Senior Staff

Rob A. Childress

Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Investigations - Eastern Field Operations

Rob Childress currenty serves as the Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Investigations, overseeing Eastern Field Operations and the Policy and Administration Division in the Office of Investigations.  

Mr. Childress started his law enforcement career in 1988 with the U.S. Customs Service in El Paso, Texas.  In 1994, he joined the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General as a Special Agent in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  In 1996, he joined the Social Security Administration, Office of the Inspector General as a Special Agent in Philadelphia.  In 1997, he established the Richmond, Virginia Office of the Philadelphia Field Division where he worked as a Special Agent until his promotion to the position of Resident Agent in Charge of the Richmond Office in 2000.  

In 2007, Mr. Childress was promoted to the position of Special Agent in Charge of the Dallas Field Division where he served until transferring to Headquarters in 2010.  Since 2010, he has held the positions of Special Agent in Charge of the Office of Quality Assurance and Professional Responsibility in the Immediate Office and Special Agent in Charge of the Criminal Investigations Division in the Office of Investigations. 

Mr. Childress graduated from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice.  He is also a graduate of the Office of Personnel Management’s Leadership for a Democratic Society program at the Federal Executive Institute in Charlottesville, Virginia.  He has received numerous awards including the AIG Award and the United States Attorney Office Agent Award for Public Service.