Kathy Enstrom is the Director of Investigations for the Moore Tax Law Group and a former Executive within Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation (IRS CI). Having spent nearly 28 years in federal law enforcement, Ms. Enstrom has expertise in financial crimes, specifically income and employment tax evasion, money laundering, bank secrecy act violations, government assistance fraud and bank fraud.
Ms. Enstrom has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Mount Mercy University (Cedar Rapids, IA) and a Master of Business Administration from Cardinal Stritch University (Milwaukee, WI). She is also a Certified Fraud Examiner through the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and an Enrolled Agent and authorized to represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service.
Ms. Enstrom began her IRS career in 1995 as an intern with IRS CI in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and the year following was sworn in as a Special Agent in Chicago, Illinois. She then moved throughout the organization in various investigative and management roles. These supervisory roles were located in Chicago, New York City, Washington DC, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Cincinnati, and Ottawa, Canada.
Ms. Enstrom rose to an executive position within IRS CI and her last assignment was to serve as Executive Director of Field Operations-Northern Area, overseeing one-third of the United States which included offices headquartered in Chicago, Detroit, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, Newark, Boston and New York City. Previous to this assignment, she was the Executive Special Agent in Charge for the Chicago Field Office and the Executive Director for CI’s Operations, Policy and Support. There she oversaw all CI policy and Internal Revenue Manual updates and the Financial Crimes Section, National Forensic Lab, Special Investigative Techniques Section, Warrants & Forfeitures Section, Treasury Liaison, TEOAF Liaison and FinCEN Liaison.
Ms. Enstrom’s time in federal law enforcement concluded with her role as Chicago’s Special Agent in Charge of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Office of Inspector General from July 2021 to March 2023. In this role, she conducted investigations involving bank fraud and oversaw agents covering six states in the Midwest which included Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Kentucky.
Ms. Enstrom lives in the northern suburbs of Chicago with her husband and a rescued Doberman Pincher, named Hank.