President Trump intends to nominate John Whitley, assistant secretary for financial management and comptroller of the U.S. Army, to be director of cost assessment and program evaluation at the Department of Defense.
Prior to his current role, Whitley served as a senior fellow at the Institute for Defense Analyses and the Center for Naval Analysis, the White House said Monday.
He received Senate confirmation for his FM&C post on Sept. 18, 2018, and was sworn into office eight days later.
Whitley previously worked as health care analyst at the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission, director of program analysis and evaluation at the Department of Homeland Security and o perations research analyst in the Pentagon's Office of the Secretary of Defense.
The Army veteran also worked as assistant professor of economics at University of Adelaide in Australia and an adjunct professor at the George Washington University Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration.