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Senior Leadership

Lynn Moaney

Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Moaney is the Deputy Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Ms. Moaney leads the Chief Financial Office in “all financial management activities relating to the programs and operations of the agency.” She has responsibility for the National Finance Center (NFC) which is a Center of Excellence and a Human Resources Center of Excellence for the Federal Government. Ms. Moaney serves as the comptroller for the USDA Working Capital Fund (WCF) and Shared Cost programs (SCPs) which includes formulating the $1B WCF budget and $33M SCP budget annually.

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Ms. Moaney has direct management of approximately 1,300 of employees located at the Washington D.C headquarters and National Finance Center in New Orleans, LA, Fort Worth, TX, and Kansas City, MO. The USDA is one of the largest civilian agencies in the federal government with over 100,000 employees and over one-third of the non-taxable debt. The financial organization of the agency accounts for over $150 billion in program level funds and over $100 billion in loans. These programs support the areas of forestry and firefighting, farm commodity, food safety, agriculture development, foreign agriculture trade, domestic and foreign nutrition services, rural development, and agriculture research.

Ms. Moaney has over 30 years developing and maintaining financial standards at the USDA as the Deputy CFO and prior to that, the Associate CFO for Financial Policy and Planning (ACFO-FPP) and other Federal organizations. She has a proven record of leading organizational initiatives which includes the implementation of financial and administrative systems, budget formulation and execution, acquisitions, audit, risk management, shared services, policy development and financial operations support.



Stanley McMichael

Associate Chief Financial Officer

Stan McMichael is the Associate Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. McMichael is responsible for the centralized control for the preparation of USDA’s consolidated financial statements, external financial reports, and DATA Act compliance reporting. In addition, he provides leadership and direction for budget and finance, procurement, resource management, human capital management, facilities management, COOP, and Emergency Preparedness.

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Mr. McMichael has over twenty-six years of service at the USDA where he was the Director of the Administrative Management Division.

A native Washingtonian, Mr. McMichael holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Liberty University; a Certificate from Georgetown University in Business Administration; and a Certificate in Financial Management from Cornell University. He is a graduate of the Harvard University Law School Program on Negotiation, and a graduate of the Federal Executive Institute in Charlottesville, VA.



Associate Chief Financial Officer


Angelique Dyer, the Deputy Director of the National Finance Center

National Finance Center Deputy Director

Angelique Dyer is the Deputy Director of the National Finance Center. Ms. Dyer is responsible for all day-to-day operations, which includes payroll and HR processing, technology services, budget, procurement, Continuity of Operations (COOP), audit, facilities management, and administrative services. She provides leadership and direction to over 500 employees that provide services to over 600,000 Federal employees, representing over 175 Federal organizations.

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Prior to her current position, Angelique has served as the Director of Financial Management Services’ Customer Services Division and Senior Advisor to the Acting NFC Director. Angelique has also held positions of Chief of the Customer Support Branch and as the Risk Management Officer in the Controller Operations Division; in charge of all continuity of operations planning and security-related activities. She has served for many years as an instructor for USDA in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer’s Information Center and the Application Systems Divisions’ Conversion and Training Team. Angelique has held a multitude of other positions at the National Finance Center, where her career began as a manager with the Thrift Savings Plan Division.

Angelique has been instrumental in the development, implementation, and deployment of many USDA systems utilized by the Department requiring extensive knowledge of Federal regulations, system policies, procedures, and practices. Angelique specializes in and leads many process improvement and system modernization initiatives within USDA.  Her extensive leadership and background in COOP and emergency preparedness activities has garnered her recognition as one of Louisiana’s Top 15 Businesswomen.

Angelique is a lifelong resident of New Orleans, Louisiana, and an honor graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, a certificate from the American Intercontinental University, a graduate of the American University’s School of Public Affairs, Key Executive Leadership Program, a graduate of OPM’s Federal Executive Institute, and a certified SAP associate with 30 plus years of Federal Service.



Dr Lance Raymond

Director of the Financial Management Services

Dr. Lance Raymond is the Director for Financial Management Services (FMS) located in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Raymond is responsible for providing enterprise financial system solutions and related services including financial management reporting, grants management, and operational services for USDA agencies. He manages a staff of approximately three hundred employees that serves twenty-nine agencies.

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Prior to joining USDA in June 2020, Dr. Raymond was the Deputy Comptroller/Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), responsible for the budget and execution of $9.4 billion supporting Ballistic Missile Defense programs including the Aegis Sea-Based Weapon system, Ground Based Mid-Course Defense System, Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), and Sensors, Command, and Control. Prior to MDA, Dr. Raymond spent fourteen years with the United States Marine Corps both as a civilian and as an active-duty financial management officer. His last role with the USMC was as the Director Resource Management / Comptroller for the USMC Tactical Systems Support Activity (MCTSSA) at Camp Pendleton, CA.

Dr. Raymond holds an undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice and Sociology from the University of Arkansas, an MBA from National University, and a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Additionally, Dr. Raymond is a certified Defense Acquisition Business Financial Manager (BFM) Level III and a certified DOD Financial Manager (FM) Level III.



Director of the Government Employees Services Division