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Rose Gill Hearn, Principal, Bloomberg Associates

Rose Gill Hearn is a Principal at Bloomberg Associates, a philanthropic consulting firm, and is in charge of its Municipal Integrity Practice.  Hearn was the longest serving Commissioner of the New York City Department of Investigation (DOI) from 2002-2013, throughout the Bloomberg Administration.  DOI is the oldest anticorruption agency in the country and one of the largest in the world. During her tenure, DOI significantly increased investigative activity, and DOI investigations contributed to unprecedented monetary recoveries of more than a half billion dollars to the City. Hearn established new investigative units to expand and strengthen oversight, developed a comprehensive corruption-prevention program with more than 5,500 anti-corruption lectures conducted citywide, and issued nearly 3,000 recommendations to remediate corruption vulnerabilities. She now serves as Chair of the New York City Campaign Finance Board, a nonpartisan City agency charged with overseeing public financing of local elections considered a model in the country. Hearn helped create the Center for the Advancement of Public Integrity at Columbia Law School to study corruption and accountability in government, focusing on municipal jurisdictions around the world, and chairs its Advisory Board. Prior to joining DOI, Hearn was an Assistant United States Attorney and Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. She has taught Trial Advocacy at Fordham University School of Law and worked as a litigator in the private sector.  Rose is now a principal at Bloomberg Associates, a philanthropic consulting firm, in charge of its municipal integrity practice.

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