Director, Forecasting, Michael Ghasemi

Michael Ghasemi is the director of Forecasting in the Chief Financial Officer division of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. He oversees the caseload, cost projections and forecasting functions used by HHS programs, executive management and the Legislative Budget Board.

Ghasemi began his career with HHS in 2009 as an entry-level forecaster and held various positions in the Forecasting department before being named director in 2017.

He earned a bachelor’s in mathematics with an emphasis in actuarial science and a certification in business foundations from The University of Texas at Austin.