WASHINGTON, D.C.–United States Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy has appointed George Mulligan to the position of Chief Operating Officer.
Mulligan possesses more than 29 years of experience in the Department of Defense both as a senior civilian executive and as a former naval officer.
Immediately prior to joining the Secret Service, he served in several senior executive positions at the Pentagon, including Chief of Staff to the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, and Deputy Director, Washington Headquarters Services and Director of Enterprise Management. Prior to that, he served as the Director of the White House Military Office, where he worked closely with the Secret Service.
“George is a proven leader who will bring broad management experience, knowledge and initiative to the Secret Service as our first COO,” said Director Clancy.
Mulligan will serve as the principal administrator responsible for planning and directing all business and programmatic activities for the Secret Service. In addition, he will oversee all program areas with a focus on improving performance, directing coordination and liaison activities and aligning budgetary and strategic planning efforts.