David Kinsey was named chief financial officer for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services in January 2018.  He oversees financial operations for the agency including budget, accounting, and federal funds.   

David has been the director of HHS System Budget and Fiscal Policy at the Health and Human Services Commission. Prior to that, David worked in leadership offices in the Texas Legislature serving as an advisor to House Speaker Joe Straus and former Lieutenant Governor Bob Bullock, and conducted sunset reviews for the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission.

A native Austinite, David has a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Texas McCombs School of Business and a Bachelor’s degree from St. Edward’s University.