Commissioner of the Bureau of the Fiscal Service: Who Is Sheryl Morrow?

Sunday, April 30, 2017
Sheryl Morrow

On June 30, 2014, Sheryl R. Morrow began serving as the commissioner of the Bureau of the Fiscal Service (Fiscal Service). Located in the Department of the Treasury, the Fiscal Service replaced the Bureau of the Public Debt and the Financial Management Service (FMS), which were consolidated into it, effective October 7, 2012. The Bureau manages the government’s accounting, central payment systems, and public debt programs. 


Born circa 1956 to John S. Rickard and Valerie (Martins), Morrow has two sisters and a brother. She earned a B.S. degree in business administration, majoring in accounting and economics, at George Mason University in 1978. 


That same year, Morrow began her government career with the Department of the Army. She moved to the U.S. Customs Service in 1980, serving as an accountant in both positions. She joined FMS in 1983 and has held a variety of jobs during her 34 years there.


From July 2007 to January 2010, Morrow served as the assistant commissioner of federal finance at FMS, where she was responsible for managing nearly $3.2 trillion in annual federal revenue collections.


From 2010 to late 2012, Morrow served as the assistant commissioner of payment management and was the chief disbursing officer at FMS, responsible for disbursing more than 1.2 billion payments each year, including tax refunds and Social Security, veterans’ benefits, railroad retirement, and civil service retirement payments.


From December 2012 to June 2014, Morrow served as the deputy assistant secretary for fiscal operations and policy at Treasury, where she provided day-to-day support to the fiscal assistant secretary.


Sheryl Morrow lives in Dumfries, Virginia, with her husband, Mark. The couple has two sons, Mark and John.

-Matt Bewig


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