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Office of Performance Management and Chief Financial Officer | Leadership

Tim Gribben

Chief Financial Officer
Tim Gribben

Tim Gribben was appointed the Chief Financial Officer and Associated Administrator of Performance Management at the Small Business Administration in November 2016. Mr. Gribben leads a staff of approximately 140 federal employees and contractors and has responsibility for all aspects of SBA’s financial management (including preparation and submission of the agency’s budget and financial statements), performance management (including program evaluation), internal controls, and acquisition.  Prior to his current appointment, Mr. Gribben served as Deputy CFO for three years.  As Deputy CFO, Mr. Gribben managed day-to-day operations through locations in Washington DC and Denver CO providing agency-wide services in the following: Budget, Credit Modeling, Accounting, Financial Administration & Accountability, Financial Systems, Financial Operations, and the Acquisition Division.  He was also appointed by SBA’s Administrator as Chair of the agency’s Executive Resources Board beginning in Fiscal Year 2016.

Mr. Gribben joined the SBA in 2009 as Director of Performance Management & Deputy Performance Improvement Officer and held that position for nearly five years. Mr. Gribben was responsible for leading SBA’s performance improvement initiatives through strategic planning, analysis, performance reviews, and accountability/performance reporting. Prior to joining SBA, Mr. Gribben was a manager at the U.S. Postal Service. In the private sector, Mr. Gribben spent over five years at a privately-held technology firm as Director of a business unit and two years with J.P. Morgan.

Mr. Gribben graduated from the College of William & Mary with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, earned an MBA from Duke University, and holds the professional designation of CPA.