Mr. Voigt is the Comptroller for the Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC). CNIC is responsible oversight of all Navy shore installations world wide. As the Comptroller, Mr. Voigt has executive leadership responsibility for approximately $6.6B in appropriated resources annually and is responsible for directing financial management functions for the Command providing comprehensive, authoritative financial management policy, support and services.
Mr. Voigt was selected to the Senior Executive Service in December, 2009 and has 30 years of experience in Government Financial Management, 28 of them with the Department of the Navy.
Immediately prior to his selection, Mr. Voigt spent 14 years in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Financial Management and Comptroller in a variety of leadership positions. His most recent position was the Deputy Director of the Operations and Manpower Division which was responsible for Operation and Maintenance, Military Personnel, Supplemental and Overseas Contingency Operations appropriations totaling over $80B annually. He also served as Deputy Director of the Civilian Resources and Business Affairs Division, Special Assistant to the Associate Director of the Office of Budget and the Head of the Departmental Supply and Civilian Resources Branch.
From 1986 to 1996 Mr. Voigt held various positions within the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command. He began as a senior budget analyst in the Acquisition Division and then served as the Operation and Maintenance Branch Head in the Comptroller’s office. He then became the Director of the Financial Management Division in the Warfare Architecture and Engineering Directorate.
Mr. Voigt began his federal career with the Marine Corps in 1980 where he served as a financial analyst in Morale, Welfare and Recreation and then with the Marine Corps Weapons Procurement Branch where he was responsible for cost estimating and budgeting to support new and replacement weapon systems. In 1985 he then left the Department of Defense to become the Budget and Management Officer for the Office of Management and Budget within the Executive Office of the President.
Mr. Voigt graduated from Old Dominion University in 1979 where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. In 1987 he completed the Department of Defense Graduate Level Financial Management Program and was awarded Masters Degree in Public Financial Management from the American University.
Mr. Voigt was awarded the Department of the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Medal in July 2001 and February 2010 and has received numerous performance awards throughout his career. He has been a member of the American Society of Military Comptrollers since 1990 and is the current President of ASMC’s Washington Chapter.
Doug Bennett, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Financial Operations, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Financial Management and Comptroller, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. Mr. Bennett assists the Deputy Assistant Secretary on all issues involving the amended Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990 and related financial management reforms. He is responsible for ensuring the timely and accurate submission of the Air Force financial statements and managing at the executive level, the Air Forces Financial Improvement Plan and progress towards achieving an unqualified audit opinion.
Mr. Bennett began his federal career as an officer in the Navy. After completing active duty, he entered the private sector and worked in a variety of finance related positions until 2001 when he was recalled to active duty. At that time he served as the Department Head at the Joint Service Explosive Ordnance Technology Depot Repair Facility until 2003.
Mr. Bennett entered the federal civilian service in 2004 as a staff accountant with the Department of Veterans Affairs. He assisted in the preparation of the financial statements, the annual Performance and Accountability Reports, and worked closely with the auditors to correct material weaknesses. He then served as the Deputy Comptroller for the National Gallery of Art where he helped implement their financial management system. In 2007, he joined the Broadcasting Board of Governors as their Director, Financial Operations, where he oversaw the payments, payroll, travel and financial reporting branches.
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Ms. LaTanya Harvey McCoy began her Federal Government career with the Navy at Region Navy District Washington (NDW) in 1996 as a Stay in School student. In 2000 she converted to a Budget Assistant and within a year was promoted to a Budget Analyst with the primary responsibility over the Navy Memorial Program, Travel Coordinator and Travel Card Program. In 2002 Ms. McCoy accepted a position with the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Budget Submitting Office (Field Support Activity). During her tenure Ms. McCoy rotated as the Senior Analyst for various programs under FSA purview, Navy Combatant Commands (JFCOM, PACOM, and NAVCENT), Navy Flagship Institutions (USNA, NPS, and NWC/NWDC), Administrative (OPNAV Staff, Mass Transit, DFAS), Civilian Manpower Personnel Management (Unemployment Compensation), and Other Personnel Support (NLSC, NHHC, NSC) programs, obtaining the expertise in program development, budget justification and funds control and managed the CDFM Reimbursement.
