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Mari Barr Santangelo

September 15, 2005 Justice Mari Barr Santangelo Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Human Resources and Administration, Chief Human Capital Officer As director of human capital policy and programs in the newly established Homeland Security Department, Mari Barr Santangelo was responsible for, among other things, standardizing the policies and programs of 22 human resource...

Bruce Carnes

September 15, 2005 Energy Bruce Carnes Chief Acquisition Officer Bruce Carnes credits his mother for any success he might have in his role as chief acquisition officer for the Energy Department. "I was nagged a lot by my mother," he says. "I'm pretty good at following up to make sure things get done."...

Thomas P. Hughes

September 15, 2005 Social Security Administration Thomas P. Hughes Chief Information Officer It was after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks that Thomas P. Hughes decided he wanted to make a contribution by moving out of the private sector and into public service. So, in 2002, he joined the Social Security Administration as chief...

Tom Pyke

September 15, 2005 Commerce Tom Pyke Chief Information Officer It began as a summer job at the then-Bureau of Standards. Just out of high school, Tom Pyke wrote the programming manual for a new computer that the agency, now the Commerce Department's National Institutes of Standards and Technology, was building for the National...

Rita Reed

September 15, 2005 Veterans Affairs Rita Reed Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget Rita Reed, who has been working at the Veterans Affairs Department for 28 years, would love to be able to tell a good story about how she came to the agency. But really, she says, it was because a friend referred...

Paul R. Corts

September 15, 2005 Justice Paul R. Corts Assistant Attorney General for Administration, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Acquisition Officer It might not be the most important action Paul R. Corts ever took as the Justice Department's assistant attorney general for administration and chief financial officer, but it was one of the most newsworthy. In...

Charles E. Johnson

September 15, 2005 Health and Human Services Charles E. Johnson Chief Financial Officer, Assistant Secretary for Budget, Technology and Finance Charles E. Johnson, chief financial officer for the Health and Human Services Department, laughs when asked how his job differs from his similar post at the Environmental Protection Agency. "There, I had an...

Patricia Healy

September 15, 2005 Agriculture Patricia Healy Acting Chief Financial Officer Patricia Healy, acting chief financial officer at the Agriculture Department, spent a year in the private sector before joining the federal government in 1987. And, she says, she has no real desire to go back. "I'm very content to be a civil servant,"...

In the Hole

August 1, 2005 Bradley Belt struggles to keep the pension bailout fund afloat. When Bradley Belt took over as executive director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation more than a year ago, it looked like he was going to have a tough time of it. About 44 million workers and retirees are covered...

Blackberry Jam

November 1, 2004 How wireless e-mail devices are taking over the lives of some federal executives. Four years ago, the only image conjured by the word "blackberry" was a small fruit. Then, suddenly, it took on a whole new meaning as the name of the little gadget that allowed cutting-edge technophiles to stay...