Tony Nguyen - Director of the Office of Human Capital Strategy, Budget, and Performance Metrics
Tony Nguyen began his federal service with the Peace Corps in 2002 as a program analyst for volunteer recruitment, and continued in 2004 as an IT project manager for the agency's Chief Information Officer. During his service to the Peace Corps, he implemented a new performance metrics system for volunteer recruitment; created key deliverables to standup an IT project management office; and led the implementation of new internal management controls for overseas posts. In 2006, Tony joined the Department of Energy (DOE) as a quality assurance manager where he designed and managed the oversight reporting and cost monitoring functions for a new Training Most Efficient Organization until 2009.
Since 2010, he has served as a leader of government-wide human capital reforms resulting in measurable improvements for the DOE and supporting ongoing collaboration among federal agencies. As examples, his work has earned the DOE recognition for best practices in hiring reform (time-to-hire), performance management (Goals-Engagement-Accountability-Results, or GEAR), and data-driven program reviews (HRstat 1.0). He led the development of the strategic human capital goals, strategies, and metrics within the Department’s Agency Strategic Plans in 2011 and 2014.
Selected to the Senior Executive Service (SES) on April 20, 2014, Tony currently serves as the Director of the Office of Human Capital Strategy, Budget, and Performance Metrics within DOE's Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer. He works closely with senior leaders within DOE and across Government to develop and implement corporate strategies in workforce analysis, planning, recruitment, and engagement to drive improvements in mission achievement.
Tony is a graduate of Lebanon Valley College with degrees in biology, philosophy and Spanish. He attained his Project Management Professional (PMP) credential in 2005, and he is an active member of leading executive and HR professional organizations. Tony and his wife, Annie, reside with their four children in Fredericksburg, Virginia.