She came to Commander Naval Installations Command (CNIC) in December 2006, initially working in the Budget Branch as the Senior Analyst for Facilities Programs but soon transitioned from budget to execution to broaden her knowledge in the financial arena. She currently serves as the Financial Analyst in the Centrally Managed Accounts Branch at the Headquarters Level for Commander, Navy Installations Command Headquarters (CNIC-HQ). She is responsible for budget formulation, execution, and financial management of the HQs Staff OMN and OMNR accounts for Counter Terrorism Protection, Air Operation, Fire & Emergency Services, Port Operation, and Training & Readiness programs. In addition, she manages the Navy Operations Support Centers Postage Program serving over one hundred Reserve Centers. Her current program responsibilities total over $69M.
Ms. McCoy attended the University of the District of Columbia where she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Print Journalism in May 1999. Ms. McCoy has received numerous performance awards throughout her career, including the Letter of Appreciation from Vice Admiral Bruce MacDonald, Judge Advocate General (NLSC) for her outstanding work on successfully transferring all the Navy Legal Service Center functions to FSA. She currently resides in Southern Maryland with her husband, son, daughter and parents. She is an active member of Mt. Ennon Baptist Church in Clinton Maryland and enjoys cooking and family time.
Mr. McKutchin began his federal career with the Department of Navy (DON) in 1985 as an Accounting Technician with the Navy Regional Finance Center (now the Defense Finance and Accounting Service) with the primary responsibility of fiduciary reporting for procurement appropriations. In April 1987, he was selected as a Budget Analyst with the Chief of Naval Operations Budget Submitting Office (Field Support Activity). Over the next 16 years, Mr. McKutchin progressed from a journeyman analyst to a senior resource manager with expertise in program development, budget justification and funds control. During this tenure, he became the key subject matter expert for resourcing Navy Combatant Commands and the Navy Flagship Institutions.
He came to the Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Office of the Navy Comptroller (FMB-1 Operations Division) in April 2003 and initially served as the Sealift & Mobilization analyst, but soon transitioned to the Centralized Training & Education programs where his mastery of graduate education and professional development programs was instrumental in justifying and defending significant program growth supporting the Revolution In Training initiatives during an otherwise fiscally constrained budget environment. He also served as the Weapons Support and Security Programs analyst where he justified and defended funding for critical intelligence programs.
In the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf Region, Mr. McKutchin was detailed from September 2005 through January 2006 to effect the stand-up of Task Force Navy Family, which was established at Presidential direction to aid and expedite the recovery of DON military and civilian personnel and dependents in the region. He served in the capacity of Fiscal Manager, and was responsible for providing guidance; directing all financial matters; and implementing management reporting mechanisms.
Mr. McKutchin was selected as Head of the Contingency Operations Division in June of 2006. In this capacity, he coordinated and was responsible for all DON funding associated with the Global War on Terrorism and Overseas Contingency Operations, as well as disaster recovery and other supplemental resources for the Department of the Navy. During FY’s 2009 and 2010, these critical warfighter resources totaled $17.0B and $15.3B for all appropriations.
Since April 2010, Mr. McKutchin has served at Commander Navy Installations Command (CNIC) Headquarters as the Director of Fiscal Policy & Performance Management (N80), a division of Comptroller directorate. In this capacity, he is responsible for financial policy guidance, FM workforce professional development, support agreements, the Managers Internal Controls program, Joint Basing and process improvement efforts.
Mr. McKutchin has received numerous performance awards throughout his career, including the Department of the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award. He is a native Washingtonian and resides in Southern Maryland with his family.
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE -- Ms. Cynthia L. Curry
Cynthia L. Curry is currently a Senior Program Analyst with the
Department of Defense (DoD), Chief Information Officer, Washington, DC.
Mrs. Curry supports the development, review, reporting and oversight of the
DoD's $38B Information Technology (IT) budget. She is responsible for the
DoD’s implementation of A-11 reporting requirements, specifically Sections 53
and 300. She develops the DoD fiscal guidance to Military Services,
Defense Agencies and Components for the preparation of the Department’s IT
budget exhibits. Additionally, she serves as the principal focal point for
DoD Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution System inquiries to numerous
Joint-Service and Service specific Intelligence and Command & Control (C2)
programs. She develops and conducts training programs and processes for
ensuring the Department’s budget justifications to the Office of Management and
Budget and Congress are exemplary.
