WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Thomas B. Modly was sworn in as the 33rd under secretary of the Navy by Secretary of the Navy, Richard V. Spencer, during a ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy Jan. 5.
Modly, an Ohio native, graduated from the Academy in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science, with distinction, in Political Science. Following graduation he joined the United States Navy and served as a UH-1N pilot until 1990 before departing active duty for business school and the private sector.
Most recently, he was the managing director in Pricewaterhouse Cooper's National Security Practice and the firm's Global Government Defense Network leader, which he joined in 2007.
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