Mike Wetklow CGFM, CPA

Deputy CFO and Division Director for Financial Management, NSF

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 is a member of the Chief Financial Officer’s Council and an “ex-officio” member of the Chief Data Officer’s Council. Mike and his teams 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). He is currently upskilling in pursuit of a master’s degree in data science at the University of Virginia. He holds an MPA in public sector finance and a B.S. in accounting from the University of Maryland at College Park. Mike also serves on an accounting curriculum advisory board at Northern Virginia Community College and is an aspiring bass guitarist.