Governor Wes Moore today announced the addition of Asma Mirza as Chief Performance Officer for the State of Maryland. In her new role, Mirza will work closely with the governor’s staff and cabinet secretaries to design and implement strategies to enhance performance and service delivery to all Marylanders.
“I am thrilled to welcome another talented, dedicated, and experienced senior staff member to our team,” said Governor Moore. “Asma’s expertise in leading through change and creating new approaches to solving big challenges will be an exceptional asset to our state and help deliver on our mission to build a stronger Maryland.”
Mirza most recently served as the Deputy for Implementation Management for the White House Infrastructure Implementation Team and Special Assistant to the President, where she helped oversee the implementation of President Biden’s historic $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Mirza has spent her career working on some of the most complex issues facing the country and its economy, from the response to COVID-19 to rebuilding America’s infrastructure to ensuring a peaceful transition of presidential power in 2016 and 2020.
Mirza is a Georgetown University graduate earning a degree in Leadership and Change Management and Operations Information Management. She earned her MBA from the University of Maryland.