Brent Bushey serves as ITPM for the Alien Criminal Response Information Management System (ACRIMe) modernization effort. ACRIMe is the flagship program in ICE’s Criminal Alien Removal Initiative (CAII), a $90 million investment focused on improving ICE’s ability to identify, detain, and remove criminal aliens.
Bushey has served as an IT program manager and management consultant in both the public and private sectors since 2003. He led the e-Government program at the U.S. Department of Treasury and was a consultant at Touchstone Consulting Group. Bushey also served as Research Fellow at the Center for Innovation in Public Service. He began his career as a teacher in the New Orleans public schools on behalf of Teach for America and also served Teach for America as national recruitment director.
Bushey joined the OCIO Systems Development Division (SDD) in April 2009. Today, he serves as a change agent in SDD, facilitating the new OCIO and SDD strategy to accelerate delivery of mission-critical systems to ICE, improve functionality and interoperability across the law enforcement community, and support the agency’s implementation of the 25-Point Plan to reform Federal IT.
Bushey holds an MA in Public Administration from George Washington University and a BA in Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy from Michigan State University. He is certified in DHS Level III Acquisitions and as a Project Management Professional.
Project Management 101: Getting Things Done in Government
Thursday, July 26
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
There is a science to project management called the PMP exam. However, there is a true art to actually getting big projects done in government. Hear from young successful government leaders on how to get projects done in government – navigating the bureaucracy to building teams and alliances.