Kathy Kraninger joined the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) as the Associate Director for General Government where she oversees the budget development and execution for a number of executive branch agencies including the Departments of Commerce, Justice, Homeland Security (DHS), Housing and Urban Development, Transportation (DOT), and Treasury.
She came to OMB from the Senate where she served as the Clerk on the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, which provides DHS with its $40 billion discretionary budget. Her Hill career includes positions with the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security as well as the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. She has also served in executive branch posts with DOT and DHS. Ms. Kraninger graduated magna cum laude from Marquette University and earned a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center. She served as a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer in Ukraine.