Ms. Karen Y. Fletcher is a Financial Analyst for the Office of the
Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army, Resource Services
Washington, Financial Management Division, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
Ms. Sandra Wright currently works as Head, Formulation Division, Resource Management Department, Field Support Activity. She is responsible for the formulation and execution and management of the Principal Administering Office (PAO/BSO) budget which includes 10 assigned headquarters/activities and 1 COCOM with annual provisions of $2.5B. She has over 23 years of Financial Management experience with assignments in various program offices within Navy and Headquarters Marine Corps. She has been a member of ASMC for over 15 years formerly serving as the Marine Corps Service Vice President. Ms Wright holds a Masters of Public Administration (MPA) from Troy State University and a BS in Business Administration from University of the District of Columbia in Washington DC.
Senior Master Sergeant Roderick C. Lewis Sr. is the current Functional Area Manager and Senior Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge of Readiness and Plans for the Financial Management directorate of the Air National Guard. Assigned to the National Guard Bureau at Joint Base Andrews, he is responsible for ensuring Air National Guard comptroller wartime and contingency planning is accomplished. Additionally, Sergeant Lewis is charged with development, testing, and maintenance of Financial Management contingency support plans as well as execution of initiatives supporting Unit Inspections, and other USAF evaluation programs.
Sergeant Lewis was born in the Gulf Coast city of Mobile, Alabama. He is married to Bernadette Lewis, his loving best friend of 17 years and blessed with six beautiful children- Justin, Toynika, Char’meka, Melanie, Roderick Jr., and Rainbow. Roxanna, his stepdaughter, left us in 2004 and is missed dearly.
Raquel Escribano just recently redeployed back to Headquarters Marine Corps after serving as the Lead Financial Resource Manager for U.S. Forces Afghanistan for the past 11 months. She currently serving as a budget analyst in the Budget Execution Section of the Programs and Resources (P&R) Department. Prior to this position Ms. Escribano worked in the Budget Formulation Section on the Depot Maintenance, Marine Corps Maritime Prepositioning Program, and Maritime Prepositioning Force programs. She also worked a year and a half as a Financial Systems Analyst for the Systems Section of P&R. She served four years on active duty in the United States Marine Corps and was honorably discharged as a Sergeant. She is a Certified Defense Financial Manager, received her Bachelor's in Business Administration from Averett University, Danville, Virginia in 2003, and graduated Sigma Beta Delta receiving a Masters of Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University, Davie, Florida in 2005. Ms. Escribano is an Alpha Kappa Psi alumnus.
LTJG Sanchez currently serves as the Out-Year Budget and Finance Manager in the Office of Reserve Affairs (CG-131) at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, DC. In this position, he is responsible for managing all activities related to the formulation of the Coast Guard Reserve Training Appropriation. As the lead officer in future year budget modeling, he oversees the preparation of annual Resource Proposals outlining fiscal resource needs in order to maintain and sustain 8,100 Selected Reserve Personnel.
LTJG Sanchez completed Coast Guard Basic Training in July of 1998, receiving orders to Lifeboat Station Hatteras Inlet, NC. During this time, he served as a telecommunications watch stander and small boat rescue crewman assisting in numerous search and rescue operations. In 1999, he received orders to Storekeeper “A” School at Coast Guard Training Center Petaluma, CA. Upon graduation, he was advanced to Petty Officer 3rd class, receiving orders to Integrated Support Command Kodiak, AK Comptroller Division. In this position, he managed all acquisition related functions for 12 subunits, including 3 isolated units along the Aleutian chain. In addition, he managed the base warehouse where he was responsible for all activities related to the distribution, tracking, and disposal of equipment and capitalized assets. In 2002, he received orders to Coast Guard LORAN Station Las Cruces, NM where he served as an Independent Duty Storekeeper overseeing all financial aspects of the unit. In 2003, he was advanced to Petty Officer 2nd class and was 1 of 10 enlisted personnel selected to be featured in the Coast Guard “Shield of Freedom” advertising campaign. In 2006, he was selected to attend Recruit Company Commander School at Training Center Cape May, NJ. Following graduation, he successfully led over 500 newly enlisted recruits through the rigorous 53-day transformation from civilian to Coast Guardsman.
In 2008, LTJG Sanchez was selected to attend Officer Candidate School at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, CT. Following graduation, he received his commission as an Ensign and was ordered to the Office of Port and Facility Activities (CG-544) at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, DC. During this time, he served as the Asst. Cargo and Security Branch Chief, assisting in the development and implementation of security policies at 3,200 port facilities nationwide. He also served as the Division Budget Officer, overseeing the execution of a $7 million annual budget. In 2010, he was promoted to LTJG, receiving orders to Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia, PA. Here he served as the Container and Port Facilities Inspections Branch Chief, managing the Compliance Inspection Program for 76 port facilities. In addition, he served as the Asst Waterways Management Branch Chief, overseeing the safe passage of commercial and recreational vessels over 250 miles of river and coastal shoreline. In 2011, LTJG Sanchez was 1 of 9 officers selected to serve as a Reserve Program Administrator.
