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Ramon Perez-Goizueta

Ramon Perez-Goizueta, MBA

Chief Compliance Officer

Ramón Pérez-Goizueta is a talented leader with over 20 years of experience of senior level management in the public and private sectors. As the Chief Compliance Officer  he is responsible for establishing standards and implementing procedures to ensure that compliance programs throughout the District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES) are effective and efficient in identifying, preventing, detecting and correcting noncompliance with applicable laws and regulations.

In this capacity, Pérez-Goizueta established the Bureau of Compliance and Independent Auditing (BCIA) which is an impartial and wholly independent Bureau created to ensure comprehensive systems are in place to effectively monitor, audit, report, track, and guide DOES self-corrective activities.

Support the agency’s Language Access efforts, DOES created and launched a full-service Spanish language website under Mr. Pérez-Goizueta’s leadership. This made DOES the first District of Columbia government agency and first State Workforce Agency in the country with a full-service Spanish language website, a workforce innovation recognized by the National Association of State Workforce Agencies.

Recently, Pérez-Goizueta was awarded the Mayor Muriel Bowser Latino Community Leadership Award in “Good Governance” for outstanding contributions in the process of conducting public affairs, managing public resources ensuring that inclusion is present in every public program.  He was also named by El Tiempo Latino Newspaper, PowerMeter 100, as one of the 2019, 100 most influential people for the Hispanic community of the Washington, DC metropolitan srea. Additionally, he was selected to serve on the first-ever Compliance Executive Round Table by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute and appointed to the DC Commission of Latino Community Development. He also recently served on the Board of the Local Government Hispanic Network (LGHN), an affiliate of the International City/Manager Management Association (ICMA).

Previously , Pérez-Goizueta served as Chief Operating Officer for DOES; Deputy Director, Customer Service Administration, DC Office of Tax and Revenue; Operations Manager, DC Department of General Services; Operations Manager, DC Department of General Services; and Customer Service Manager, DC Department of Human Resources. Prior to joining the District of Columbia government, he served as Senior Advisor, Office of the President at the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and Vice President, Health Foundation for the Americas. Pérez-Goizueta is a District resident of Ward 2 . He earned a Master in Business Administration degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

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