INDIANAPOLIS - Governor Eric Holcomb has named Bryan Langley senior vice president of defense development at the Indiana Economic Development Corp. Langley has served as executive director of the Indiana Department of Homeland Security since 2017.

Langley previously served as global security manager at Columbus-based Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) and as a senior consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton Consulting. He also worked in the White House as the U.S. assistant chief of protocol.

In his new role, he will be responsible for developing a strategic plan for long-term state investment in the defense marketspace.

“In my 2020 Next Level Agenda, I set a goal of tripling federal defense investment by 2025, and Bryan Langley will be key in helping us reach that milestone,” Gov. Holcomb said. “With his background in cybersecurity, public safety and emergency management, Bryan will prove to be instrumental as the state works to leverage our great defense assets.”

Langley will step into his new role at the IEDC on January 6.