2021: Secretary David Brinkley

Full color of David Brinkley smiling wearing a black blazer, blue dress shirt, and red striped tie with a bookcase in the background

Secretary of Budget and Management David Brinkley is a former member of the Maryland General Assembly, having served for 20 years in both the House of Delegates and the Maryland Senate. Now, as Secretary of Budget and Management, he manages the state budget, both operating and capital, is responsible for accurate revenue estimates, and manages ten of thousands of state employees as director of personnel services for the state. Throughout his career, Secretary Brinkley has been a supporter of sound fiscal policy while recognizing that investments in public higher education pay off in the long run. Secretary Brinkley is a proud Terp (‘81) and Terp parent.