2016 Fed 100

Federal 100: Kevin Cummins

Name: Kevin Cummins
Title: Senior Legislative Assistant
Office of Sen. Tom Udall
Agency: U.S. Senate

The tech policy catalyst. An army of people work behind the scenes to help lawmakers craft their policies, and for federal IT, Cummins plays a crucial role. He advises Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) on technology and telecommunications -- no small portfolio when it comes to the senator's work on the Appropriations Committee. In 2015, Cummins built on the passage of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act by helping Udall create a bipartisan working group that is devoted to better oversight of the $80 billion a year that federal agencies invest in IT.

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