Brouillette thanks Senate as he becomes Department of Energy deputy secretary

Dan Brouillette, who boasts an outstanding resume of public leadership and private sector executive management, recently thanked the Senate following his appointment as the deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy.

“It is a great honor to have been confirmed by the United States Senate to serve our country as deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy,” Brouillette said in a press release. “I look forward to working with (DOE) Secretary (Rick) Perry and the talented workforce at the department in continuing their commitment to crucial science, research, national security and environmental management.

Brouillette most recently served as senior vice president and public policy director for USAA, a nationwide organization offering financial services to military personnel. Prior to that, he was a vice president at Ford Motor Company. In both positions, he assisted in modernizing technologies; he also held several government posts and a position in energy regulation for the state of Louisiana.

“Dan Brouillette’s extensive experience and knowledge from working in both the public and private sectors make him a great fit for DOE,” Perry said in the release. “I want to thank the Senate for confirming his nomination. I look forward to welcoming Dan back to the agency and utilizing his private sector management expertise as we work together to carry out the missions of the Department of Energy. ”

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