Roderick Anderson became the Deputy Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Commerce on July 23, 2019. He oversees the audits, investigations, and business functions of the Office of Inspector General.
Mr. Anderson joined the Federal government in 2004 and the Senior Executive Service in 2007. In 2010, he became the Assistant Inspector General for Management of the U.S. Department of the Interior, where he led the business functions of the agency, including human resources, finance, procurement, information technology, information security, facilities, and renovations.
Prior to entering government service, Mr. Anderson re-designed business and logistics operations for Hewlett Packard Company, and led North and South American customer support teams for Newbridge Networks. His time as a self-employed business consultant included improving operations for the Union Pacific Railroad, as well as working on projects with small companies in Central America, India, the Philippines, and Australia.
An engineering graduate of Texas A&M University with an MBA in Finance from Tulane University, he lives in Virginia with his wife and ten children.