Alejandro Mayorkas, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) since Feb. 2021, has received the most prestigious award in all of government contracting (GovCon) for his contributions to the federal sector, Executive Mosaic announced on Friday.
More specifically, Mayorkas drive for excellence and efforts to advance the cyber spending and technical capabilities to protect our nation’s national security as well as drive new capabilities for the DHS workforce have earned him the first Wash100 Award of his 30-plus federal career.
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After receiving the nomination from President Biden, Mayorkas was sworn in as the first Latino and immigrant to become the U.S. DHS secretary in the history of the United States.
Mayorkas has revealed that he intends to improve and address some of the great challenges of the U.S our immigration system, advance U.S. cybersecurity capabilities and ensure that DHS employees have the essential tools and atmosphere to drive innovation and success.
“I will make the well being and morale of the brave and noble men and women of the department my highest priority,” Mayorkas said at his nomination hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
Executive Mosaic congratulates Alejandro Mayorkas for receiving his first Wash100 Award win of his long and celebrated career. His contributions to the federal sector have demonstrated many years of excellence that have established him as one of the most significant executives of consequence to the GovCon industry and federal sector as he makes history with DHS in 2021.