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Margie Graves to Step Down as Federal Deputy CIO

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Margie Graves
Margie Graves

Margie Graves, federal deputy chief information officer, is set to step down from her post at the Office of Management and Budget on Dec. 31 to join the private sector, Federal News Network reported Thursday.

“I’m passionate about specific things like data, IT modernization and cybersecurity, and having experiences in those areas, I’ll be able to bring my knowledge and expertise in those areas to the private sector,” Graves told the network in an interview.

She played a role in the development of the Cloud Smart strategy and federal data strategy and implementation of the Modernizing Government Technology Act, according to the report.

Graves previously served as deputy chief information officer and executive director of the enterprise business management office at the Department of Homeland Security.

She spent two decades in the management consulting industry and previously worked at several companies, including Advanced Technology, Technology Applications, A.T. Kearney and Planning and Research. She has experience in systems engineering, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, venture capital planning and financial management areas.