WASHINGTON, January 20, 2023 – The U.S. Division of Agriculture at present introduced the names of people who will maintain senior employees positions in Washington, D.C.
Shavana Howard can be appointed Senior Advisor for Meals, Diet and Client Companies
Shavana involves USDA from the Louisiana Division of Youngsters and Household Companies, the place she has served because the Assistant Secretary of Household Help since 2020. She began her profession with Washington’s Catholic Neighborhood Companies after which the Fee on African American Affairs. Shavana served in the US Navy for six years earlier than becoming a member of Washington’s Division of Social and Well being Companies. Her roles there included managing the state’s Supplemental Diet Help Program, figuring out eligibility for SNAP, TANF and short-term incapacity packages, case administration and dealing throughout the Workforce Improvement system to make Washington’s SNAP Employment & Coaching program a nationwide mannequin. Shavana holds a bachelor’s diploma in social sciences from Washington State College.
Rebecca Kaufman has been appointed Senior Advisor for the Workplace of Exterior Affairs, Rural Improvement
Rebecca joins USDA from AgLaunch, a 501(c)(3) supporting innovation in agriculture, the place she served as Senior Director supporting strategic planning, partnership growth, and program oversight. Earlier than becoming a member of AgLaunch in 2017, she served as Director of Coverage and Analysis at Delta Regional Authority. Throughout this expertise, Rebecca coordinated coverage and analysis efforts for the federal-state company centered on financial growth within the Delta area. She graduated from the College of Mississippi and obtained a Grasp of Public Service at Clinton College of Public Service and a Juris Physician from the College of Arkansas at Little Rock.
Wesley Swanzy has been appointed Chief of Workers for the Chief Monetary Officer
Wesley joins USDA from UBS Monetary Companies, the place he served as a Enterprise Threat Supervisor. In that position, Wesley oversaw the efforts to assist mitigate threat occasions that would have an effect on the agency’s monetary well being, authorized compliance, or fame, whereas main the efforts to communication threat consciousness and metrics for the Head of Wealth Administration USA and different senior members. Previous to becoming a member of UBS Monetary Companies, Wesley honorably served as an Air Pressure Finance Officer managing billion-dollar appropriation accounts and serving at Headquarters Air Pressure, Main Command, and Wing degree organizations throughout home and world landscapes. He presently holds the rank of Main in the US Air Pressure Reserves and has a Bachelor of Science from Troy College and a grasp’s diploma from Columbia Enterprise College.
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