented new policy guidance, and created performance objectives and measures for the OI.

Aaron’s law enforcement career spans 25 years and began at the Defense Criminal Investigative Service, where he conducted investigations involving complex contract and procurement fraud, health care fraud, and corruption. With the United States Postal Service (USPS) OIG, Aaron held a number of progressively responsible positions, including serving as Supervisory Special Agent of the Contract Fraud team, Special Assistant to the Inspector General and Deputy Inspector General, Director of Health Care Fraud Investigations, and ultimately, the Special Agent in Charge (SAC) of the Strategic Enforcement Division (SED). As SAC of SED, Aaron was responsible for the management and direction of four major program areas:  health care fraud, financial investigations, contract fraud, and revenue investigations.

Aaron has received numerous awards, including the USPS OIG Special Agent of the Year and the Assistant U.S. Attorney's Office Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. Aaron served as the Chair of the Assistant Inspector General for Investigations Committee under the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE). The AIGI Committee provides guidance, assistance and support to the CIGIE Investigations Committee in carrying out its duties.

Aaron earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the College of Holy Cross and a Master of Policy Management from Georgetown University.