President Trump intends to nominate James Paul Gfrerer, an executive director at Ernst & Young, as assistant secretary for information and technology at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Gfrerer, a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, served with the U.S. Marine Corps for more than 20 years, the White House said Friday.
He also led various interagency efforts to promote cybersecurity and counterterrorism as a Defense Department detailee to the State Department.
At EY, Gfrerer has worked with a team of information technology professionals to provide cyber architecture advisory services under the company’s cybersecurity practice.