Joyce Wilhelm was recently named the chief of resource management for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Little Rock District. Wilhelm replaces Mike Lee who retired from federal service.
In her new position, Wilhelm serves as the senior financial advisor to the district and is responsible for the financial management and reporting for the district’s $600 million budget and 812 authorized staff positions.
She oversees the District’s financial activities, which requires management of complex civil and military appropriated and reimbursable funds, non-federally contributed funds, and revolving funds. She also supervises a team responsible for the performance of the district’s accounting, budgeting, manpower and payroll functions.
Wilhelm has 27-years total of federal service, with 11 of those years being with the Little Rock District. Immediately prior to her current position, she served as the deputy financial manager/budget officer for six years.
Wilhelm has wide-ranging financial experience with three other federal government agencies and with the private sector. Her first 10 years of federal service were as a commissioned bank examiner with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. She also held financial positions with the Army Reserve’s 90th Regional Readiness Command and with the Arkansas Army National Guard. Her private sector experience includes serving as Senior Auditor for PricewaterhouseCoopers and as Senior Vice President of a multi-bank holding company.
Wilhelm holds a Master of Business Administration degree and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Arkansas, at Little Rock. Wilhelm is a Certified Public Accountant, with an active license in the state of Arkansas, a Certified Internal Auditor, and a Certified Government Auditing Professional.
Release no. 21-047