Scott Breor currently serves as the Deputy Assistant Secretary (Acting) for the Office of Infrastructure Protection (IP) within the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), where he helps oversee IP’s efforts to help secure the nation’s critical infrastructure. Mr. Breor has over thirty years of military and senior executive experience in the United States government. Prior to DHS, Mr. Breor was a Naval Aviator and had served as the Senior Policy Advisor for the Chief of Naval Operations on all Homeland Security matters. While assigned to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) he led a division that supported the CNO on key warfare and Homeland Security and Defense policy decisions, which included: interagency coordination, incident management, and Department of Homeland Security/Department of Defense integration. For his work for the CNO and his efforts following the tragic events of September 11, 2001 at the Pentagon, he was awarded the Legion of Merit. As a Naval Aviator he supported operations in Iceland, Greenland, Adriatic, Mediterranean, Azores, and South America. Mr. Breor was a Senior Executive Fellow at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He received a Masters of Arts in National Security Studies and in Homeland Security and Defense from the Naval Post Graduate School, and received a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma. In addition, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Physics from The Citadel.