Mr. David Harvey

Professor of Practice

Governance, Risk and Compliance; Strategic Planning and Performance; and Federal Financial Management

Academic Credentials: 

Bachelors of Business Administration (Accounting and Economics), James Madison University
Masters in Business Administration, Frostburg State University
Graduate Certificate in Accounting, University of Maryland University College
Graduate Certificate in Applied Economics, Georgia Southern University

Relevant Professional Experience: 
Mr. Harvey has nearly 30 years of audit and financial management experience in the federal sector.  Prior to joining the faculty of the College of Information and Cyberspace in October 2018, Mr. Harvey served as the Chief Audit Executive leading the internal audit function at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, where he reported to the agency’s Board and its Executive Director as part of Thrift Savings Plan oversight.  In that role, he oversaw the annual audit of information security controls under the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), cyber-penetration testing and follow-up, and other reviews.  Mr. Harvey also served as the Deputy Director of the Corporate Controls and Reviews Department at the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, where he oversaw documenting and testing of financial reporting, NIST 800-53, and entity-wide governance controls; performing entity-wide, business process, and improper payment risk assessments; and remediating Office of Inspector General and Government Accountability Office recommendations.  Mr. Harvey started his career as an auditor with the Defense Contract Audit Agency.  His teaching experience includes serving on the adjunct faculty of American University and Northern Virginia Community College as well as developing and presenting continuing professional education seminars.    

Professional Credentials:
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)

Strategic Performance and Budget Management (SPB)
White House, Congress, and the Budget (BCP)
Risk Management, Internal Controls, and Auditing for Leaders (RIA)
Future of Federal Financial Information Sharing (FFR)