2017 Fed 100

Federal 100: Luke McCormack

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Name: Luke McCormack
Title: Former CIO
Agency/Company: Department of Homeland Security

Leadership for the long term. Few agencies can rival the range and complexity of DHS’ IT operations, and McCormack — whose leadership in the department’s components dates to before its official creation — managed them exceptionally well. He was a leader for cross-agency work on cybersecurity and implementation of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act. Working closely with Chief Procurement Officer Soraya Correa, he also made smarter IT acquisition a top priority for DHS in 2016 by increasing outreach to industry and making sure the department’s technology experts and acquisition officers approached the procurement process as partners.

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