Secretary Topper most recently led Georgetown University’s purchasing and contracting functions, including responsibility for construction services and accounts payable. Before Georgetown, he worked as a director at KPMG. Topper previously served the Department of General Services as Manager of Supply Strategies and as Deputy Secretary for Procurement between 2003 and 2008. He has more than 20 years experience leading successful cost reduction efforts in the public and private sectors.
Topper holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Government from Brown University and a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University.