Department of Education
Deputy Chief Financial Officer


John “Jay” Hurt has 26 years in Federal financial management and is transitioning into the role of Deputy Chief Financial Officer for the Department of Education. Prior to this role, Jay was the CFO of Federal Student Aid, the largest program office within Education, where he promoted sound financial management in the distribution of over $120 billion in grant and direct loan assistance annually as well as the financial stewardship of over a $1.4 trillion Federal loan and loan guaranty portfolio. In addition to his CFO role, he has been the Acting Chief Performance Officer, Acting Chief Customer Experience Officer, as well as the Acting Deputy Chief Operating Officer for Federal Student Aid.