William White Jr. serves as DFC’s Vice President and Chief Human Capital Officer. In that role, he oversees the planning and directing of all activities related to human resources, providing dynamic, effective hiring and development programs designed to meet current and future talent management needs of the Corporation, while serving as a key advisor to the Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. White has served with distinction for over 31 years with the Federal government in a variety of leadership positions focusing on building organizational capacity, promoting inclusive workplace cultures, and advancing principles of customer service excellence. He most recently served as a Senior Advisor with the Chief Administrative Office at the Government Accountability Office (GAO). He was responsible for the development and implementation of hiring strategies that met the unique staffing requirements needed to sustain GAO’s investments in science and emerging technologies.
Previously, Mr. White served as the Chief Human Capital Officer for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) where he was a strategic advisor on human resources laws, rules, and regulations to inform an enterprise talent management strategy in support of the agency’s strategic performance goals. He also served as GAO’s Chief Human Capital Officer, where his service was recognized with a Comptroller General’s award in 2019 for his outstanding contributions to hiring and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. Mr. White also held several leadership positions with the Department of Homeland Security focused on building organizational capacity and sustainability for Headquarters and operational component entities in the areas of innovation, management, procurement, human resources, and financial oversight. Additionally, he worked for the Department of Transportation setting up a Chief Administrative Office and was an executive at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in the Office of Communications and Legislative Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Mr. White received his master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his bachelor’s degree in Music performance from the University of Massachusetts.