Deputy Administrator

Katy Kale

Katy Kale is the Deputy Administrator, and current Acting Administrator of the General Services Administrator under the Biden-Harris Administration.

In this capacity, she leads a staff of more than 11,200 GSA employees nationwide, overseeing more than 370 million square feet of property, approximately $75 billion in annual contracts, 4.9 million government credit and purchase cards, and 225,000 leased vehicles within GSA’s fleet.

Prior to serving as the Deputy Administrator and Acting Administrator of GSA, Katy was President & Chief Operating Officer of Elevate. There she led growth strategy, operational process, financial planning, and performance management, and ensured they were aligned with the broader purpose of serving the nonprofit sector.

A public servant at heart, Katy was a senior leader in the Obama Administration, serving as Assistant to the President for Management and Administration, Director of White House Operations, and Chief of Staff of the US General Services Administration. She also served 10 years in the United States Senate working on operational and legislative issues for several Senators.

Katy is a graduate of George Mason University.

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Last Reviewed: 2021-01-22