Executive Director, Office of Business Oversight

Ms. Susie Dossie serves as the Executive Director of the Office of Business Oversight, Office of Management. She joined VA in 2020, and currently oversees implementation of VA-wide internal control programs that span multiple portfolios, including finance; fraud, waste and abuse; improper payments; and grants management. As part of her responsibilities, Ms. Dossie evaluates the audit readiness of newly implemented systems that impact VA financial management, and she has the overall responsibility to report on and implement best practices to comply with the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act).

Prior to joining VA, Ms. Dossie worked at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), where she served as the Executive Director of Risk Management and Assurance, Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO). She served as an expert adviser to DHS and 14 Component CFOs on internal control and risk management activities and was responsible for developing short- and long-term goals, objectives and milestones to resolve material weaknesses (i.e., multi-billion-dollar errors) through implementation of internal controls. Her efforts were instrumental in resolving three material weaknesses (from five to two) within her six-year tenure at DHS. Ms. Dossie has over 20 years’ experience in internal control and financial management in the Federal Government as well as in industry. Her Federal awards include the DHS OCFO Auditor’s Award for Superior Mission Achievement (2016) and MGMT’s Cross Collaboration Award (2017).

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