David L. Norquist
Norquist, "the younger brother of conservative activist and lobbyist Grover Norquist, will replace Andrew Maner, the department's current chief financial officer," who announced that he will resign effective March 3, 2006, according to DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff. 
At the time of his nomination, Norquist was serving as Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Budget and Appropriations Affairs) in the Department of Defense. "Prior to this, he served as Acting Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), as well as Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Financial Management). Earlier in his career, Mr. Norquist served on the professional staff of the House Appropriations Committee. Mr. Norquist received his bachelor's degree and master's degree from the University of Michigan. He went on to receive a second master's degree from Georgetown University." 
By David L. Norquist
- "The Defense Budget. Is It Transformational?", Joint Force Quarterly (National Defense University publication), Summer 2002.
- Wilson P. Dizard III, "Bush taps Norquist for DHS chief financial officer post," Washington Technology, January 18, 2006.
- Shaun Waterman, "New Homeland CFO Faces Tough Challenge," UPI (The Post-Chronicle), January 19, 2006.
- Tim Grieve, "The 'best person' he could find?" Salon "War Room," January 19, 2006.