THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Tucson, Arizona) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release February 25, 1999
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES LAWRENCE J. DELANEY AS ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE FOR ACQUISITION AT THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
The President today announced his intent to nominate Lawrence J. Delaney as Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition at the Department of Defense.
Dr. Lawrence J. Delaney, of Potomac, Maryland, is currently a private consultant. In 1997, Dr. Delaney completed a three-year contract as Managing Director, BDM Europe, the European holding company for BDM International, Inc. From 1989 to 1994, he was Managing Partner, Member of the Board of Directors, and Director, Washington Operations, of Montgomery & Associates, a technical and business consulting firm. From 1981 to 1989, Dr. Delaney was with SAIC, where he was Deputy Sector manager of the SAIC Military Sciences/Information Systems Sector and manager of the 500 person Information Systems Group. From 1975 to 1981, he was with R&D Associates, culminating with his appointment in 1978 as the head of Washington operations.
Dr. Delaney received his Bachelor's degree in 1957 and his Master's degree in 1958, both in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University. He went on to receive his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania in 1961.
The Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition) is directly responsible to the Secretary of the Air Force for the overall supervision of the Air Force acquisition system.