THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES G. EDWARD DESEVE AS DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR MANAGEMENT IN THE OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET
The President today announced the recess appointment of G. Edward DeSeve to serve as Deputy Director for Management in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Mr. DeSeve was nominated on March 13, 1998. The President intends to resubmit his nomination when the 106th Congress convenes.
Mr. G. Edward DeSeve, of Buck Hill Falls, Pennsylvania, currently serves as the Controller at OMB and as acting Deputy Director of Management at OMB. Prior to joining OMB, Mr. DeSeve was the Chief Financial Officer at the Department of Housing and Urban Development from 1993 - 1994. In the private sector, Mr. DeSeve was Managing Director in the Public Finance Department at Merrill Lynch Capital Markets from 1982 - 1985 and was a Director of Drexel Partnership Interests B Corporation from 1992 - 1993, which was established to resolve the Drexel Burnham Lambert bankruptcy. During the 1970's, he held several posts for the City of Philadelphia culminating in service as Director of Finance from 1980-1983. He also served as a Special Assistant to Governor Robert Casey of Pennsylvania. Mr. DeSeve was Senior Lecturer at the Fels Center for Government at the University of Pennsylvania and in 1995 was elected a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.
Mr. DeSeve earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University and a Master of Government Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) evaluates and formulates management procedures and program objectives within Federal departments and agencies. A critical position at OMB, the Deputy Director for Management is responsible for the Federal government's financial management, regulatory, procurement, and information technology policies, government-wide coordination as chair of interagency groups, and strategic planning consistent with the Chief Financial Officers Act, the Government Management Reform Act, and the Government Performance and Results Act.