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Chad Wolf
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United States Secretary of Homeland Security
In office
November 13, 2019 – January 11, 2021
President Donald Trump
Deputy Ken Cuccinelli (acting)
Preceded by John Nollan(acting)
Succeeded by Pete Gaynor (acting)
Alejandro Mayorkas (nominee)
Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Strategy, Policy, and Plans
Assumed office
November 13, 2019
Acting: February 8, 2019 – November 13, 2019
President Donald Trump
Preceded by James D. Nealon (acting)
Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Strategy, Plans, Analysis, and Risk
In office
February 8, 2019 – November 13, 2019
President Donald Trump
Preceded by Brodi Kotila (acting)
Succeeded by TBD
Personal details
Born 1976 (age 44–45)
Jackson, Mississippi, U.S.
Political party Republican
Education Collin College
Southern Methodist University (BA)
Villanova University (GrCert)

Chad F. Wolf (born 1976) is an American government official. He was unlawfully appointed the acting Secretary of Homeland Security in 2019. Wolf also serves as Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Strategy, Policy, and Plans since November 2019. He was Chief of Staff of the Transportation Security Administration and Chief of Staff to former Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen.

On August 25, 2020 President Donald Trump announced his plans to nominate Wolf was the permanent Homeland Security Secretary. However, following the 2021 storming of the United States Capitol, Wolf resigned on January 11, 2021.

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