Deputy Executive Commissioner, Compliance and Quality Control, Chad Riley

Chad Riley is the deputy executive commissioner of Compliance and Quality Control for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. He is responsible for overseeing the organization's contracting functions with a focus on integrity and positive impact.

Riley most recently served as HHSC associate commissioner of Procurement and Contracting Services, providing strategic direction, technical guidance and operational oversight for the procurement teams within the division.

Before joining HHSC, Riley served as senior counsel for the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, providing legal guidance to the Statewide Procurement Division on a wide range of procurement and contract management issues. He also advised the State of Texas Chief Procurement Officer on complex contract and statutory authority matters.

Previously, Riley served the Texas Workforce Commission, Texas Veterans Commission and Texas Department of Criminal Justice in assistant general counsel positions, providing legal guidance with a focus on procurement and contracting.

Riley is a U.S. Air Force veteran and served overseas in Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003. He earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado, and his Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi.