TAKING THE REINS: DANIEL MOATS

TAKING THE REINS: DANIEL MOATS

Daniel Moats

Position:

Principal, U.S. Federal Government Consulting Practice, Deloitte Consulting, Reston, Va.

First day on the new job: June 4


Age: 48

Hometown: Grafton, W.Va.

Home now: Leesburg, Va.

Family: Married, two daughters

Most recently read book:

"No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II" by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Favorites:

Actor - Pierce Brosnan

Hobby - Flying

CD - "Live at Red Rocks" by John Tesh

Restaurant & food - Morton's of Chicago, steak

TV show - "JAG"

Vacation spot - The Outer Banks of North Carolina

Quote: "Lead, follow, or get out of my way." ? Ted Turner

Best career advice you ever received:

Never be afraid of a new challenge.

Education:

Bachelor of science, mathematics; Air Force ROTC graduate, Davis & Elkins College, Elkins, W.Va.

Graduate study in meteorology, Saint Louis University, St. Louis

Career Background:

Unisys Corp., vice president and general manager of federal systems, 2000-01; vice president of technology and infrastructure, 1997-99; director of marketing and programs, 1992-96; project/program manager, 1985-91.

Sperry Corp., systems analyst, 1980-84

Air Force officer, 1976-80.

What do you see as your first or largest challenge in this role at Deloitte?

Getting the Deloitte Consulting name recognized in the federal government.

What is the biggest change for you in taking this new role?

Culture!

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