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Teresa Hunter

Chief Financial Officer, Internal Revenue Service

Internal Revenue Service


Teresa R. Hunter serves as the Chief Financial Officer providing executive leadership for an organization of 500+ employees.  The CFO organization is the principal advisor to the IRS Commissioner and Deputy Commissioners on all financial management programs and reporting.  She leads the IRS’s financial management programs and oversees financial policies and programs, budget formulation, and execution of a multi-billion dollar budget. She provides executive direction for maintenance of the IRS financial management system, preparation of audited financial statements in conformance with the CFO Act, and management of the multi-trillion-dollar revenue collected each year.

Prior to this role, Teresa served as the IRS Deputy Chief Financial Officer and principal advisor and Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer on budget, financial management, internal controls and strategic planning. Prior to joining the IRS, Teresa served as the Deputy Director, Office of Financial Management at the U.S. Department of the Interior. She previously served as the Assistant Director in the Risk Management and Assurance Division at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. She also served as Internal Control Manager in the Office of Financial Policy and Operations at the General Services Administration.

Teresa graduated summa cum laude from James Madison University and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting. She is a Certified Public Accountant and has six years of public sector financial management experience at KPMG LLP.  With her husband John, Teresa is the proud mother of a blended family of four; twins Wesley and Paige, Aubrey, and Kendall.