Reginald W. Mitchell is the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Chief Financial Officer (CFO) responsible for the oversight of the accounting and financial reporting functions of the agency. This includes the oversight and development of USAID worldwide financial management policies, program, and systems in support of the agency’s development activities. Mr. Mitchell provides financial management leadership by establishing clear set of policies and procedures to ensure the financial integrity of the agency’s programs. In carrying out his fiduciary duties as CFO, Mr. Mitchell directs the daily operations of the CFO organization and provides technical financial leadership for USAID’s worldwide controller network and for Washington operating units in executing the agency’s approximately 9,000 FTE and $25 billion dollar financial portfolio.
Prior to joining USAID, Mr. Mitchell served 26 years with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) during which time he held a number of senior executive financial positions to include the Controller responsible for the agency’s fiscal policies, proprietary accounting activities, and the development and maintenance of the agency’s core and mixed financial systems. He also served as the Budget Director responsible for the agency’s budgetary accounting activities, including the formulation and execution of the agency’s program and operating expense budgets. Mr. Mitchell served in a variety of other senior executive service positions throughout his tenure with the NRC.
Prior to joining the NRC, Mr. Mitchell served in the United States Navy on nuclear submarines. Mr. Mitchell received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from National-Louis University and his Master of Public Administration from American University. He is a long-standing member of the Association of Government Accountants and Senior Executive Association.