In October 2014, Ms. Beth Killoran joined the Department of Health and Human Services. Over that period, she has served as the acting Deputy Chief Information Officer and as the Executive Director for the Office of IT Strategy, Policy and Governance. As acting CIO for the Department of Health and Human Services, she provides leadership on high priority projects, engages in strategic IT investment planning, and drives change across the organization.
Prior to joining HHS, she served 11 years at the Department of Homeland Security in a number of leadership roles throughout the organization including Under Secretary for Management, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Citizenship and Immigration Service and Customs and Border Protection. Over the course of her DHS career, Beth served in positions covering investment management, risk management, and program management of the DHS acquisition portfolio and IT investments totaling over $18 billion.
Finally, Beth served 9 years at the Department of the Treasury where she provided IT infrastructure support and operations for over 20,000 employees across 1,500 locations. During her tenure, she provided IT operational support in response to the 9/11 and Oklahoma City bombing events.
Beth holds a Master of Science in Technology Management from University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a certificate in Personnel Management from the University of Maryland Baltimore County.