Comings and goings

President Bush is expected to nominate James Finley to be deputy undersecretary for acquisition and technology at the Defense Department.

The Senate confirmed Emilio Gonzalez as the new director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services at the Homeland Security Department.

James Vanderhoff, who began his information technology career as a communications electronics officer at the State Department, will become the department's chief information officer.

Amit Yoran will be the new head of In-Q-Tel, the CIA's independent venture capital group.

Computer Sciences Corp. appointed James Sheaffer president of its federal business unit. Since 2003, he has served as vice president of CSC's Internal Revenue Service programs in the federal sector unit's civil agency group.

Virginia's Gov.-elect Tim Kaine named health information technology expert Aneesh Chopra the state's new secretary of technology.

Bruce Brody, former associate CIO for cybersecurity at the Energy Department, has joined research firm Input as vice president of information security.

Daniel Matthews was named vice president of government relations for Lockheed Martin's civil programs.

Peter Quinn has resigned as Massachusetts' CIO.

Greg Kilgore, formerly with Sprint's Government Affairs division, joined the Coalition for Government Procurement as vice president of policy.

Renato DiPentima, chief executive officer of SRA International, has been appointed to the company's board of directors. Gail Wilensky, an economist and senior fellow at a health education foundation called Project HOPE, was also named to the board.

Jim Bryant, a former Air Force officer with extensive federal IT experience, has been named South Carolina's new CIO.

Robert Dickson was named senior vice president for strategic initiatives at Apptis.

James Loy has joined Sigaba's Corporate Advisory Board.

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