President nominates Deyo to DHS management slot

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The White House plans to nominate Russell C. Deyo to fill the Department of Homeland Security's undersecretary for management position left vacant when Raphael Borras departed this past winter.

Borras left DHS in February to return to the private sector, and has since joined management consulting group A.T. Kearney as a senior advisor. Chris Cummiskey, the deputy undersecretary for management, has been acting management undersecretary since Borras' departure.

Deyo retired from Johnson & Johnson in 2012, after a 27-year career with the firm. Before working at Johnson & Johnson, he was an assistant United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey.

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Mark Rockwell is a staff writer at FCW.

Before joining FCW, Rockwell was Washington correspondent for Government Security News, where he covered all aspects of homeland security from IT to detection dogs and border security. Over the last 25 years in Washington as a reporter, editor and correspondent, he has covered an increasingly wide array of high-tech issues for publications like Communications Week, Internet Week, Fiber Optics News, magazine and Wireless Week.

Rockwell received a Jesse H. Neal Award for his work covering telecommunications issues, and is a graduate of James Madison University.

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