Mr. Nelson L. Alvarado is the Division Chief of the Internal Control and Evaluation Division within the Office of Financial Management, Department of the Interior. In his current role, Mr. Alvarado oversees the Department’s Internal Control Program and the Secretary’s Annual Assurance Statement, in accordance with the Federal Managers Financial Integrity Act, Office of Management and Budget Circular No. A-123, Management’s Responsibility for Internal Control, and the Government Accounting Office “Green Book”, Standards for Internal Control in the Federal Government. The Internal Control and Evaluation Division is also responsible for donations management, payment integrity compliance, fraud risk management, and supporting the annual financial statement audit. Mr. Alvarado is a leader with 25 years of experience and has dedicated his career supporting the mission of the federal financial management community. He is a veteran of the Army and throughout his career supported all branches of military service with financial management services, audit readiness, audit coordination, and post audit activities. Prior to joining the Office of Financial Management, Mr. Alvarado provided “Big 4” consulting services to both public and private sector clients across a range of technical capabilities, strategy and operations, enterprise risk management, internal control, financial statement audits, business process reengineering, and systems modernization. A native of Brooklyn, New York and current resident of Prince William County, Virginia. Mr. Alvarado holds a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Saint Leo University. He is also a Certified Defense Financial Manager and a Certified Fraud Examiner.