Raul Valdez

Major Construction Investigation Director

Raul Valdez joined the Office of Inspector General in 2015 as an Investigator and currently serves as the Major Construction Investigation and Integrity Director. He represents OIG in the Integrity Monitoring Working Group for the multi-year, multi-billion dollar O’Hare 21 project, in addition to supervising resulting investigations related to O’Hare 21. Previously, Valdez served as an Investigator with the City Colleges of Chicago Office of Inspector General. He also worked as a tax accountant in the private sector, leveraging technology to bring efficiency and accuracy to multiple corporations’ tax operations, and has extensive experience investigating various administrative and criminal allegations. Valdez is a Certified Inspector General Investigator and earned a BS in Finance from DePaul University.