THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES PHYLLIS K. FONG AS INSPECTOR GENERAL OF THE SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
The President today announced his intent to nominate Phyllis K. Fong as Inspector General of the Small Business Administration.
Ms. Phyllis K. Fong, of Bethesda, Maryland, has served in the Office of the Inspector General of the Small Business Administration for fifteen years. Since 1994, she has been Assistant Inspector General for Management and Legal Counsel. She served as Assistant Inspector General for Management and Policy from 1988 to 1994 and as Associate Counsel to the Inspector General from 1983 to 1988. She was Assistant General Counsel of the Legal Services Corporation from 1981 to 1983. From 1978 to 1981, she was an attorney-advisor at the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
Ms. Fong received a B.A. degree from Pomona College and a J.D. degree from Vanderbilt University School of Law.
The Inspector General of the Small Business Administration (SBA) is responsible for conducting independent investigations and audits of all SBA activities to promote efficiency and prevent fraud and abuse.