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Chief Human Capital Officer: Kevin Mahoney

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Department of Commerce

Kevin E. Mahoney has over 35 years of human resource experience.  Mr. Mahoney joined the Federal Government’s Office of Personnel Management (OPM) in May, 2003. In March, 2013 Mr. Mahoney was appointed the Director of Human Resource Management and Chief Human Capital Officer for the US Department of Commerce (DOC). Previously, Mr. Mahoney has served as the Chief Human Capital Officer for the US Small Business Administration and as the Associate Director for the OPM’s Human Capital Leadership and Merit System Accountability Division.  In his current role, Mr. Mahoney is responsible for advancing the strategic management of human capital at DOC and manages the Office of Human Resource Management.

In 1991, Mr. Mahoney was appointed the Vice President of Human Resources for Borders Group, Inc.  Previously Mr. Mahoney served in senior human resource positions with Fidelity Investment’s, Wang Laboratories, Bloomingdales and Macys.

In 1997, Mr. Mahoney joined Sullivan & Associates, an executive search firm in Birmingham, Michigan and became a Partner in 1998.  He successfully completed CEO, CFO, CIO and General Counsel assignments.  His clients have included Detroit Public Schools, Detroit Institute for Children and the Henry Ford Health System.

Mr. Mahoney graduated from Villanova University.

Previously Mr. Mahoney has served on the Board of Directors for Catholic Social Services of Oakland County and has been a Trustee of the Michigan Opera Theater.

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