Thomas “Tom” Wofford is senior vice president for Internal Audit. In this role, he is responsible for planning and executing financial and operational audits to evaluate the company’s internal controls, its adherence to company policies and procedures, and its compliance with applicable laws and regulations. He provides recommendations regarding internal control enhancements and identifies areas of opportunity for profit improvement, cost control, and risk mitigation.
Wofford previously oversaw the company’s ethics program, which is responsible for developing and maintaining SAIC’s Code of Conduct, ethics training, case investigative process, and associated policies and procedures.
Prior to joining SAIC, Wofford was director of Global Audit for General Electric’s Energy Infrastructure Segment. He directed distributed internal audit activities across the segment’s 800-plus sites, including project management for the segment’s annual Sarbanes-Oxley and improper payments certifications. Wofford also created a centralized monitoring group to perform continuous auditing, and jointly developed a due diligence program used on acquisitions to identify potential improper payments.
Wofford also served as director of Internal Audit for several Dallas, Texas-based companies, including Dresser Inc., Trinity Industries, and E-Systems Inc. Among his accomplishments he led fraud investigations throughout the United States and in multiple foreign countries; directed overall audit and internal controls programs; remediated material weaknesses; and optimized standardized finance and accounting processes.
In addition to audit positions, Wofford has served as chief financial officer, controller, director of project support, and manager of finance for subsidiaries of ESystems Inc., which was acquired by Raytheon Co. in 1995.
Wofford started his career and became a certified public accountant while working for Ernst & Whinney (now Ernst & Young).
Wofford serves as SAIC’s executive champion of the company's Give a Meal Team Challenge, which helps Feeding America® fight hunger in our local communities.
A graduate of Florida State University with a degree in accounting, Wofford is a member of the Ethics & Compliance Initiative, Association for Certified Fraud Examiners, and the Institute of Internal Auditors.
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