A native of Albuquerque, NM, LTJG Sanchez has received numerous honors and awards for his dedicated service, including 3 Coast Guard Achievement Medals and a Commandants Letter of Commendation. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a Masters degree in Public Administration from American Military University. He is a member of the Delta Epsilon Tau and Golden Key International Honor Societies. In 2012, he received the Certified Defense Financial Manager with Acquisitions Specialty (CDFM-A) and Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) designations.
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:
Denise Metzleris a budget analyst, currently serving as the Budget Officer at the Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA), a DoD Field Activity. There she is responsible for all financial aspects, including budget formulation, execution, internal controls and implementation into the Defense Agencies Initiative (DAI), an OSD ERP initiative.
Prior to joining OEA, Denise served as the RDT&E Budget Formulation lead in the NAVSEA Future Aircraft Carrier Program Executive Office. There she was responsible for coordinating, consolidating and validating Carrier RDT&E requirements in order to prepare the Navy, OSD and President’s budget submissions. Before joining the Carrier Program Office, Denise worked as a financial management analyst at the Department of Navy, Field Support Activity (FSA). There she was responsible for communicating all policy changes to and acted as the liaison between the Navy Comptroller, BSO 11 and subordinate activities. She also ensured current fiscal policy compliance, and served as the Anti-Deficiency Act Investigator and Agency Program Coordinator Level III for the government purchase card within BSO 11. Denise also served at NAVSEA as the lead program analyst in Program Executive Office SHIPS-Fleet for the Cruiser Modernization and Mine Countermeasure/Mine Hunting Craft programs. Before that, she served at NAVAIR as the lead financial analyst and Budget Financial Manager in PEO Tactical, F/A-18 Strike Fighter Aircraft Program Executive Office, for several different integrated product teams. During her time in program execution at NAVAIR, NAVSEA, FSA and OEA, Denise was responsible for budgeting, programming and executing Aircraft Procurement, Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Other Procurement, Weapons Procurement, Operations and Maintenance and No Year funding requirements.
Denise studied finance and business at the University of Maryland, University College. She used her in depth knowledge of acquisition to successfully complete the Department of Defense Business, Cost Estimating and Financial Management (BCEFM) program where she was certified in DoD acquisition to Level III (the highest level) in the BCEFM career field. Denise is also a proven subspecialist in Financial Management and is designated a Certified Defense Financial Manager with Acquisition Specialty (CDFM-A).
Mrs. Dionne Bailey is a Financial Management Analyst for the assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management and Comptroller), Army Budget Office, Operating Forces Division at the Pentagon. She is responsible for the Army's Operation and Maintenance budget formulation and justification of Mobilization and War Reserves and Logistics Operations functions. In her previous assignments she served in various roles to include Accountant, Financial Management Analyst, and Finance Specialist for the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (Arlington, VA), Personnel Support Detachment (Washington, DC), Army Reserve Personnel Command (St. Louis, MO), and 127th Finance Support Detachment (SHAPE, Belgium). Mrs. Bailey holds a BBA from Averett University and is currently pursuing a MPA from Central Michigan University.
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. Jane Roberts graduated with Honors from the University of Texas with a BBA in Accounting. She started her career working for Price Waterhouse as an auditor, and received her CPA in 1989. She worked as a staff accountant for Healthcare International, where she was given an Employee of the Month award for automating business practices and improving management reports for all the departments. Ms. Roberts took some time off to raise children and returned to the workforce in the project control arena for SAIC where she was quickly double promoted within 5 years from an entry level project control analyst to a business operations manager and then to a Deputy Group Project Control Manager position where she provided senior expertise to improve business practices, navigated two groups through a challenging reorganization with no turnover, and turned around the most troubled project control operation. She worked 20 months out-of-state as an Accounting Manager for a publishing company and as Senior Business Manager for an engineering company in order to take care of temporary family medical issues, but then returned to SAIC as a Project Task Leader to automate the Manpower budget exhibit process for the Marine Corps. Ms. Roberts joined federal government service in January 2009 where she earned her CDFM-A and currently serves as the Financial Management Systems Chief for HQMC, Programs and Resources, Program Budget and Execution Division.
