Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Chris Matthews

Christopher Matthews is the deputy chief financial officer for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. He oversees the ancillary functions of the Chief Financial Officer division, including the business support, communication, federal funds and operations support teams.

Matthews is a financial director with health care, accounting systems and leadership experience and more than 10 years of state government service, including positions as budget director, budget manager, financial analyst, business analyst and budget analyst at HHSC. Additionally, he has five years of federal experience with the Defense and State departments.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts from The University of Texas at Austin with a major in government and is a graduate of the Texas Fiscal Officers’ Academy.