EDA Leadership

Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Regional Affairs

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and External Affairs

Chief of Staff

Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer

Leadership Team Members

Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Economic Development
William A. Ramos

Director, Office of External Affairs & Communications
Christopher “CJ” Epps

Director of Public Affairs & Senior Advisor
Jonathan D. Lovitz

Policy Advisor
Genevieve Duncan

Special Assistant
Futsum Tekle

Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary
Sarah Laga

EDA Division Leaders and Regional Directors

Division Leaders

Chief Counsel
Jeff Roberson

Budget Director
Robert T. White

Deputy Chief Administrative Officer
Quintrese Henderson

Director, Legislative and
Intergovernmental Affairs

Angela Ewell-Madison

Director, Performance and National
Programs, Trade Adjustment Assistance

Bryan Borlik

Director, Office of Innovation
and Entrepreneurship (Acting)

Chivas Grannum

Director, Economic Development Integration and Disaster Recovery
Doug Lynott

American Rescue Plan Act Program Director
Justin Tooley

Recompete Director
Scott Andes

Tech Hubs Director
Eric Smith

Regional Office Directors

H. Philip Paradice, Jr.

Jorge Ayala

Susan Brehm

Angela Belden Martinez

Linda Cruz-Carnall

Sheba Person-Whitley