Scott M. Lekan is currently serving as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary (PDAS) and Commissioner of the Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE).
He brings experience in child support program administration, as the former Assistant Director of Arizona’s Department of Economic Security. In that role, Lekan focused on improving child support program performance through detailed analysis of caseload data and close attention to customer service. He expanded the traditional enforcement toolkit to include fatherhood, employment, and diversionary services. He also previously served as the Assistant Director for Arizona’s Department of Economic Security, Division of Aging & Adult Services.
Prior to his appointment, Lekan worked as a Business Development Manager for Informatix Inc., an information technology and business solutions company providing services to child support and other human services agencies around the country.
Whether in child support, or his twenty-one year career in law enforcement, Lekan has served in senior leadership roles, overseeing multiple programs and functions. The keys to his success have been strong leadership, lean organization, and a passion for public service.
Lekan holds a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Northern Arizona University, and an M.B.A. from California Pacific University.