Beverly Hudson

Beverly Hudson

Deputy Secretary for Administration, Department of General Services

Beverly Hudson is DGS’ Deputy Secretary for Administration, overseeing budget and insurance management, print and media services, and serving as the agency lead for the shared services of human resources and information technology. For nearly two years, she has also co-directed the implementation of lean across the agency. Bev has held various positions in the department over the course of the last ten years, including: CIO, Policy Director, Deputy Implementation Officer for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Deputy Secretary for Administration and Procurement, Chief of Staff, and Legislative Liaison.

Prior to state service, Bev served as a consultant for a Baltimore-based corporate financial consulting firm, where she managed a privately-held mortgage portfolio, assisted in loan workouts, and provided litigation support. She also worked as the assistant controller for a mid-size Pennsylvania/Maryland law firm.

Bev holds degrees from Susquehanna University and Johns Hopkins University.

Making the Invisible Visible: Implementing Customer-focused Visual Management for Performance Improvement

More than ever before, increasing expectations from the citizens of Pennsylvania for “government that works” at all levels have collided with financial and other resource constraints that challenge our ability to meet those expectations. To begin doing more with fewer resources, the Commonwealth is working to adopt lean across all agencies. As the Commonwealth’s designated […]

Track 4: Agile Lean In Government