Margaret Graves

Federal Deputy Chief Information Officer

White House Office of Management and Budget

Margaret (Margie) H. Graves is Deputy Federal CIO for the Office of the Federal Chief Information Officer at the White House Office of Management and Budget. The Office of the Federal Chief Information Officer drives value in Federal IT, delivers world-class digital services, protects Federal IT assets and information, and develops the next generation IT workforce. In her role, Margie works to improve the way Government delivers results and technology services to the public.

Previously, Margie served as the Deputy CIO at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). As the Deputy CIO, she had oversight of an IT portfolio of $5.4 billion in programs. In addition, she managed the operations of the Office of the Chief Information Officer, covering the functional areas of Applied Technology, Enterprise Architecture, Data Management, IT Security, Infrastructure Operations, IT Accessibility, Budget and Acquisition.

Prior to her selection as Deputy CIO, she was the Executive Director of the Enterprise Business Management Office within the DHS Office of the CIO. She developed and executed IT Portfolio strategies in alignment with the DHS Enterprise Architecture and established business processes for Capital Planning and Investment Control, departmental IT budget reviews and acquisition reviews. She also served as the Deputy Program manager for the Border and Transportation Security IT Integration Program. This program established the business case and the operational foundation for the current Infrastructure Transformation Program, which is the DHS roadmap for consolidating and securing the IT Infrastructure including networks, data centers, e-mail, wireless services, desktop services, and help desk services.

Margie has private sector experience in the management consulting industry, where she held executive positions and also performed consulting engagements for clients. She has experience in the areas of systems engineering, business process reengineering, strategic planning, financial management, mergers and acquisitions and venture capital planning. She worked for several firms in the National Capital Region such as Technology Applications, Inc., Advanced Technology, Inc., and Planning and Research Corporation. She dedicated 10 years with A.T. Kearney, Inc. working for clients in the chemical, utility and medical services industries, as well as holding positions in financial and administrative management.

She holds a M.B.A. from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business and a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Virginia.