President Trump has announced his intent to nominate Jeffrey Nadaner to be assistant secretary of the Department of Commerce for export enforcement. According to a White House press release, Nadaner has two decades of experience in security and technology involving complex enterprises in both the public and private sectors. He currently serves as the director of the U.S. Marine Corps’ Brute Krulak Center for Innovation & Creativity and holds the Marine Corps University Foundation’s Donald Bren Fellowship of Creative Problem-Solving.
Previously Nadaner held the positions of vice president of corporate engineering and technology and director of business development and strategy in information systems and global solutions at Lockheed Martin Co. Within the Department of Defense he served as deputy assistant secretary for partnership strategy and stability operations. Earlier in his career he served as a member of the State Department policy planning staff, as a senior speechwriter to Secretary of State Colin Powell, and as a Department of Justice trial attorney.