Washington Chapter Officers for 2018 -2019

June 21, 2018


Leslie Ferguson President


  1 July 19 - 30 Jun 20
Stephen R. HerreraPresident - Elect


 1 July 20 - 30 Jun 21
Shari RitterSecretary-Designate


1 July 19 - 30 Jun 20
COL Todd HandyTreasurer


  1 July 19 - 30 Jun 21
Charles Morse DOD Vice President   1 July 18 - 30 Jun 20
Vacant DOD Assistant Secretary


 1 July 19 - 30 Jun 21
COL Clay Pettit Army Vice President


  1 July 18 - 30 Jun 20
Myrna Medina Army Assistant Secretary


  1 July 19 - 30 Jun 21
Jane Roberts
Navy Vice President


 1 July 18 - 30 Jun 20
Veronica Trent-Walton Navy Assistant Secretary


  1 July 19 - 30 Jun 21
Janice Hill USMC Vice President


  1 July 19 - 30 Jun 20
Sylvia Chapman USMC Assistant Secretary


  1 July 19 - 30 Jun 21
Benjamin J Yarish Air Force Vice President


  1 July 18 - 30 Jun 20
Angela Flowers Air Force Assistant Secretary


  1 July 19 - 30 Jun 21
LT Mark Sanchez USCG Vice President


  1 July 18 - 30 Jun 20
Vacant USCG Assistant Secretary


  1 July 19 - 30 Jun 21
Debra Delmar Corporate/Retired Vice President


  1 July 18 - 30 Jun 20
Tim Kohlrus Corporate/Retired Assistant Secretary


  1 July 19 - 30 Jun 21


Training and Education

Chair: Terry Placek and Millie Thompson

Training and Education Members:

Dick Reed


John Writer Awards/Essay Chair


Mario Beckles Scholarship Chair


Milford E. Thompson Luncheon


Terry Placek Training & Education


Dr. Jennifer Miller
Luncheon Liaison/Host



Chair: Deb DelMar

PDI Members:

Deb Del mar PDI Silent Auction/Raffle postmaster@washington-asmc.org
Deb Del Mar Regional PDI



Outreach and Publicity

Chair: Wayne Whiten and Jeff Norris

Outreach and Publicity Members:

Raquel KuhfahlCompetition


Jeff Norris Community Service


Dan Olden Membership


Rocky Wilber Photographer


Michael Monson Newsletter Managing Editor


Wayne Whiten Webmaster




Chair: David Zavada Audit Chair




Chair: Robin Farley      
Nominating Members:      
COL Clay Pettit DOD VP


Nicole McClenic
Army VP


Jane Roberts
Navy VP


Janice Hill USMC VP


Benjamin J Yarish Air Force VP


LT Sanchez USCG VP


Deb Delmar Corporate/Retired VP



PRESIDENT - Leslie J. Ferguson


Assistant Deputy Commandant of Information for Resource Management, HQMC - Deputy Commandant for Information
Mrs. Leslie J. Ferguson currently serves as the principal financial advisor to the Deputy Commandant for Information responsible for USMC Information Warfare programs and resources, to include Intelligence, Cyber, C4, and Information Operations capabilities. She is responsible for planning and directing the programming, budgeting and execution of resources necessary to support the USMC warfighter mission in the Information Environment.Prior to assuming her current position, Mrs. Ferguson was the Deputy Assistant Director of Intelligence for Resources, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, and overseeing all resource matters within the Military Intelligence Program and National Intelligence Program as they relate to the Marine Corps Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Enterprise (MCISRE).Mrs. Ferguson was the Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC) Director of Financial Management and Deputy Comptroller. In this capacity, she was responsible for the command’s financial management and comptroller activities in support of Marine Corps acquisition programs. Other positions held at MCSC included Intelligence Programs Financial Lead (2009-2011) and Deputy Director of Business and Financial Management for the Joint Program Executive Office Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Vehicle Program (2007-2009).Mrs. Ferguson came to the Marine Corps from the Navy Systems Management Activity (NSMA), where she was the Director of Budget and Accounting. Her responsibilities included the management of all aspects of the planning, programming, budgeting and execution for NSMA program activities and oversight of comptroller accounting functions.Mrs. Ferguson received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business/Finance from Montclair State University and an Executive Masters of Business Administration from the Naval Post Graduate School. She is a certified Level III Acquisition Professional in Business, Financial Management, a Certified Defense Financial Manager (CDFM) and has 20 years of civilian service.Mrs. Ferguson’s honors and awards include a Secretary of Defense Joint Meritorious Civilian Service Award (2010), Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award (2009 and 2014), Secretary of Defense David Packard Program Management Award (2008) and an ASN (FM&C) Financial Management Excellence Award (2008).

