Peggy Sherry

Peggy Sherry is the CFO at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). Prior to OCC, Ms. Sherry served as the Deputy CFO for the is the Deputy CFO at the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA).  NCUA is the independent federal agency that regulates, charters and supervises federal credit unions. With the backing of the full faith and credit of the U.S. Government, NCUA operates and manages the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund– with almost $12 billion in assets and insuring the deposits of more than 100 million account holders in all federal credit unions and the overwhelming majority of state-chartered credit unions.

Peggy previously served as the Deputy Commissioner for Operations Support at the Internal Revenue Service, where she oversaw the IRS budget of $12 billion and procurement acquisition of $2.1 billion.  Prior to joining IRS, she was the CFO at Department of Homeland Security, a Senate confirmed position, and was responsible for a budget of $60 billion.  Under Peggy’s leadership, DHS also received its first audit opinion. Peggy also held senior financial management positions at the United States Holocaust Museum and the Government Accountability Office.

Peggy is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Government Financial Manager, and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Master of Science degree in Accounting and Finance.  Peggy is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Donald L. Scantlebury Memorial Award, and the local and National Achievement of the Year Awards from the Association of Government Accountants.

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