The Inspector General is appointed by the Governor. The staff of the Office of Inspector General serves at the pleasure of the Inspector General.

In addition to the Inspector General, the Office of Inspector General is comprised of Deputy Inspectors General, Investigators, Auditors, and Support Staff.

 

Scott McAfee

Inspector General

Mr. McAfee is from the Atlanta, Georgia area.

As Inspector General, McAfee is responsible for investigating allegations of fraud, waste, and abuse in the Executive Branch of state government.

Prior to accepting his position as Inspector General, Mr. McAfee spent his legal career in public service, working the last eight years as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Department of Justice in the Northern District of Georgia and as an Assistant District Attorney in Fulton County. As an AUSA, McAfee investigated and prosecuted major drug trafficking organizations, fraud, and illegal firearms possession. In the Fulton County District Attorney's Office, McAfee handled hundreds of felony cases ranging from armed robbery to murder.

McAfee obtained his undergraduate degree from Emory University, where he majored in music and received a scholarship to play the cello in the university symphony orchestra. He earned his law degree from the University of Georgia. While in law school, McAfee was inducted into the Order of the Barristers. He has also previously worked for Justice David Nahmias and Justice Keith Blackwell of the Georgia Supreme Court.

McAfee is active in the legal community, serving as the board member and past president of the Criminal Law Section of the Atlanta Bar. He is a volunteer scuba diver at the Georgia Aquarium and captains his ALTA tennis team.