Scott D. Gaines

Senior Policy Analyst, OMB

Scott is a Senior Policy Analyst in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Federal Financial Management. Scott’s is currently the Lead for government-wide fraud and the Do Not Pay (DNP) System. Scott also develops and implements policy focused on reducing and preventing improper payments across the Federal Government. 

Scott began his career by serving 10 years in the United States Navy as an Intelligence Specialist. Scott later worked for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as a Senior Analyst and transitioned at DHS to a Management Analyst and Senior Advisor to the Deputy Undersecretary for Analysis. Scott has previously worked in the Office of Federal Financial Management before working at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of Finance, Improper Payments Remediation Office, where he was the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) managing contractor support to the improper payment and fraud portfolios. 

Scott earned a Bachelor of Arts in Intelligence Studies and a Master’s in Homeland Security Policy from American Military University. Scott has additionally studied Business Administration at George Washington University.


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