Joe Moore, Chief Financial Officer

Background Experience/Significant Achievements

Joseph Moore is the chief financial officer for USCIS. He assumed his new role on Oct. 7, 2012.

Moore has more than 25 years of federal government experience and has worked in immigration since 1995. Before serving in his current role, Moore was the chief of the Office of Performance and Quality. He was responsible for national-level operational performance metrics and staffing models, data analysis and statistical reporting, and the national quality management program.

During his career, Moore has directed and managed operational planning activities including identifying and setting staffing levels for domestic field offices; publishing national and local office performance reports; administering monthly national quality assurance reviews; designing USCIS internal and public use forms; and administering the USCIS enterprise-level printing program.

Before the creation of DHS and USCIS in March 2003, Moore served as the special assistant to the deputy executive associate commissioner of the Immigration Services Division in the former Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) from October 2001 to February 2003. Moore developed the first comprehensive annual operating plan for the Immigration Examination Fee Account that clearly identified how resources were being allocated to support the immigration services mission area of the INS. Moore began his federal career as a budget analyst with the Department of Navy.


Moore holds a Bachelor of Science in public administration from George Mason University and a Master of Arts in public administration from George Washington University.


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