- Kerry N. Weems, of New Mexico, was nominated to be the CMS Administrator, replacing Leslie Norwalk, the interim administrator. Mr. Weems currently serves as Deputy Chief of Staff at the Department of Health and Human Services. Prior to this, he served as the Acting Assistant Secretary for Budget, Technology, and Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Earlier in his career, he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget at the Department of Health and Human Services. Mr. Weems received his bachelor's degree and BBA from New Mexico State University and his MBA from the University of New Mexico.
- Bradford P. Campbell, of Virginia, was nominated to be Assistant Secretary of Labor (Pension and Welfare Benefits). Mr. Campbell currently serves as Acting Assistant Secretary and Deputy Assistant Secretary at the Employee Benefits Security Administration. Prior to this, he served as Senior Legislative Officer in the Office of Congressional Affairs at the Department of Labor. Earlier in his career, he served as legislative director to U.S. Representative Ernie Fletcher and as senior legislative assistant to former U.S. Representative Christopher Cox. Mr. Campbell received his bachelor's degree from Harvard University.
- Charles E. F. Millard, of New York, was nominated to be Director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. Mr. Millard currently serves as Managing Director at Broadway Partners, LLC. Previously, he served as a Managing Director at Lehman Brothers. From 1995 to 1999 he served as President of the New York City Economic Development Corporation. He also served as Group Head and Managing Director at Prudential Securities, Inc. and was twice elected to the New York City Council. Mr. Millard received his bachelor's degree from the College of the Holy Cross and his JD from Columbia University.
Thursday, May 03, 2007
President Makes Nominations in Three Important Benefits Positions
The President today nominated a permanent administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), an assistant Secretary of Labor (Pension and Welfare Benefits) to handle ERISA matters, and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation director.