PRESIDENT ELECT - Stephen R. Herrera


Stephen R. Herrera, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Deputy for Budget, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, Headquarters United States Air Force, Washington, D.C.  He is responsible for planning and directing Air Force budget formulation and execution of appropriations totaling more than $165 billion annually.  Mr. Herrera leads a staff of civilian and military financial managers who develop, defend and execute funding that supports military operations and Air Force priorities at the direction of Congress, the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of the Air Force.  Mr. Herrera has also performed the duties of the Air Force Assistant Secretary for Financial Management and Comptroller. 


Prior to his current position, Mr. Herrera was the Deputy Director of Staff, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia where he assisted the Director of Staff in providing advice and assistance to the Secretary, Chief of Staff, Under Secretary and Vice Chief of Staff on numerous aspects of Air Force policies, plans and programs. 


Mr. Herrera began his career with the Air Force as a Palace Acquire intern upon graduation from the University of Texas in San Antonio.  He has held progressively more responsible positions within the Air Force in the areas of budget formulation, program integration and resource management.  His experience spans several appropriations and functional areas, including budget, and acquisition.


1987 Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance, University of Texas, San Antonio, Texas
1995 Master of Science, Management, Troy State University
1999 Air War College in Seminar, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
2003 Council For Excellence in Government Fellows Program, Washington, D.C.


1. January 1988 – January 1990, Budget Analyst, 834th Comptroller Squadron, 1st Special Operations Wing, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
2. January 1990 – April 1991, Budget Analyst, Budget Policy and Control Division, Headquarters Military Airlift Command, Scott AFB, Ill.
3. April 1991 – October 1995, Budget Analyst, Budget Operations Division, Directorate of Financial Management and Comptroller, Headquarters AFSOC, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
4. October 1995 – October 2000, Chief, Budget Support Branch, Directorate of Financial Management and Comptroller, Headquarters AFSOC, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
5. October 2000 – August 2002, Chief, Budget Operations Division, Directorate of Financial Management and Comptroller, Headquarters AFSOC, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
6. August 2002 – March 2004, Deputy Comptroller, Directorate of Financial Management and Comptroller, Headquarters AFSOC, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
7. March 2004 – March 2005, Chief, Financial Analysis, Financial Management Directorate, Air Armament Center, Eglin AFB, Fla.
8. March 2005 – January 2012, Deputy Director of Financial Management, Air Armament Center, Eglin AFB, Fla.
9. January 2012 – January 2013, Deputy and Director for Budget Programs, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force, Financial Management and Comptroller, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
10. January 2013 – October 2015, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Financial Operations, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force, Financial Management and Comptroller, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
11. November 2015 – November 2018, Executive Director, Headquarters Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
12. November 2018 – July 2019, Deputy Director of Staff, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.

