Washington, D.C. – U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) Acting Deputy Director Herbert H. Jackson, Jr. names William L. Boesch, Jr. as the Acting Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In this role, Boesch will administer and guide policy and oversight of the agency’s financial strategies and administrative support systems, personnel, and operations. He will serve as GPO’s principal financial liaison with the Appropriations Committees in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives.
Boesch has been part of GPO’s Finance department for nearly 40 years. He joined the agency in 1979. Since then, he has been intricately involved in managing GPO’s finances, including budgeting, financial audits, accounting, and financial reporting. Positions he has held at GPO include Deputy CFO, Comptroller, Assistant Comptroller and several account analyst positions. He also worked for the U.S. Army and private accounting and data processing companies before arriving at GPO. He is a native of Baltimore, MD and is the fourth generation in his family to work in the printing and publishing industry.
“I congratulate Bill on his new position as Acting Chief Financial Officer,” said Acting GPO Deputy Director Herbert H. Jackson, Jr. “His long tenure working with GPO finances makes him a natural choice for this position. He has proven himself to be a tremendous asset to the agency, and I look forward to working with him.”
Boesch holds a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Baltimore (UB) and has completed graduate work at both the UB and George Washington University.
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