Ms. Ranae P. Woods, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cost and Economics, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller. Mrs. Woods began her career as a cost analyst and industrial engineer in the Navy Cost Analysis Intern Program for the Naval Center for Cost Analysis. Since 1993, she has held a wide variety of cost analysis positions within the Air Force to include Deputy Chief of the Programming and Integration Division, Total Force Integration Directorate, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans and Programs.
Mr. Justin Moul is Chief of the Air Force Cost Analysis Agency's Information Technology
(IT) Division, which completes cost and economic analyses of major business and
C4I acquisition programs. Prior to his current position, as a commissioned Air
Force officer, he fulfilled a variety of financial, analytical, and strategic
missile operations missions. Aside from professional responsibilities, Justin
avocations include singing with the National Men's Chorus and playing board
games to exercise his strategy, business, and mathematical skills.
Ms. Deborah Cann is Chief of the Research and Resource Management Division of the Air Force Cost Analysis Agency (AFCAA). She also serves as Staff Director for AFCAA. Ms. Cann has been a member of the AFCAA team since its inception in 1992, during which time she has worked in each of the divisions prior to taking on her current responsibilities. Prior to AFCAA, Ms. Cann served as a weapon system cost analyst in SAF/FMC. Ms. Cann holds a BA in Accounting and an MBA.
Roxie Anthony is currently assigned as the Chief, Program Executive
Office for Command, Control and Communications Home Team, Chief Financial
Executive/Comptroller, Defense Information Agency, Washington, DC. She is
responsible for developing, coordinating and executing the budgets for four
Command, Control and Communications acquisition programs. Prior to this
assignment Ms Anthony was the Other Procurement and Ammunition Procurement
Appropriations Manager for the Air Force, Budget Investment, Deputy Assistant
Secretary (Budget), Washington DC.
Mr. Robert Benefiel is currently Arlington liaison for the Policy and Performance Management Directorate, Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS), part of the permanent DFAS Arlington staff realigned due to Base Realignment and Closure. Mr. Benefiel previously served as Deputy Director, Strategic Oversight, DFAS Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness. He transferred to DFAS in 2004 after 22 years with the Office of Inspector General (OIG), Department of Defense. His OIG work included 10 years as Project Manager with the Office of the Assistant Inspector General, Defense Financial Auditing Service, where he specialized as the DoD Subject Matter Expert for Fund Balance With Treasury. Mr. Benefiel began his career as a systems accountant conducting airline financial analyses for the former Civil Aeronautics Board, later as senior accountant for Allegheny Airlines (now USAIR), and as internal auditor conducting OIG-type audits for the Internal Revenue Service. He graduated with high honors from the University of Maryland and passed examinations on the first try as a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor.
Colonel Cherry is currently assigned as the Director for the Investment
Strategy Division, Headquarters, Department of the Army, Chief Information
Office (CIO)/G-6 Directorate, Washington, DC. He is responsible for developing,
coordinating and implementing the investment strategy for Army s Command,
Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology (C4/IT) Programs.
Beverly Veit currently serves as the Lead
for the Financial Systems and Planning Team in the Office of Assistant Secretary
of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller) (OASN (FM&C) FMO) Office of
Financial Operations and is the subject matter expert on Navy Enterprise
Resource Planning and DON Financial Management Systems Transition Planning
initiatives. Her team works very closely with all DON Commands, DFAS and
Navy ERP to build strong partnerships, enable change management, and foster
cooperation to ensure successful implementation of the Navy ERP system and the
reengineered Enterprise Business Processes that it enables. Other team
responsibilities include management of the Department’s Financial Management
systems portfolio and legacy accounting system requirements. Ms. Veit has
24 years of diversified experience in DON financial management. Her
background includes serving as the Head of the Comptroller Division at the Naval
Aviation Depot in Cherry Point, North Carolina and Head of the Aviation and
Weapons Branch in the Investment and Development Division in the OASN (FM&C).
Ms. Annie Crum currently serves as the Deputy Branch Head and Congressional Coordination Section Head for the Budget and Congressional Coordination Branch, Programs and Resources Department, Headquarters, Marine Corps. Ms. Crum's prior positions include: Contingency Operations budget analyst, Operation and Maintenance, Marine Corps Reserve budget analyst, and she began her DoD career as a trainee in the Department of the Navy's Financial Management Career Program.
Ms. Crum was awarded the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Medal in February 2007 for her work in defending Marine Corps supplemental budget requests. She is a Certified Defense Financial Manager with Acquisition Specialty (CDFM-A). Ms. Crum graduated Cum Laude and received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas in 2002.
Lieutenant Commander Bobby Hart currently serves as the CFO Project Officer at the Coast Guard's Engineering Logistics Center in Curtis Bay, Baltimore, Maryland. Previous assignments include Operations Officer aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Redwood and Assistant Business Manager of the Buoy Tender Acquisitions Project. He has a BS in Government from the U. S. Coast Guard Academy and an MBA and an M.S. in Accounting and Management Information Systems from the University of Delaware. LCDR Hart is Certified Public Accountant, Project Management Professional, and Earned Value Professional.
