Mr. Brian Pattison was appointed as the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Assistant Inspector General for Evaluation in December 2016. The Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) mission is independent and objective reporting to the HUD Secretary and Congress for the purpose of bringing about positive change in the integrity, efficiency, and effectiveness of HUD operations. As the Assistant Inspector General for Evaluation, Mr. Pattison provides oversight of independent assessments as well as impartial, timely, and credible data collection to identify areas of improvement or administrative actions to determine efficiency, effectiveness, impact, and sustainability of HUD operations, programs, and policies.
Mr. Pattison previously served as a Regional Inspector General with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in Kansas City, MO. In this position, he directed programs that provided data support and quality assessment services across HHS. Prior to his tenure at HHS, Mr. Pattison was Vice President of Audits, Evaluations, and Investigations for Integrity Management Services, Inc. where he managed activities related to inspections, compliance oversight, high-level assessments, investigation, and regulatory review. He also served in management and leadership roles while at the Offices of Inspector General at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. and the Social Security Administration in Dallas, TX.
Mr. Pattison graduated with honors from Willamette University in Salem, OR with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics and a minor in political science. He also holds a Master of Science in Management and Leadership degree from Western Governors University-Missouri.