CMS Leadership

Office of the Administrator

John Czajkowski

Deputy Chief Operating Officer

John Czajkowski is Deputy Chief Operating Officer. John previously served as the Deputy Director of the CMS Office of Financial Management.

In 1986, he began his Federal career in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health’s budget office. He went on to hold senior budget, finance, and administrative positions at the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, and the Treasury Department’s Office of Inspector General.

John was the Deputy Director for Management of the National Cancer Institute, where he navigated the organization through a number of important strategic initiatives, including the launch of new research programs and major capital projects. In 2014, he was recruited by Harvard University to serve as the Executive Dean for Administration at Harvard Medical School.

John holds a Bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, and a Master’s in Public Administration from American University.