2013 Fed 100

Federal 100: Danny Werfel

Danny Werfel

Name: Danny Werfel
Title: Controller, Office of Federal Financial Management
Agency: Office of Management and Budget

A "consummate public servant." Werfel oversaw the integration of technology with other management disciplines and became the designated testifier before Congress on myriad IT issues. Known as "Mr. Shutdown," he spearheaded the planning for debt ceiling and sequestration impacts, and was influential in multiple migrations of financial management systems to modular approaches. "Danny is a consummate public servant who cares deeply about the improvement of government and the stewardship of taxpayer dollars to ensure we’re not spending money on things that don’t work," said Dan Chenok, executive director of the IBM Center for the Business of Government.

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