CHICAGO, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Rob Nabors, President-elect Barack Obama's choice for deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget, has worked in the OMB before.
Nabors, born in 1971 at Fort Dix, N.J., is the son of an Army major-general has a bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame and a master's from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
He first joined the OMB during the Clinton administration as a program examiner in 1996, assigned to the OMB's commerce branch, an entry on Wikipedia.org said. He had responsibility for the decennial census and was later promoted to senior adviser to the director and then assistant director for administration and executive secretary.
Nabors currently is staff director and clerk of the House Appropriations Committee and has been praised by Rep. David Obey, D-Wis., as someone who "doesn't take any crap from people."