Mr. Mike Wetklow CGFM, CPA

Deputy Chief Financial Officer, National Science Foundation

Mike Wetklow currently serves as NSF’s Deputy CFO and Division Director for Financial Management and is focused on transforming financial management functions and workforces to include RPA, artificial intelligence, blockchain, cybersecurity, data science, and enterprise risk management. Prior to this work, he was the principal author of OMB Circular No. A-123, Management’s Responsibility for Enterprise Risk Management and Internal Control. While at the Department of Homeland Security, Mike eliminated pervasive material weaknesses and obtained the agency’s first financial statement opinion in FY 2011. He has led teams that have received top honors including AGA’s 2020 and 2021 Innovation Challenge wins for an Improper Payments Logistic Model and the Financial Obligation Root Cause Explorer (the FORCE); and the Advanced Technology Academic Research Center’s (ATARC) 2022 Emerging Technology Team Award for Workforce Innovation. He is currently upskilling and recently completed a master’s degree in data science at the University of Virginia, May 2023. He also holds an MPA in public sector finance and a B.S. in accounting from the University of Maryland at College Park. Mike recently started an adjunct professor position at George Mason University and serves on an accounting curriculum advisory board at Northern Virginia Community College.