Succession planning crucial in financial management arena

Thursday - 4/11/2013, 12:49pm EDT

Steve Potts discusses the importance of succession planning in the financial management community

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The retirement wave will eventually hit the financial management community in the federal government just like other professions within the federal service. To prepare, agencies have begun the succession planning process.

Steve Potts, an instructor at Graduate School USA, former assistant to the Secretary of Energy, and former deputy director of Intelligence Policy at the Defense Department, spoke to the Federal Drive's Tom Temin and Emily Kopp about the biggest needs in the financial management sphere.

The interview is part of Federal News Radio's special report, Rise of the Money People.