Ms. Tonya Johnson

U.S. Department of the Interior, Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Tonya R. Johnson, MBA, M.ACC, is currently the Deputy Chief Financial Officer (DCFO) and Director of the Office of Financial Management (PFM) for the Department of the Interior. She is the first woman to hold this position. As the DCFO and Director of PFM she serves as a primary advisor to the Assistant Secretary- Policy, Management and Budget and the Deputy Assistant Secretary (Budget, Finance, Grants & Acquisition).

As an Executive for the Federal Government, Tonya R. Johnson has 28 years of Federal Government experience. Her expertise includes financial management, audits, reporting, implementing accountability measures, cost accounting and budget execution, and reporting operations. She has been a driving force behind improved financial reporting, as well as refined methods for combating fraud. She has proven to be an expert who tackles complex and sensitive programs with confidence and efficiency. Ms. Johnson is a strategic scholar and coalition builder with strong leadership and managerial experience in building, developing, and motivating teams.

Ms. Johnson holds a Master of Accountancy with a concentration in Forensic Accounting from Strayer University; Master of Business Administration from the University of Maryland; a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and is a graduate of the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University Senior Fellows. She is also a former Norfolk State University Spartan and a native of Suffolk, VA.


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