Max Aguilar, M.P.P., Deputy Coordinator for Management, Budget, and Operations
Max Aguilar has been an employee of the U.S. Department of State for the last 24 years. From 1992 to 2001, he worked for the State Department's Office of Inspector General (OIG), conducting over 16 program audits of the State Department, including evaluations of programs in areas such as counternarcotics, international trade, humanitarian assistance, international broadcasting, and export licensing.
In 2001, Aguilar left the OIG and moved to the Passport Services Directorate in the Bureau of Consular Affairs where he served as the Division Chief for Program Support. In 2007, he left Passport Services to become the Deputy Director of the Office of Fraud Prevention Programs in the Bureau of Consular Affairs.
From 2013 to 2015, Aguilar served as a Deputy Executive Director in the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs. In July 2016, he became the Deputy Coordinator for Management, Budget, and Operations for the Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Health Diplomacy.
Born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Aguilar attended Georgetown University's Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service where he received his undergraduate degree. Upon graduation, he spent three years working as a program evaluator with the U.S. Government Accountability Office. In 1992, he successfully completed a master's degree in public policy from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for the State Department Federal Credit Union.