Ms. Debra S. Del Mar, is Managing Partner of Vanguard Advisors, LLC. Vanguard Advisors LLC serves an elite group of industry firms who support the DoD and Federal Civilian agencies’ objectives of improving performance and readiness in the areas of financial management and business transformation. As the managing partner, Ms. Del Mar provides creativity, in-depth experience, and proven business strategies that enable our clients to realize aggressive growth through the achievement of rapid results, operational improvements, and return on investment for their government customers. Her recent major accomplishments include:
Debra's previous employment at American Management Systems, Inc. (AMS) included:
She has earned a MBA, Science & Technology Innovation, from George Washington University and a BS, Chemistry, from The College of William and Mary. Her professional affiliations include:
Mr. Joseph A. Fasching was appointed to the position of Chief Financial Executive for the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) and the General Defense Intelligence Program (GDIP) on 13 August 2007, after having served since November 2004 as the Principle Deputy Chief Financial Executive. He is the primary advisor on Intelligence Community financial matters to the DIA Director in his roles as the Director, DIA Military Intelligence Program (MIP) Component Manager, and GDIP Manager, as well as the DIA Deputy Director, and the DIA Chief of Staff. He also maintains close working relationships with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), the Undersecretary of Defense (Intelligence) (USD(I))—who serves also as the Director of Defense Intelligence—and the Office of Management and Budget. He oversees DIA and GDIP resource management, ensures the DIA and GDIP programs are developed and submitted to oversight offices, develops GDIP performance plans, the DIA and GDIP programs for the Director, and oversees DIA budget execution, Chief Financial Officer Act compliance, and the full range of financial management functions and financial services common to Federal Government agencies.
Previous DIA assignments were as Deputy Chief Financial Executive (CFE/DC) for Community Affairs, Chief of DIA/GDIP Program Analysis and Evaluation Office (PA&E), and Chief of Program Evaluation with the Defense Intelligence Resource Management Office.
Mr. Fasching’s career includes extensive public and private sector experience in intelligence operations, analysis, and financial management. His government experience includes tours of duty as an intelligence officer with two Air Force fighter wings, the Air Force Information Warfare Center, Air Staff Intelligence, Air Force Operations Checkmate Division, the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA), the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), and the Intelligence Community Management Staff. His private sector experience includes three years as an analyst for the Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). A native of St. Louis, Mr. Fasching is a Certified Defense Financial Manager and a graduate of the University of Missouri.
Ms. Lucy Williams - is a Legislative Research Specialist in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), Plans and Systems Directorate. She has been an active member of ASMC Washington Chapter since joining in 1998. Within that time, she has assisted at ASMC Symposiums, assisted at PDI's and is now serving as Membership Chairman.
Ms. Jacquelyn Kelley a Budget Analyst with the Defense Finance & Accounting Service.
Veronica Trent is a Senior Budget Analyst for the Department of the Navy,
serving as a Senior Financial Analyst for Field Support Activity (FSA).
She’s responsible for over $500 million in Operating and Maintenance (O&MN)
funding for DOD Combatant Commands (COCOMs). She’s also responsible for
the Operation Iraqi and Operation Enduring Freedom supplemental funding for the
COCOMs and activities under the cognizants of Field Support Activity.
Ms. Tina Miller is a Budget Analyst for Headquarters Air Force. She previously served as a Budget Analyst in the Directorate of Air and Space Operations. She has served as a volunteer for the Washington chapter mini-PDI for the past five years. Ms Miller holds a BS in Liberal Arts from the University of the State of New York and an MA in Management from Webster University. She's been a member of ASMC since 1993.
Ms. Myra Ragan is an analyst for O&M,MC Budget Formulation at Headquarters, Marine Corps. She also worked in Budget Execution clearing abnormal balances to ensure the O&M and Investment appropriation financial statements fairly present the Marine Corps financial position. Previously, she served as a Systems Accountant and a Staff Accountant writing Marine Corps Accounting policy. In addition, Ms. Ragan has served as the Chief of Travel for the US Marshals Service and as a Systems Accountant for the Administrative Office of the US Courts.
Ms. Amy Anda is a consultant for Perot Systems Government Services. She has been actively involved in the Washington Chapter since 2004, mostly recently serving as the Community Service Chair for two years and also as a key member of the organizing committees for the 2006 and 2007 Regional Mini-PDIs and Golf Tournaments. She holds a BSBA in International Management and Economics from American University and was a recipient of the inaugural “Rising Star” Award from Federal Computer Week Magazine (FCW) in 2006.
Stephen A. Bucher serves as the Acting Chief of the Financial Executive
Office supporting the Defense Intelligence Agency’s (DIA) Directorate for
Information Management and Chief Information Officer. In this position, Mr.
Bucher oversees the development of the information technology resources and
program guidance throughout DIA, the Services, and the worldwide DoD
Intelligence Information System community.
Mr. Victor Ackley, a University of Oklahoma graduate, served 30 years on active duty in the U. S. Navy. His operational assignments included command of a hydrofoil and a guided missile frigate. He earned a post graduate degree in Financial Management from the U. S. Naval Postgraduate School. He served as the Operations & Maintenance Appropriation Program Manager for the ACNO (Surface Warfare), as Comptroller of Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington, and as the Comptroller of Naval Sea Systems Command in Arlington, Virginia. Mr. Ackley has completed Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Senior Executive Program. Selected for the Senior Executive Service (SES) in 2000, he currently serves the Director of the Navy's Field Support Activity. He is a proven subspecialist in Financial Management and is designated a Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM). He has been certified in Department of Defense acquisition to Level III (the highest level) in the Business, Cost Estimating and Financial Management career field. He is a member of the Association of Government Accountants, past president of the Washington Chapter of the ASMC and past Navy VP to the ASMC National Executive Board.
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July 13, 2014