David H. McCormick
Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs
National Security Council
David H. McCormick was appointed by President Bush as Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs in August 2006. In this role, Mr. McCormick has responsibility for coordinating U.S. international economic and energy policy as well as U.S. foreign assistance, humanitarian relief, stabilization and reconstruction efforts. Mr. McCormick previously served from 2005-2006 as the Under Secretary of Commerce where he oversaw the Bureau of Industry and Security which has global policymaking, regulatory, and law enforcement responsibilities for high technology trade and controls.Prior to his government service, Mr. McCormick was President and CEO at FreeMarkets and President of Ariba, two publicly-traded software and services companies. He has also worked as a consultant for McKinsey & Company. Mr. McCormick received a mechanical engineering degree from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and a Ph.D. from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. He is a former Army officer and a veteran of the first Gulf War.