THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES KENNETH M. BRESNAHAN AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AT THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR The President today announced his intent to nominate Kenneth M.
Bresnahan as Chief Financial Officer at the Department of Labor.
Mr. Kenneth M. Bresnahan, of Woodbridge, Virginia, has served as Deputy Chief Financial Officer at the Department of Labor since 1996. From 1991 to 1996, he was Budget Officer for the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) at the Department of Agriculture. From 1993 to 1995, he served as FNS's Acting Deputy Administrator for Financial Management. From 1987 to 1991, Mr. Bresnahan was a supervisory budget analyst at the FNS. He was a management consultant with the Virgin Islands Department of Education from 1985-1986, working to improve child nutrition programs. From 1979 to 1985, he served as Chief of Financial Operations at the FNS. Mr. Bresnahan is active in the government-wide CFO Council, serving as Chair of the Human Resources Committee. He is also an active member of the Association of Government Accountants. Mr. Bresnahan was recently named a Financial Executive of the Year for 1998 by the Institute of Management Accountants.
Mr. Bresnahan received a B.A. degree from Rutgers University.
The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Department of Labor reports directly to the Secretary of Labor regarding financial management matters. The CFO oversees all financial management activities relating to the programs and operations of the Department and maintains an integrated accounting and financial management system.