Jonathan McEntee

Jonathan McEntee

Director (Acting) Border, Immigration & Maritime Science & Technology Directorate

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Mr. McEntee is currently the Acting Border, Immigration, and Maritime Director for the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (S&T). He works closely with Customs and Border Protection, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, U.S. Coast Guard, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to research, develop, test, and evaluate technical alternatives to meet overall Homeland Security Enterprise capability gap needs. Mr. McEntee was the Deputy Director for S&T’s Borders and Maritime Security Division (BMD) from 2013-2018 and also held several Program Manager roles since 2011, which included managing maritime security systems, border information exchange architectures, and cargo security initiatives. Prior to that, he served one year as a DHS Fellow on Capitol Hill working as an advisor to a Senator on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. From 2007 to 2010, Mr. McEntee worked as the Chief of Business Operations for BMD. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. McEntee provided Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance to BMD as a Booz Allen Hamilton employee. Mr. McEntee also has a background in the Department of Defense working for BAE Systems, Northrop Grumman Information Technology, and AMCORP from 1999-2005. Specifically, Mr. McEntee was the Undersea Warfare Command and Control (USWC2) lead for the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Requirements Office. He also acted as a liaison for the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), Program Executive Office of Integrated Warfare Systems (PEOIWS) in which he provided programmatic, systematic, and financial support for various USW programs. Mr. McEntee holds a Masters of Business Administration from Salisbury University and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Frostburg State University.