Chief Warrant Officer Williamson currently serves as a Financial Analyst and Funds Manager in the Office of Director of Financial Operations/ Comptroller at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, DC. In this position, he provides direct support for the USCG Comptroller and is responsible for the analysis, formulation, and advisement of financial activities related to audit coordination, audit remediation, financial reporting, financial systems and operations, and financial policy and procedures of the Coast Guard. As the sole military officer in this office, he provides a unique perspective of field level operations that contribute to the high level decisions for the organization as a whole in terms of financial operations. Additionally, he serves as the second level reviewer of DHS / USCG Fuel Purchase Card Audits, formulates office spend plans, provides logistic support in terms of travel and supplies, and manages Director’s budget.
CWO Williamson completed Coast Guard Basic Training in November of 1996, receiving orders to CGC Courageous in Panama City Beach, FL. During this time, he served as an Engineering watch stander and small boat engineering crewman assisting in numerous migrant interdiction cases, drug enforcement operations, and search and rescue operations. In 1997, he received orders to Food Service Specialist “A” School at Coast Guard Training Center Petaluma, CA. Upon graduation, he was advanced to Petty Officer 3rd class, receiving orders to Communications Master Station Atlantic (CAMSLANT) in Chesapeake, VA. In this position, as the only Coast Guard representative, he worked at a Joint Forces Galley with the Navy and Marines. In addition, he served as a member of the base security force in conjunction with the Navy. In 2000, he received orders to CGC Aquidneck in Portsmouth, VA, where he served as an Independent Duty Food Service Officer overseeing all subsistence, procurement, and logistical needs of the unit. He also served as the certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) on board where he advanced to Petty Officer 2nd class in 2001. In 2003, he transferred to Station Fire Island, NY where he also served as the Food Service Officer and advancing to Petty Officer 1st Class in 2005. That same year CWO Williamson transferred to the CGC Chinook in New London, CT where he served as an Independent Duty Food Service Officer and Unit Supply Officer. In 2006 he was selected as Special Command Aide to the Superintendent of the Coast Guard Academy. During this tour he worked directly under two different Admirals and in 2007 was selected as the Special Command Aide of the Year for the US Coast Guard and Runner-up in the Combined Joint Services Enlisted Aide of the Year competition. He advanced to Chief Petty Officer in 2009 and was promoted Chief Warrant Officer in the Finance and Supply Specialty in 2010 where he then transferred to USCG Headquarters.
A native of Laurinburg, NC, CWO Williamson has received numerous honors and awards for his dedicated service, including one Coast Guard Commendation Medal, one Coast Guard Achievement Medal, and a Commandants Letter of Commendation. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Thomas Edison State College where he received the Arnold Fletcher Honor Graduate Award. He holds numerous professional certifications related to Advanced Culinary and Financial Management subject matter. Most notably, in 2012, he received the Certified Defense Financial Manager with Acquisitions designation (CDFM-A) and Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) designations making him the first Chief Warrant Officer in the Coast Guard to earn both Certifications.
Ms. Sparks has over 8 years of professional experience in DoD accounting and auditing. She worked at the Department of Defense, Office of the Inspector General from 2003 - 2007 in their Readiness & Logistics and Defense Financial Services Directorates. This experience includes internal control documentation, evaluation, and testing, and financial statement risk assessment over governmental purchases, personnel assignments, military equipment valuation, and operational readiness assets. In 2007 Ms. Sparks joined PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP as an Advisory consultant in their Washington Federal Practice. Ms. Sparks spent a year at the Defense Security Service (DSS) where she worked on internal controls over financial reporting for their OMB Circular A-123 Appendix A workstream. For the last three years, Ms. Sparks has worked at the Office of the Secretary of Defense Comptroller (OSD(C)) Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) Directorate developing and implementing a standard audit readiness methodology, as well as researching key accounting issues and developing audit readiness remediation plans. She has experience in Civilian Pay, Military Pay, Fund Balance with Treasury, and Property, Plant and Equipment. Ms. Sparks graduated from James Madison University in 2003 with a major in accounting. She is a certified public accountant (CPA) and a project management professional (PMP).
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 served as the Director of the Navy's Field Support Activity until 2011. He currently is assigned as Comptroller, Office of Naval Research. 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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