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Jeffery Anoka

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Jeffery Anoka serves as the Deputy Chief Human Capital Officer (DCHCO) where he provides authoritative advice and guidance to the Chief Human Capital Office and all USAID Bureaus and Independent Offices on a full range of human resources (HR) functional areas.  His primary focus areas include human capital strategy, external outreach, staff acquisition, executive HR operation, employee and labor relations, employee development and retention programs, workforce planning, and staff care services.


Prior to his his role as DCHCO, Mr. Anoka served as the Center Director for the Human Capital Services Center (HCSC), where he led HR operational support through six divisions: Classification; Civil Service Staffing; Employee Services and Benefits (ESB); Tier 1 Services; Human Capital Services (HCS); and the newly established Bureau Funded Services (BFS).  Mr. Anoka oversaw a range of human capital services initiatives, including the congressionally mandated hiring surge, the USAID reorganization, and the establishment of policies and programs that expanded HCTM’s HR transformation.


Prior to joining USAID, Mr. Anoka held HR and diversity, equity, and inclusion leadership roles at various government agencies, serving as the: Workforce Diversity Program Manager at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Director of Corporate Recruitment and Outreach (a portfolio that included diversity, equity, and accessibility) at the U.S. Department of Energy; Global Head of Talent Acquisition at the Institute of International Education; and Deputy Human Resources Officer at the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.


Mr. Anoka began his career with the Federal Transit Administration where he coordinated a range of human capital initiatives, which included recruitment for “hard-to-fill” positions and regional talent management.  Mr Anoka has also worked for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Export-Import Bank of the United States, the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the Department of Homeland Security.


Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Resources Management from Georgia State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Maryland University College.