Anthony Scardino CGFM

Vice President, Consulting Services, CGI Federal

Tony Scardino is a Vice President at CGI Federal where he helps government clients solve issues in financial management, organizational operations, and information technology areas. Previous to this position, Tony served as Managing Principal at Grant Thornton, where he led the firm’s cadre of former government executives (FGEs) that leveraged its experience and expertise to help agencies work across the C-suite to improve mission outcomes, provide excellent service, and effectively steward taxpayer dollars Until July 2019, Tony was the Chief Financial Officer for the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), serving as principal advisor to the USPTO Director in leading and improving the financial management, accounting, budgeting, fee setting, revenue forecasting, financial systems, and organizational performance of the agency. In this role, Tony oversaw an annual budget that exceeded $3 billion, supporting almost 13,000 USPTO employees. Tony also spent much of 2017 and 2018 as the agency’s Acting Deputy Director. His prior experience includes service as the Budget Director/Acting CFO at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Budget Director for former agency known as the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG). In recognition of his achievements, Tony has been the recipient of numerous awards and distinctions, including the Meritorious Presidential Rank Award (2014), the Frank Greathouse National Leadership Award from AGA (2017), and American University’s Roger W Jones Award for Executive Leadership (2018). In November 2017, Tony was inducted as a lifelong Fellow into the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA).