Chief Human Capital Officer
Angela Bailey has dedicated more than 39 years to public service, with 33 of those years in human resources. Ms. Bailey was appointed as the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Chief Human Capital Officer (CHCO) in January 2016. She is responsible for the Department’s human capital program, which includes human resources policy, systems, and programs for strategic workforce planning, recruitment and hiring, pay and leave, performance management, employee development, executive resources, labor relations, work/life and safety and health. She also serves on the United States Coast Guard Academy Board of Trustees.
Prior to joining DHS, Ms. Bailey served as the Chief Operating Officer, Deputy Associate Director for Recruitment and Hiring, Associate Director for Employee Services and Chief Human Capital Officer for the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Ms. Bailey began her career with the Social Security Administration and later worked for the Department of Defense in several different components and Defense agencies. Ms. Bailey has a master’s degree in Leadership from Bellevue University and participated in Harvard University’s Kennedy School National Preparedness Leadership Initiative for Executives in 2012. She is a 2017 Meritorious Presidential Rank Award recipient and a 2019 National Academy of Public Administration Fellow.