Menendez, Booker Applaud Confirmation of NJ’s Russell Deyo to DHS Post

U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker (both D-NJ) issued the following statement after the Senate voted to confirm New Jersey’s Russell Deyo to be the next Under Secretary for Management at the Department of Homeland Security.

“I’m very pleased the Senate overwhelmingly voted to confirm Russell Deyo, a constituent, highly-qualified attorney, and an experienced executive leader who will bring an unmatched skillset to his new role at the Department of Homeland Security,” said Sen. Menendez. “Mr. Deyo’s impressive career and extensive managerial credentials in both the public and private sectors make him highly qualified for the diverse responsibilities that come with serving the nation as Under Secretary for Management at DHS. I look forward to working with him to keep our nation safe.”

“The confirmation of Russell Deyo to this critical post at the Department of Homeland Security is significant for New Jersey and for all Americans. Deyo brings a wealth of invaluable experience from his distinguished management career at Johnson & Johnson and will be an impactful leader from day one,” said Sen. Booker. “I am grateful to this outstanding New Jerseyan for his commitment to protecting our state and nation from the many threats we face.”