East is the Treasury’s principal advisor on IT issues and is responsible for acquiring and managing information resources. She provides broad leadership in planning, implementing and managing the Treasury’s technology resources.
Prior to joining the Treasury, East was deputy CIO at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, where she managed the daily operations of the central IT organization.
East has also been executive director of George Washington University’s executive director of the administrative applications department.
East holds a bachelor’s degree from the Mississippi University for Women and completed graduate work at North Texas State University.