In recent news, there have been a number of nominations for positions in the President Trump government that were just announced.
Elaine McCusker has been nominated as Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, comptroller. She is the Director of Resources and Analysis at U.S. Central Command. Before this, she was a staff member on the Armed Services Committee, the Department of Navy Headquarters and the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller).
Another nominee, James Donovan, has been with Goldman Sachs since 1993 and has now been nominated to be Deputy Treasury Secretary. In this position, he will be the assistant to Steven Mnuchin and will work to carry out the administration’s economic policies. Jim Donovan became a partner at Goldman Sachs in 2000 and he is also an adjunct professor at the University of Virginia School of Law.
Another nominee is David Norquist for Under Secretary of Defense, Comptroller. He is currently a partner at Kearney and Company and he has been a staffer on the House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee and Chief Financial Officer for the Department of Homeland Security. Norquist previously had this job from 2006 to 2008.