Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Hadley promoted to deputy director at Congressional Budget Office

Mark Hadley Mark Hadley

Mark Hadley (MA '97) was named deputy director of the U.S. Congressional Budget Office (CBO), where he has worked for 15 years in various capacities. He began his new responsibilities June 6.

Most recently, Hadley served as the CBO’s general counsel. “He has carried out the responsibilities of that position with great integrity, wisdom, and skill,” CBO Director Keith Hall said in a news release

“He brings to his new position a clarity of thought, an understanding of budget concepts and issues, and a deep commitment to CBO’s role as an objective and nonpartisan source of information and analysis—qualities that will serve us well in the coming years.”

Hadley began his career at the in 1998 as an analyst in the Budget Analysis Division, focusing on deposit insurance, aviation, and commerce. In 2003, he received his law degree from the George Washington University Law School and then worked for the global law firm Jones Day for a few years.

He returned to the CBO in 2006 as deputy general counsel before being named general counsel in 2008.

Immediately following graduation from the La Follette School in 1997, Hadley served as a presidential management intern at the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). In a 2006 interview, he said his summer internship at the Federal Reserve Board helped him secure the SBA internship.