2016 Outstanding CPA in Government Impact Award Winner, Federal Level: Paul Curtis, CPA 

Paul C. Curtis is a native Washingtonian who graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. He began his career as an intern in 1977 with the U.S. General Accounting Office, now known as the U.S. Government Accountability Office. Upon graduation, Paul worked in the private sector as a Certified Public Accountant and Audit Manager at KPMG Peat Marwick. He also served as a staff member on the National Commission on Fraudulent Financial Reporting (Treadway Commission).

Paul started working for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) in April 1994. Since August 2003, he has been the Director of Financial Audits, and has directed the annual audit of the EPA’s financial statements, as well as numerous other assignments.

Paul has been a long-time member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants.

Paul currently resides in Waldorf, Maryland. Paul has a daughter, who is a teacher in Montgomery County, and a son, who is an officer in the Charles County Sheriff’s office. As a very proud grandfather, he spends much of his free time with his grandchildren. He also enjoys serving as an umpire for high-school baseball, junior college, little league, and various recreational leagues. Besides being a loyal University of Maryland Terrapins fan, Paul is also a diehard Redskins fan. 


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