Shafee T. Carnegie is the Assistant Inspector General for Investigations at the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) - Office of Inspector General (OIG). Mr. Carnegie has over 25 years of law enforcement, management, and executive experience in federal law enforcement. He most recently served as Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Investigations (DAIGI) at the U.S. Department of Education and previously as DAIGI at the Department of Interior - Office of Inspector General. Prior to his initial DAIGI appointment, Mr. Carnegie has served more than 20 years in a variety of progressively higher-level law enforcement positions at the U.S. Postal Service - Office of Inspector General, Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Office of Inspector General. He also served as a Senior Special Agent with the U.S. Government Accountability Office’s Forensic Audits and Special Investigations Team, as a Congressional Investigator, mainly focused on rooting out fraud, waste, and abuse in Federal programs and operations. Mr. Carnegie began his federal law enforcement career as an Inspector with the U.S. Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service in New York, NY.
Mr. Carnegie has received numerous awards and commendations throughout his career. Most notably, he was the recipient of the 2011 Annual Greg Boss Memorial Award from the U.S. Postal Service - Office of Inspector General and the 2018 Inspector General Award for Excellence from the Department of Interior - Office of Inspector General. He also is a graduate of the Department of Defense’s National Center for Credibility Assessment, formally trained as a Polygraph Examiner.
Mr. Carnegie is a native of New York City, New York, and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice from Virginia Union University, and a Certificate of Professional Development from The Wharton School | University of Pennsylvania’s Aresty Institute of Executive Education.