Mr. Stephen Kunze

Deputy Chief Financial Officer
Department of Commerce


Stephen Kunze is the Deputy Chief Financial Officer for the Department of Commerce. He is responsible for: financial management and accounting throughout the Department, preparation of the Department’s annual consolidated financial statements, the development and implementation of a modern Department-wide integrated financial system, for managing the Commerce Working Capital Fund, financial management policy and for ensuring the Department’s compliance with financial management laws and regulations. Mr. Kunze’s passion for mentoring and developing staff led him to be the co-chair of the federal CFO Council’s Workforce of Tomorrow working group. This group is responsible for developing a strategic workforce plan for the federal financial management community. Mr. Kunze’s efforts on this team resulted in the Office of Management and Budget elevating the working group to an Executive Steering Committee of the CFO Council to reflect the increased emphasis needed to ensure support the financial management workforce today and into the future.


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