Tom Traxinger, TIGTA - Tom Traxinger is the Assistant Special Agent-in-Charge (ASAC) of the Dallas Field Office of the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA), Office of Investigations. Tom has a B.S. in psychology and economics from South Dakota State University and a graduate degree in management and leadership. Tom began his federal law enforcement career in 1987 as a Special Agent with the United States Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID). While in the military he served both as a non-commissioned and commissioned officer who led and trained military and civilian criminal investigators.
In 1998 Tom left the Army to continue his law enforcement career. He has nearly 20 years with the TIGTA and had duty assignments in Indianapolis, Dallas, Washington, D.C. In 2007, he returned to Dallas as the ASAC. He has worked a variety of complex investigations and has twice received the TIGTA Agent of the Year award and also received recognition from the President’s Council on Integrity and Efficiency for investigative excellence.