CMS Leadership

Office of Human Capital

Craig Gillespie

Acting Deputy Director

Craig Gillespie is the Acting Deputy Director of the Office of Human Capital (OHC) at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. In this position, he supports the Director of OHC with oversight of all training, leadership development, recruitment, retention, facilities, employee services and talent acquisition for CMS. 

Prior to this role, Craig was the Director of the Contract Management Group (CMG) in the Center for Program Integrity (CPI) where he led procurement and contract management for the program integrity audit and investigation programs. He also led the transformation of the program integrity contracting structure to align Medicare and Medicaid fraud, waste, and abuse prevention and detection activities. Craig began his service with CMS in 2005 in the Office of Acquisition and Grants Management.

Craig has a Bachelor of Science Degree from Salisbury University with a concentration in Business Administration.