Michael Bingham, CPA, is a senior auditor for the Financial Management and Assurance team at the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). He is part of the Yellow Book Project Team, the Yellow Book and Green Book Technical Assistance group, and also serves as a project liaison with the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI). He was the auditor-in-charge for the inaugural audits of the Statements of Long-Term Fiscal Projections of the United States Government and has worked on various Department of Defense financial management and financial audit engagements. Prior to joining GAO in 2008, Michael worked for an inner city tutoring and mentoring nonprofit in Chicago. He received his B.A. in political science from the University of Chicago and his M.A.S. from Northern Illinois University.