James L. Taylor, Nominee for Chief Financial Officer, Department of Labor
James L. Taylor has nearly thirty years of federal financial management experience. He is currently the Deputy Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security, where he assists the Inspector General in managing over 600 auditors, inspectors, and investigators. From 1999-2005, Mr. Taylor was the Deputy Chief Financial Officer for the Department of Commerce, where he successfully implemented the department’s first integrated financial management system. Prior to his position at Commerce, Mr. Taylor served as the Deputy Chief Financial Officer for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, where he helped transform FEMA’s financial operations to more effectively support the agency’s disaster response activities. Mr. Taylor has received the Donald E. Scantlebury Award for Excellence in Federal Financial Management, and the Presidential Rank Award of Distinguished Executive. He received his B.A. from Old Dominion University and an MPA from the University of Delaware, where he was a Public Service Fellow.