Michael Carroll, a Senior Adviser with StoneTurn, brings over three decades of experience managing investigations, anti-corruption, ethics, and compliance across the public and private sectors, including 24 years in government service. Michael helps government and private clients ensure regulatory compliance demands are met, and to identify and eliminate vulnerabilities that make them susceptible to fraud and ethical violations.
Michael served in multiple government roles, last holding the position of Deputy Commissioner of the Investigations Division for the New York City Department of Investigation (“DOI”), the anti-corruption law enforcement agency that promotes and maintains integrity and efficiency in New York City government operations. Prior to DOI, Michael was a Special Agent with the District of Columbia Office of the Inspector General and a Detective with the New York City Police Department. Michael also served as an Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice at St. Thomas Aquinas College in Rockland County.
Michael rose through the ranks at DOI, previously holding the positions of Chief Investigator, Deputy Inspector General, Inspector General, and Associate Commissioner. While at DOI, Michael oversaw all aspects of the investigations division, providing supervision and management to a staff of over 400 employees, that included investigators, attorneys, auditors, supervisors, and support staff assigned to Inspectors General Offices at DOI. He also oversaw DOI’s Integrity Monitoring Program and was tasked with hiring private investigative and auditing firms to provide integrity monitoring services for capital projects throughout New York City. For example, Michael managed the integrity oversight of the post Hurricane Sandy cleanup and construction, to include the oversight of over $3 billion allocated for construction, managing five integrity monitoring firms and their $15 million budget, and supervised all fraud related investigations.
Michael holds an M.A. in Criminal Justice from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and a B.A. in Psychology from the College of Mount Saint Vincent.