As the Assistant Inspector General for Audit, Office of the Inspector General, Social Security Administration (SSA), Steven L. Schaeffer is responsible for auditing and evaluating the business and program applications for an entity with income in excess of $840 billion and outlays of over $750 billion annually. Mr. Schaeffer was selected to direct the Office of Audit (OA) in January 2000. Under his tenure, OA has issued 993 reports with approximately $28 billion in monetary findings through Fiscal Year 2010. Over this time period, productivity in completion time for reports decreased from approximately 550 days to 231 days and the Agency has agreed with 93 percent of OA's recommendations. The quality of OA work has been recognized by the President's Council on Integrity and Efficiency. Since 2000, the Council has recognized OA with 33 Awards for Excellence and with one of their highest awards, the Glenn-Roth Exemplary Service Award.