David Hill is the acting Chief Financial Officer for the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). The Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) oversees various aspects of CISA’s Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution process, including program analysis and evaluation, budget formulation and execution, financial operations, financial reporting, and internal controls. OCFO also supports a wide range of applications for economic analysis for customers throughout CISA. OCFO works closely with internal stakeholders within CISA’s Office of the Director, Lines of Business, and Divisions, as well as external stakeholders such as the Department of Homeland Security, Office of Management and Budget, Congress, and other government agencies.
Hill has more than 39 years of financial management, acquisition, and operational experience in the military/federal government sector. Before joining the CISA team in November 2013, Hill served as a consultant where he helped several federal agencies improve their financial management processes. His consulting experience centered around OMB Circular A-123 internal control support, financial statement audit readiness, budgetary resource management, and cost modeling.
Hill served on active duty in the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) for over 27 years and retired in 2008 as a Captain/O-6. His last duty assignment was as Chief of the USCG’s Office of Financial Policy and Systems. In this capacity, he exercised program manager responsibilities over the Finance Center that was charged with making payments for goods and services received by the USCG and with generating the USCG’s financial statements. Hill was the program manager for the USCG’s financial management system where he supervised stakeholder requirements and the software development and maintenance process. He also led the development of the USCG’s first-ever multi-year plan of action and milestones to establish an internal control program in accordance with OMB Circular A-123. Earlier, Hill was the manager for two acquisition projects: The Coastal Patrol Boat and Response Boat (Small), where he supervised the delivery of two patrol boats and 134 response boats.
Hill was previously assigned to a variety of operational and financial management billets, including commanding officer of the USCGC VIGOROUS in Cape May, NJ and executive officer of the USCGC DALLAS in Charleston, SC.
Hill holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Maryland, and a Master of Science degree in National Resource Strategy from the National Defense University/Industrial College of the Armed Forces.