Nazzic Keene, chief operating officer of Science Applications International Corp. and a 2019 Wash100 winner, has been elected by the board of directors to serve as the company’s CEO. She will succeed Tony Moraco, who will retire on July 31 after a 13-year career with SAIC, the company said Monday.Read More »
U.S. Air Force Capt. Hope Cronin announced that Preston Dunlap, formerly a national security analysis mission areas executive at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, was appointed chief architect at the service branch's office of the assistant secretary for acquisition, technology and logistics, Inside Defense reported Friday.Read More »
Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson announced Friday that she will leave her post in May to join the University of Texas at El Paso as president, the military service reported Friday. “It has been a privilege to serve our airmen over the past two years,” Wilson wrote in her resignation letter to President Trump.Read More »
Jay Cooper, formerly a comptroller at the U.S. Navy's Office of Naval Research, was appointed associate director of research for business operations at the Naval Research Laboratory.
He possess more than two decades of federal service experience and will perform policy development, executive management and program administration duties to support the scientific directorate's activities, the branch said Monday.
Mark Brown, a 32-year U.S. Air Force veteran and retired major general, will succeed Wayne Johnson as the chief operating officer of the Department of Education's Federal Student Aid, DoED said on Monday. Johnson will continue assisting the FSA's technology and operational updates as its chief strategy and transformation officer.Read More »
James McNamara, acting chief human capital officer at the Securities and Exchange Commission, is assuming the role on a full time basis. McNamara will drive the sustainment of the agency's workforce, oversee policies and human resource efforts in employee development, recruitment, retention and leadership under his new role, SEC said Thursday.Read More »
Col. Robert Collins, the former product manager for the U.S. Army's Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 2 platform, has been elevated to the position of program executive officer for intelligence, electronic warfare and sensors at Aberdeen Proving Ground. He will be elevated from his current role as assistant program executive manager at the facility, the Department of Defense said Tuesday.Read More »
President Trump intends to nominate Jeffrey Byard, associate administrator for response and recovery at the Federal Emergency Management Agency, as administrator of FEMA within the Department of Homeland Security. Previously, he worked as an executive operations officer and mitigation division planner at the Alabama Emergency Management Agency and led evacuation efforts for the state during Hurricane Gustav, the White House said Friday.Read More »
President Donald Trump intends to nominate Chad Wolf, chief of staff at the Department of Homeland Security, as undersecretary of homeland security for strategy, policy and plans.Read More »
Representative Will Hurd, former undercover officer at the CIA and cybersecurity entrepreneur, has been named a ranking member at the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence's Subcommittee on Intelligence Modernization and Readiness. Hurd's office said Friday that he's bringing his intelligence and cybersecurity background to the subcommittee and will follow through on information technology modernization policies under his new role.Read More »