Assistant Administrator Chief Finance Office
Holly C. Mehringer
Holly C. Mehringer was named Assistant Administrator and Chief Financial Officer for TSA in April of 2023. She is responsible for all facets of the agency’s financial management, including budget, finance and revenue as well as services supporting national transportation security for operations at 440 airports and overseas locations. Mehringer also ensures TSA’s compliance with the Federal Managers Financial Integrity Act and planning, formulating, defending and executing the TSA’s $11 billion annual budget.
Before becoming the TSA CFO, Mehringer was the Deputy Assistant Administrator and Deputy Chief Financial Officer starting in March of 2022. She also served as the Department of Homeland Security Budget Director in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer. Mehringer was responsible for the formulation, presentation, execution, control, and monitoring of the Department’s $90 billion budget for 15 Component agencies to ensure the efficient and effective use of funds.
Over her 18-year civil service career with the Air Force, Mehringer held a wide range of positions at the base, major command and headquarters levels in the areas of leadership, budget formulation and execution. She also served as a mission support group deputy.
A native of Massillon, Ohio, Mehringer holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in mathematics from Wittenberg University, a Master of Science in applied mathematics from the University of Charleston, and a Master of Science in national resource strategy from the National Defense University. She was inducted into the Senior Executive Service in October of 2018.