President Donald Trump has nominatedÂ Casey Wardynski, CEO of entertainment technology companyÂ FISH Technologies, as assistant secretary at the U.S. ArmyÂ for manpower and reserve affairs.
The White House said MondayÂ Wardynski will succeed Debra Wada if the Senate confirms his nomination.
The position entails oversight of military, civilian and contractor performance, force structure and other human resources-related matters.
Prior to FISH Technologies, Wardynski served as superintendent of Huntsville City Schools in Alabama for five years and managedÂ a public school system that included 38 schools, a $250 million budget and a $279 million capital program.
He also developed and launched a cybersecurity program for middle and high school students that resulted in Huntsville pupils ranking first in the national CyberPatriot competition and the Huntsville City Schools system being named as one of the national cybersecurity centers of excellence.
He previously served as chief financial officer of Aurora Public Schools in Colorado.