The Treasury Department’s Internal Revenue Service has appointed Guy Torres as its new Deputy Chief Procurement Officer.
Torres returns to the public sector after senior roles in industry. Most recently he was Director for the homeland security portfolio at Pacific Architect Engineering (PAE) and prior to that role he was a DHS Account Executive at Northrop Grumman and the Vice President for strategic initiatives at Salient CRGT.
Torres’ career in the public sector prior to his time in industry included nine years in various leadership roles at the U.S. Marine Corps, Unit Chief at the Federal Bureau of Investigations, and a contract specialist at the Defense Intelligence Agency. His most recent and well-known public sector post however was that of Director for Information Technology at U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s contracting division. In this role, which he held for five years, Torres managed the largest IT acquisition portfolio within the Department of Homeland Security and was responsible for obligating 40% of CBP’s annual budget.