Chief Financial and Operations Officer, Staff
Harry M. Seidman is the Chief Financial and Operations Officer of the Administrative Conference of the United States. In this capacity, Mr. Seidman is responsible for oversight of the agency’s budget and the management of daily operations, including the supervision of IT personnel and administrative support staff. Mr. Seidman is also responsible for preparation of the agency’s annual appropriations request for the President’s Budget, coordination of agency initiatives with the Office of Management and Budget, and fulfillment of requests for information and/or briefings from Congressional Offices and Committees.
Mr. Seidman joined the Administrative Conference in August 2010 as a member of the original staff responsible for “standing up” the agency when operations resumed following a 15-year hiatus. Previously, Mr. Seidman served as Lead Administrative Officer at the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, where he oversaw the daily administrative operations and financial management of federal biomedical research programs. Prior to entering federal service in 2003, Mr. Seidman worked in the non-profit sector.
Mr. Seidman earned his Masters of Business Administration at the George Washington University. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Maryland, College Park, and earned degrees in Finance and Government and Politics with a high honors citation for his thesis. Mr. Seidman has also studied global healthcare policy at the London School of Economics and international relations at Tel Aviv University.