Trump to Nominate Kearney & Co. Partner David Norquist as DoD Comptroller

President Donald Trump has announced plans to nominate David Norquist, a partner at Alexandria, Virginia-based certified public accounting firm Kearney and Co., as defense undersecretary, comptroller.

Trump revealed his plans to name Norquist and five other individuals to several positions at the Defense Department in a news release published Thursday.

Norquist is a 27-year financial management professional in the federal government who started his career at the Department of the Army as a budget analyst for four years.

In this role, he was responsible for the development of the service branch’s budget for the National Foreign Intelligence Program.

He spent three years at the Army Intelligence and Security Command, where he served as director of resource management and prepared the budget for the Consolidated Cryptologic Program as a budget analyst.

Prior to Kearney, Norquist served as chief financial officer at the Department of Homeland Security from 2006 to 2008 and provided oversight of the agency’s financial management operations.

He spent more than three years at DoD as deputy defense undersecretary and served as a member of the staff of the House Appropriations Committee’s defense subpanel.

This story was originally published on March 20, 2017.

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