KValentin photoKeven Valentin, Chief Financial Officer and Director of Administration, Bureau of Industry and Security

Mr. Valentin leads the Financial Management, Budgetary, Human Capital, Acquisitions, Internal Controls, Risk Management, Privacy, and Space Management activities across BIS.

Prior to serving as the BIS Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Director of Administration (DOA), Mr. Valentin served as the BIS Budget Officer, where he ensured BIS was properly resourced to meet its mission. Mr. Valentin also served at the Department of Commerce (DOC), Office of Budget, with oversight responsibilities in support of the U.S. Census Bureau and Departmental Management budget. In this role, Mr. Valentin provided technical guidance and support to senior DOC and bureau leadership, and regularly engaged in all phases of the DOC budget process.

Mr. Valentin has spent his entire career working within the budget and CFO community and has also served at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), where he managed resources and supported recovery efforts during the historically active 2017 hurricane season. Mr. Valentin also served at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, in multiple financial management and acquisitions positions.

Mr. Valentin is a native of Chicago, where he attended Loyola University’s Business School, and later graduated Magna cum Laude from the University of Puerto Rico earning his BA in Accounting and Finance.





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