The Senate confirmed Jeffrey DeWit, former treasurer of Arizona, as chief financial officer of NASA, SpacePolicyOnline.com reported Wednesday.
Nominated to serve as CFO in December 2017, DeWit is President Trump’sÂ first NASA nominee to obtain Senate confirmation.
The new NASA CFO previously chaired theÂ Arizona State Board of Investments and served as CFO and chief operating officer for Trump’s presidential campaign.
DeWit has more than 25 years of experience in finance, including leadership positions at financial services companyÂ ECHOTrade.
He will succeed David Radzanowski, who left the agency at the end of the Obama administration and was replaced byÂ Andrew Hunter on an interim basis.