July 22, 2021: President Biden announced the nomination of Alan Estevez as Under Secretary for Industry and Security at the Department of Commerce. Mr. Estevez currently works with Deloitte Consulting as a national security strategy and logistics executive. He previously worked with the Department of Defense for 36 years. Mr. Estevez served as the Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology & Logistics) from 2013 to 2017. He also held several key positions within the Office of the Secretary of Defense, including as the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Materiel Readiness. Mr. Estevez holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Rutgers University and a Master of Science in national resource strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces at the National Defense University.