April 5, 2021: Victoria Wassmer has been nominated by President Biden to be Assistant Secretary for Budget and Programs and Chief Financial Officer, Department of Transportation. Victoria Wassmer is currently serving as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance and Budget at the Department of Transportation (DOT). She joined the Department from Ernst & Young, where she served as a Managing Director in the government and public sector practice. Previously, she worked as the Director of Agency Operations for DC Government. Victoria is no stranger to DOT, having served for many years as a Senior Executive for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Other senior positions at the FAA include serving as the Acting Deputy Administrator and Chief NextGen Officer as well as the Chief Financial Officer. In 2010-2011, Victoria served as Vice President of Administration and Finance at the Millennium Challenge Corporation in 2010-2011. Other professional highlights include six years at the Office of Management and Budget and work as a research assistant at the Development Bank of South Africa after the first democratic elections in 1994. Victoria holds a master’s degree in Public Policy from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Bryn Mawr College.