Jeff Jackson currently serves as the Acting Assistant Administrator for the Federal Insurance Directorate within the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration (FIMA) at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
In his prior role as Deputy Assistant Administrator of FIMA, Jeff lead flood insurance operations for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) at FEMA. The NFIP currently has over 5 million policyholders across the nation and collects over $4 billion in revenue annually.
Previously, Mr. Jackson served as the Deputy Assistant Administrator of the National Preparedness Directorate (NPD) where he was instrumental in efforts to review and improve business processes and achieve efficiencies across the directorate and with national preparedness staff in the ten FEMA Regions. NPD operates six divisions and two schoolhouses with over 470 personnel who are dedicated to the FEMA mission of helping people before, during and after disasters to achieve the goal of a prepared and resilient nation.
Prior to that, Mr. Jackson served as Deputy Chief Component Procurement Officer at FEMA, responsible for management and oversight of acquisitions in support of all aspects of FEMA’s mission. Due to the unprecedented disaster activity in 2016-2018, Mr. Jackson oversaw a dramatic increase in procurement demand from $1.6 billion in FY16 to $4.1 billion in FY18.
Mr. Jackson joined the Senior Executive Service in 2016. He came to FEMA from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), where he managed Information Technology Acquisitions for the IRS, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), and the Department of Treasury Departmental Offices.
Mr. Jackson is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and lives in Arlington, VA.