Bernetta Reese

Digital Manager, Office of Communications

United States Department of Agriculture

Bernetta Reese is an accomplished leader with over a decade of experience in leadership, strategic communications, technology, innovation, Federal policy and best practices. Bernetta manages interagency collaboration, digital projects, and high-level priorities for the U.S. Department of Agriculture where she is engaged in department- and federal-wide initiatives while serving as lead for USDA’s 29+ agencies and offices. In 2016, she served on detail as the Acting Digital Director for the U.S. Office of Personnel Management where she oversaw all of the agency’s digital platforms while working to highlight the Federal workforce and initiatives across government. With more than 16 years of public service, she has served throughout the Federal government managing digital teams and initiatives with outstanding achievements and award-winning results. Bernetta enjoys innovating and engaging communities while working to advance the mission and priorities of Federal agencies.