Greg Brown

CFO & CAO, Economic Development Administration (EDA), U.S. Department of Commerce

Greg Brown is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of the Economic Development Administration (EDA) in the U.S. Department of Commerce. As CFO/CAO, Mr. Brown provides senior executive leadership in the strategic planning and management of all financial, budget and administrative activities and related financial systems at EDA. Mr. Brown came to EDA from the U.S. Department of Transportation after serving in a Senior Executive Service career appointment as the Deputy Director of the Office of Budget & Program Performance. He provided leadership, advice and guidance to the Office of the Secretary in the development, implementation, and administration of Department’s budget, financial management and performance management.

Mr. Brown is the former Chief Administrative Officer for the Maryland Transportation Authority. In this capacity, Mr. Brown directed all agency administrative functions including information technology, procurement, human resources, and inventory control. Mr. Brown joined the Maryland Transportation Authority in September 2000 as the Director of Intergovernmental Projects and has also served as the Assistant Executive Secretary.

Prior to joining the Authority, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chief Financial Officer for the District of Columbia’s Department of Corrections. Previously, he was Branch Chief for Public Education and Community Services with the District’s Office of Budget and Planning and also held fiscal oversight positions with Baltimore City Community College, the National Association of State Budget Officers, and the Maryland General Assembly.

Greg holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in economics from Morgan State University.


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