December 2014: Ms. Wachspress joins NSAWW after a long and distinguished thirty-five year career with the Internal Revenue Service. Ms. Wachspress’ most recent position at the IRS was as Director of Finance, Modernization and Information Technology Services (MITS). During her decade long role as director, Ms. Wachspress provided financial leadership during severe funding challenges, while meeting ever-increasing demands for technology services. She led numerous prioritization sessions with the CTO to ensure resources were allocated to support the organization’s most critical needs. She recognized the shortcomings of existing IT financial systems, developed new ways of doing business, and implemented them throughout the IT organization. During this time, Ms. Wachspress also resolved a budget deficit of $200 million.