Scott Quehl was nominated in 2009 by President Obama as assistant deputy chief management officer at the Department of Commerce. Quehl was formerly president of Quehl Advisors, LLC, and senior managing director at Public Resources Advisory Group, where he advised state and local governments on issues related to capital market, budgeting, and management initiatives. At Public Financial Management, Quehl took a leave of absence to serve as acting, then permanent, chief financial officer of the Metropolitan Police Department for the District of Columbia.
Previously, Quehl has held positions at the Office of Management and Budget, JPMorgan Securities, Inc, the World Bank and the Executive Office of the President of the United States. He also has served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Honduras.
Quehl has a master’s degree in government administration from the University of Pennsylvania, and a bachelor’s degree in history and political science from Lawrence University.