Director of the Office of Budget and Management

Radha Sekar

Director of the Office of Budget and Finance
Farm Service Agency
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Washington, D.C.

Radha Sekar Chief Financial Officer

Radha Sekar was selected to serve as the chief financial officer for the Farm Service Agency (FSA) in April 2015.

As the CFO, Sekar serves as the principal fiscal officer for FSA, providing advice on all financial management and budgetary matters, including the availability of appropriations and allocation of all other federal funding, audit issues, financial management initiatives, and any matters that could affect the financial resources of FSA.

In her new capacity, Sekar oversees a $30 billion budget in borrowing authority for CCC-financed programs, a multi-billion-dollar budget for FSA discretionary programs and a domestic and international credit program portfolio of $28 billion. Prior to accepting the CFO position, Sekar served as CFO and CMO for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) at the Department of Homeland Security.

Sekar is a federal senior executive and former partner in a major public accounting firm with more than 20 years of experience in financial management, human capital management, leadership development, and organizational change. She is a graduate of State University of New York at Buffalo with a Master of Business Administration degree and a bachelor's degree in computer science. She is also a chartered accountant (similar to a certified public accountant) in India and holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Madras, India.

Sekar is a native of India and resides in Washington, D.C., with her family.

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