Scott Quehl

Chief Financial Officer, and Assistant Secretary of Administration, Department of Commerce

Scott Quehl currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary for Administration at the U.S. Department of Commerce. Mr. Quehl’s responsibilities include strategy, formulation, and execution of the Department’s $7+ billion budget, service as Chief Human Capital Officer for over 46,000 employees, Chief Acquisition Officer for procurement of over $2 billion in goods and services, Chair of the Department Management Council, Co-Chair of the Department’s Labor Management Council, and Co-Chair of the Commerce Information Technology Risk Review Board. He also directs the Department’s financial controls and reporting, facilities and other administrative services, privacy and open government functions, program evaluation and risk management, civil rights, security, and the development of the Department’s integration of its business customer services infrastructure, consistent with the President’s Executive Order for BusinessUSA. Mr. Quehl reports to the Deputy Secretary and is a senior advisor to the Secretary.

Before receiving his commission, Mr. Quehl supported local, state, and national governments in 14 states, the District of Columbia, and four countries in financial stabilization, service delivery improvement, cost containment, revenue enhancement, competitive contracting, workforce, organizational consolidation, infrastructure, and capital market initiatives.

He holds a master’s in government administration from the Fels Institute of Government of the University of Pennsylvania, a bachelor’s in history and political science from Lawrence University, and held FINRA NASD Series 24, 63, and 7 licenses while at JP Morgan Securities, Inc. He is a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.

Event Information

Thursday, May 10, 2012

7:00 AM - 3:00 PM


The Willard InterContinental Hotel
1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC

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