All finance full-time employees (FTEs) and functions are centralized. This enables the Finance Division to:

Improve oversight of budge and expenditures

Drive effectiveness and efficiency in financial processes

Enable programs to focus on policy and strategy by providing technical skills necessary to manage program finances and contracts


Key Functions

  • Budget Management: Forecast and planning, budget preparation, system management, fund appropriation, performance monitoring
  • Audit Management: Audit strategy, external auditor vendor management, findings review and recommendation, audit compliance, subrecipient monitoring
  • Procurements & Contracts: Procurement strategy, bid/proposal management, supplier maintenance and evaluation, manage contracts
  • Logistics management: Procure supplies, centralized purchasing, internal audit and analysis, procurement logistics, partner agency coordination, property and facilities, inventory management
  • Performance and Data Management: Analytics, special projects, dashboards and reporting, BCIP within finance functions, KPIs
  • Supply Chain Operations: Long term new function


Arnold (Arnie) Strebe

Chief Financial Officer

As the Chief Financial Officer, Arnie oversees the budget and accounting functions across HHS. In support of HHS's strategic priorities, Arnie supports supply chain, logistics, audit, and procurement and contracts functions across HHS, among other priorities. Arnie is a former Airborne Ranger and served in the U.S. Army as a non-commissioned and commissioned officer. He earned a bachelor's degree in education from Minot State University and a master's degree in education from Jones International University.