Vince Micone is a 25-year veteran of federal civil service and a long-time activist in Washington’s philanthropic community. As the senior career official in the Office of the Under Secretary for Management, and a member of the Senior Executive Service, Mr. Micone provides counsel and leadership related to operations, management integration, programs, and initiatives of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Currently, Mr. Micone is leading the Department’s efforts to prepare for and successfully execute a smooth Presidential transition. Mr. Micone advises on the formulation of strategic plans, policies, and budget related to acquisition oversight, human capital, facilities, real property, logistics, security, financial management, information technology, procurement, and emergency preparedness. He represents the Department with external partners on issues having government-wide, national, and international impact.
He has served as the Department’s senior accountable official for employee engagement, transparency and open government, and the recent exposure of personally identifiable information of government employees. He has also led the Department’s internal employee communication efforts.
Mr. Micone has served in a variety of positions in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Department of Justice where he managed human resources programs and initiatives. These programs included policy development and implementation; special events, ceremonies and campaigns; military affairs; voting assistance; protocol; and community service efforts. He also was Vice President for Development for the non-profit Partnership for Public Service.
Mr. Micone is the chairperson of the board of directors for the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area, the federal government’s workplace giving campaign. Under his leadership, the campaign has provided nearly $47 million annually in charitable contributions to more than 20,000 organizations. Additionally, he served as chairperson of the District of Columbia Commission on National and Community Service, a reserve police officer for the Metropolitan Police Department, and an elected Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner.
He began his federal service through the prestigious Presidential Management Fellows program and was honored by Attorney General Janet Reno for outstanding contributions as a new employee. He has received commendation awards from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Personnel Management, Office of the Secretary of Defense, and U.S. Postal Service.
Mr. Micone is a graduate of Arizona State University (BA) and the University of Southern California (MPA).