2017 Fed 100

Federal 100: Gina Garza

 

Name: Gina Garza
Title: CIO, IRS
Agency/Company: Treasury Department

The fraud fighter. Garza transformed the IRS’ computer system, which processes 200 million tax returns annually. Under her leadership, the agency improved the efficiency of tax return processing using a new e-file system and expanded taxpayer services on IRS.gov. She strengthened IRS cybersecurity and fraud detection capabilities and was instrumental in delivering a highly successful 2016 tax-filing season with zero security-related incidents. Garza also planned and delivered one of the most successful open-enrollment seasons in the brief history of the Affordable Care Act, enabling 6.4 million Americans to sign up for coverage via the government’s online health insurance exchange.

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