Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)
Biography — Thomas M. Dowd
Thomas M. Dowd serves as OFCCP’s career Deputy Director providing critical management, decision–making and oversight for the agency’s six regional offices. Tom also serves as Acting Director of the Division of Program Operations and Acting Director for the Division of Management and Administrative Programs. Prior to joining OFCCP in January of 2011, Tom spent nearly 17 years managing employment and training programs at the local, state, regional and national levels at the Employment and Training Administration. He joined ETA in 1994 as Division Director for Indian and Native American Employment and Training Programs and rose through the ranks to serve the agency as Associate Regional Administrator in the Rocky Mountain Region, Regional Administrator in the Mid–Atlantic, founding Director of the Business Relations Group, career Deputy Assistant Secretary, and Administrator for the Office of Policy Development and Regulations. From 2006—2007, Tom was tapped by the Department of the Interior to help establish the newly created Bureau of Indian Education.