FedMentor of the Week: Micheal Carleton, CIO, HHS

Health and Human Services Chief Information Officer Michael W. Carleton is our FedMentor of the Week!

Michael serves as CIO, a role that carries the additional title of Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information Technology (DASIT). He returned to HHS after serving seven years as CIO of the General Services Administration (GSA). In his earlier days at HHS, he served as Deputy Director of the Office of Information Resources Management and CIO for the Office of the Secretary.

Full interview:


What was your first government job and what did you learn from that experience?

Was there anything you did early in your career that influenced your success?

What’s the best career advice you have ever received?

What advice do you have for young employees who may feel overwhelmed in their new roles?

What resources would you recommend for someone to help further their career?

Why would you recommend someone early in their career consider working for the government?

What are you working on right now?