Essi Egbeto

Vice President Accounting/ Controller

Ms. Egbeto joined the District of Columbia Housing Agency in May 2019 as Vice President of Accounting. Ms. Egbeto’s responsibilities include designing and implementing controls for the preservation of the Agency’s assets and accurate reporting of the Agency’s financial results. She has since assumed the role of Interim Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining the Agency, she worked as an experienced professional for a reputable forensic accounting firm where she advised corporate clients and counsel on matters involving asset misappropriation, improper revenue recognition, audit malpractice, and the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA) among other matters.

Prior to that, Ms. Egbeto spent over 10 years in public accounting with renowned public accounting firms where she provided services to clients in the areas of audit, reviews, compilations, agreed-upon procedures and other relevant accounting services. These clients spanned various industries which include financial services, construction, manufacturing, hospitality, investment funds, residential and commercial real estate among others.

Ms. Egbeto received her B.S. in Accounting; B.S. in Finance and J.D. from the University of Maryland. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). Additionally, she is admitted to practice law in the State of Maryland.

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