Tom Caulfield

Tom Caulfield has dedicated his professional career to public service beginning in 1977 in the
United States Marine Corps (retired in 1998). Tom’s career continued as a civil servant in the
United States Air Force, the Central Intelligence Agency, and the Council of the Inspectors
General on Integrity and Efficiency. Tom retired in 2015 from federal service as a Senior
Executive and co-founded an international anti-corruption consulting firm named Procurement
Integrity Consulting Services (PICS). Their clients include the United Nations Office on Drugs
and Crime, the International Law Institute and various government anti-corruption authorities in
East Africa, South East Asia and the United Kingdom. Domestically, PICS has assisted
government and private entities in reviewing procurement policy compliance, enhancing ethics
and compliance programs, building effective whistle-blower procedures, and establishing
procurement anti-fraud protocols.
With the global pandemic of COVID-19 presenting unprecedented opportunities for fraud, Tom
was asked to return to federal service to build and manage the Special Inspector General for
Pandemic Recovery’s (SIGPR) Office of Investigations. After accomplishing the building of
SIGPR’s investigative office, he returned to his company were he uses his over four decades of
anti-corruption experience in assisting both public and private entities in reducing their
vulnerabilities to financial and reputational damages related to corruption and/or fraud.
He graduated from Wayland Baptist University and St. Leo College, where he received degrees in
both criminology and criminal justice. He holds various certifications, some of which include
Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Inspector General, Certified Inspector General Investigator
and former Certified Polygraph Examiner and Criminal Investigator. Tom is a member of the
National Contract Management Association “Audit and Risk” committee. He was an Executive
Board member of the Association of Inspectors General, a national organization with membership
from all levels of city, state, and federal Office of Inspectors General.
Tom served as a member of the Department of Justice National Procurement Fraud Task-Force
and was the architect to what became an amendment to the Federal Acquisition Regulation
requiring mandatory disclosure by federal government contractors of certain violations of federal
criminal law and the civil False Claims Act. He was the developer and program manager of the
first Intelligence Community Procurement Integrity Assurance Program which focused on
enhancing the integrity of classified procurements by preventing, deterring, and detecting
procurement fraud and abuse. Tom has published and co-published several articles on subjects
related to the anatomy of procurement fraud, building effective investigative operations, anti-fraud
with data analytics, procurement fraud schemes and the profile of the procurement fraudster. His
material has been referenced in various federal reports and book publications related to
procurement fraud and risk strategies.