Steve Yohai, the former chief information officer at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, last month took a job as CIO at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the agency that charters and regulates national banks. Les Graham, HUD's ADP security staff director, will act as CIO until the department names a permanent successor.
Richard Parlow, former associate administrator of the Office of Spectrum Management at the Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration, retired last month. William Hatch, deputy associate administrator of the Office of Spectrum Management, is acting in Parlow's position.
Government Technology Services Inc. this month named two new senior vice presidents. Carolyn Redmon, former senior vice president of technical systems operations at BTG Inc., will serve as GTSI's senior vice president of sales operations. Stephen Waechter, previously GTSI's vice president and chief financial officer, was promoted to senior vice president and CFO.
Harold Don Smith, vice president of electronic product engineering at Raytheon Systems Co., last month won the Black Engineer of the Year in recognition of his contributions to the engineering profession.
Q. Todd Dickinson was nominated to be deputy assistant secretary of the Commerce Department and deputy commissioner of the Patent and Trademark Office. He most recently served as counsel with the law firm Dechert Price & Rhoads, Philadelphia. He replaces Larry Goffney, who had been acting in that position for the past three years.
Roy Briggs was named director of federal sales at high-speed networking company ADC Kentrox. Briggs was previously the Defense Department director of sales at MCI America.