Ms. Radha Sekar is the acting executive associate director of Management and Administration and the chief financial officer for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Radha Sekar oversees accounting and finance, budget, facilities and engineering, and asset management. Prior to joining ICE, she was the assistant deputy undersecretary for financial management for the undersecretary of defense comptroller In this capacity, she served as the senior advisor and assistant to the under secretary of defense (comptroller), responsible for maximizing synergies and capabilities both within the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) and defense-wide.
Ms. Sekar has an extensive background in developing and implementing new and re-engineered business processes, defining and implementing business rules that lead to statutory compliances and commercial best practices, developing financial management policies and implementing business application systems that support them.
She has more than 20 years experience practicing these principles in the public and private sectors. As the assistant deputy chief financial officer for the Department of Defense, she supervised department-wide financial improvement and audit readiness efforts, developed and implemented financial management regulations and policies, prepared the Department of Defense's quarterly and annual financial statements and was responsible for the overall financial management improvement efforts of the Department of Defense.
Ms. Sekar is a leader in defining and developing C4ISR-compliant technical and functional business enterprise architectures. She is a past partner at IBM Business Consulting Services and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.
She is a graduate of State University of New York at Buffalo with a Master of Business Administration degree and a bachelor's degree in computer science.
She is also a charted accountant (similar to a certified public accountant) in India and holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from University of Madras, India.