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Melinda M. Miguel
Former Chief Inspector General
Florida Executive Office of the Governor
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Governor Rick Scott appointed Melinda Miguel as the Chief Inspector General for the Executive Office of the Governor in February 2011, where she had responsibility for working with Inspectors General in the State of Florida to coordinate accountability, integrity and efficiency in state government. Ms. Miguel also served in this role for former Governor Charlie Crist from January 2007 to November 2010. Ms. Miguel launched her own firm, Melinda Miguel Solutions, Inc. on May 5, 2017 to offer management consulting services relating to compliance, governance, and oversight.
Ms. Miguel has over 27 years of public service and served as the Inspector General for the following state government agencies:
She also served as Bureau Chief of Auditing and Tax Collection for the Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco, Department of Business and Professional Regulation and as a Supervisor, Investigator and Auditor for the Florida Lottery.
For seven years, Ms. Miguel served on the Audit Committee for the SBA including two terms as the Chair to assist the Florida Trustees with oversight of Florida’s investments and governance of the SBA, including the Florida Retirement System Pension Plan, which is the fourth largest public retirement plan in the United States.
Ms. Miguel is the Senior Vice-president At-Large for the National Executive Committee and the past Regional Vice President for the Gulf Coast Region of the Association of Government Accountants (AGA). Ms. Miguel is the Director-at-Large for the Tallahassee Chapter of the AGA. She is also appointed to the National Partnership Steering Committee for the AGA and the Collaborative Forum with the Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President. She is also an Advisor to the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators including a co-chair of the Elder Fraud Awareness Committee.
Ms. Miguel is the immediate past National President of the Association of Inspectors General (AIG), a member of the Executive Committee, co-chair of the Legislative Issues Committee, and member of the Professional Standards Committee. She is on the Board of the Florida Chapter of the AIG; the past Chair of the Florida Audit Forum; and the past President of the Tallahassee Chapter of Internal Auditors. She is also the President of the Federal Bureau of Investigations Citizens Academy Alumni Association, Tallahassee Chapter.
Ms. Miguel received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics and a Graduate Certificate in Florida Local Government Administration from Florida State University. She is a Certified Inspector General, Certified Financial Services Auditor, Certified Business Manager, Certified Internal Controls Auditor, Certified Cyber Crimes Investigator and Certified Project Management Professional. She has also held a certification in the past as a Certified Government Financial Manager and Certified Fraud Examiner.