The Office of Administration (OA) is responsible for all aspects of financial management and accountability, including accounting, budgeting, revenue collection and performance management. OA has primary responsibility within CBP for real estate management, including the construction, maintenance and leasing of facilities. OA's procurement office supports contracting and contract administration across CBP. Finally, OA manages a number of personal property programs and services, including vehicle acquisition.
Prior to joining CBP in November 2006, Mr. Schied was the first Deputy CFO for the Department of Homeland Security. In this capacity, he supported the CFO in the day-to-day management of Homeland Security's budget, financial reporting, working capital fund, and resource management transformation. Mr. Schied also served as Homeland Security's budget director from May 2003 until March 2004, when the Department was just beginning. He helped create the budget office and lead Homeland Security through its first budget development and execution process.
Mr. Schied has held senior-level positions in other Federal agencies outside of Homeland Security. These senior-level positions include: Budget Director of the Federal Judiciary; Deputy Assistant Attorney General/Controller at the U.S. Department of Justice; Deputy Budget Director at the Department of Justice; and Assistant Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration.
Mr. Schied joined the Federal Government in 1992 as a presidential management intern. Prior to his federal service, he worked for the City of Peoria, Illinois. Mr. Schied holds a Master of Public Administration degree from the Ohio State University School of Public Policy and Management and a Bachelors of Arts in political science from the University of Iowa (Phi Beta Kappa). In October 2006, Mr. Schied was recognized with a Presidential Rank Award of Meritorious Executive by President George W. Bush.
Away from the office, Mr. Schied's interests include gardening, cooking and distance running.