As the American Recovery and Re-Investment Act rolls out, the Obama administration will seek, select and nominate individuals that have meaningful experience and the appropriate skill-sets to take the reigns as chief financial officers for federal government agencies.
The investment act monies will need to be distributed quickly and monitored assiduously. To make things run smoothly, each agency needs qualified CFOs to run the shop.
Today we will discuss the important role of the CFO with Edwin L. Harper, Senior Vice President, Federal Government Relations for Assurant, Inc., and Lynn Jennings, Strategic Advisor for The Partnership for Public Service.
Mr. Harper served as Chairman of the President's Council on Integrity and Efficiency, the coordinating body of Inspectors General and was involved in President Ronald Reagan's campaign against fraud, waste, and abuse. Ms. Jennings served on a team responsible for CFO selection within the Clinton administration.
- Edwin L. Harper -Senior Vice President, Federal Government Relations, Assurant, Inc.
- Lynn Jennings -Strategic Advisor, The Partnership for Public Service