Erica Gaddy

Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Erica Gaddy serves as the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Deputy Chief Financial Officer. She oversees and directs agency-wide accounting and financial reporting, financial statement audit, budget development and execution, financial analysis, and modeling and internal control activities relating to the programs and operation of the Agency. She received her appointment to the Senior Executive Service in 2021.

Before joining the SBA, Ms. Gaddy held several progressively responsible positions with the Department of the Navy. She focused on leading and guiding the execution of financial statement audit readiness and remediation activities and the OMB Circular A-123 program while serving as an advisor to Senior Leadership on financial management issues.

Ms. Gaddy also worked for Grant Thornton as a Director in the Business Consulting & Technology Advisory practice and delivered project management and technical expertise and thought leadership to federal clients in internal controls, enterprise risk management and financial statement audit remediation.

She holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Law & Business. She is a graduate of the Federal Executive Institute – Leadership for a Democratic Society program and a Certified Defense Financial Manager (CDFM).