Reid Walsh

Deputy Secretary, PA Office of Administration

V. Reid Walsh is the Deputy Secretary for Human Resources and Management for the Commonwealth Pennsylvania. As deputy secretary, Reid’s focus has been on implementing core transformation initiatives. These include consolidating commonwealth HR under a shared services model, building a four-year strategic plan and IT roadmap for HR, establishing a unified service delivery model through process standardization, building an HR LEAN program and managing HR service delivery through metrics and governance. Prior to taking on her current role, Reid served as the chief of staff and policy director for the Office of Administration, playing an instrumental role in the agency’s key initiatives. Reid also served as the director of operations for the Tom Wolf for Governor campaign, where she oversaw operational needs and planned and executed the campaign's primary and general election night events. Reid also served as executive director of the Wolf Inaugural Committee. Before returning to her hometown of York, Walsh spent thirteen years in Washington, D.C., with the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), most recently as the senior director in the Business Affairs and Program Management Department. As senior director, she managed a multi-million-dollar annual budget, while leading operational activities across seven departments. Reid also played a key role in establishing and managing a matrixed organization and building new business units from the ground up. Reid attended the University of Delaware, where she graduated with a degree in communications. After college, she spent a year in service through Jesuit Volunteer Corps serving the homeless youth community of Phoenix, Arizona. Reid currently resides in Spring Garden Township with her husband and two children.