Stephen D. Galvan

Stephen D. Galvan



Steve leads Galvan & Associates. He consults in areas of strategy, transformation, program improvement, capital planning and management practices. Steve received five presidential appointments to the Executive Office of the President at U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

At SBA, he served as Deputy Administrator, Chief Operating Officer, Chief of Staff, and Chief Information Officer. Within his management responsibilities, he led the CFO, CIO, Administration and Human Capital executive team and directed the agency’s four mission program areas and served as surrogate for the Administrator.

At OMB, in the office of IT and E-government, Steve was responsible for oversight of the Internal Efficiency and Effectiveness portfolio which included financial management, procurement, and HR IT investments. He worked with agencies to standardize practices and consolidate redundant investments.

During 24 years in the private sector, Steve was Managing Director at a Big Four firm, a business intelligence consulting firm founder, and held Fortune 500 IT management roles.

Steve is a CIO SAGE at the Partnership for Public Service in their SAGE (Senior Advisor to Government Executives) network. He is a member of the Society of Information Management Chicago Chapter, the premier IT thought leadership organization in the region. Historically, Steve held membership in the President’s Management Council (PMC) composed of Cabinet Deputy Secretaries and independent agency COOs and the Federal CIO Council.


MBA, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, University of Illinois at Chicago, and advanced quantitative economics studies for the Master of Arts in Economics