August 10, 2017: David DeVries has announced that he plans to retire as the Chief Information Officer for the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) on Sept. 2, 2017. DeVries plans to return to Michigan due to family considerations, OPM Acting Director Kathleen McGettigan said in an e-mail message. DeVries came to OPM in September, 2016, after working for the U.S. Department of Defense for thirty-five years. OPM officials have not yet announced who would succeed DeVries on an acting basis. Robert Leahy is the Deputy CIO at OPM. He joined OPM in January, 2017, from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). OPM is an independent federal government agency, and the IRS is a division of the U.S. Department of the Treasury.