13. July 2019 - Present, Deputy for Budget, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.

1994 Outstanding Contribution to Financial Management, Air Force Special Operations Command
2003 Outstanding Comptroller, United States Special Operations Command
2004, 2012 and 2017 Air Force Meritorious Civilian Service Award
2005 and 2009 Special Act or Service Award
2010 Air Force Materiel Command Robert D. Stuart Award Winner

Defense Financial Management Certification, Level III
DAWIA Business, Cost Estimating and Financial Management, Level III
Senior Fellow, Council for Excellence in Government
Certified Defense Financial Manager (Acquisition)

SECRETARY - Sharon (Shari) Ritter





COL Todd Handy is career Financial Management officer and a native of Indianapolis, Indiana.  He enlisted in the US Army Reserve in 1989 and subsequently transitioned to the Active Guard/Reserve in 1991 for three years at Fort Richardson, Alaska.  In 1994, he received a Green-to-Gold ROTC Scholarship and was commissioned as a Field Artillery officer in 1997.  After 8 years as a Field Artillery officer, COL Handy transitioned to the Comptroller Functional Area in 2005, and has been a career Financial Management officer since. 



July 2018 – Present: Chief, PPBE Integration in the Army Budget Officer, ASA (FM&C), Pentagon.  Serves as the Budget Representative in HQDA planning and programming processes as a Tri-Chair for the Program Executive/Appropriation Sponsor (PE/AS), Budget Requirements Programming (BRP), and the Army Requirements and Resourcing Board (AR2B). 


July 2016 – June 2018: Program Analyst in Programs Analysis and Evaluations (PA&E), HQDA G8, Pentagon.  Served as the lead program integrator for the Army’s $21B program, the European Deterrence Initiative (EDI).  He ensured EDI requirements and resources reflected Army strategy and senior leader priorities, represented the Army in the defense of the EDI program to OSD, and coordinated with the Army Budget Office to develop an integrated EDI budget submission for the President’s Budget.


July 2014 – June 2016: US Army Financial Management Command (USAFMCOM), Indianapolis, Indiana.  Served as the lead planner for the transformation of USAFMCOM from an O6 Command with 40 personnel to a 2-star command with 217 personnel.  He performed in-depth mission analysis of the Secretary of the Army’s directive Army Financial Management Optimization (AFMO), which included the transformation of USAFMCOM to perform enterprise level Financial Management. 


April 2012 – June 2014: Deputy G8, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas.  As the Deputy G8, was responsible for leading, planning, developing, and executing Resource Management for III Corps.  Also, deployed with III Corps and served as the Chief, Comptroller Division for US Forces – Afghanistan (USFOR-A) from April 2013 to January 2014.



2018: Masters of Accountancy and Auditing, Rutgers University

2006: Masters of Business Administration, Syracuse University

2006: Masters of Arts in Public Administration, Syracuse University

1997: Bachelors of Arts in History, Ball State University

1997: Bachelors of Arts in Political Science, Ball State University



DoD Financial Management Certification Level 3 (DFMC3)

Certified Defense Financial Manager – Acquisition Specialty (CDFM-A)

Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)




Mr. Charles Morse is a Staff Accountant for the Financial Management Policy and Reporting Directorate within the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller).  As part of this role, Mr. Morse leads the development of the annual consolidated DoD Agency Financial Report and supports quality control and trend analysis for the quarterly DoD consolidated financial statements.


Mr. Morse has 13 years of experience working in various Accounting and Budget positions in the Department of Defense.  Previously, Mr. Morse served as Chief of the Managerial Accounting Division for the United States Army, Research, Development, & Engineering Command providing accounting support for various budget offices within Army Materiel Command and several program executive offices throughout the Acquisition Support Center.  Mr. Morse’s prior experience also includes serving as the Lead Budget Analyst for Foreign Military Sales and a Lead Accountant for the United States Army Communications Electronics Command.


Mr. Morse graduated with an Accounting Degree from Monmouth University located in West Long Branch, New Jersey in 2006.  He obtained a Master’s Degree in Management from the Florida Institute of Technology in 2014.  Mr. Morse is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Defense Financial Manager with Acquisition Specialty (CDFM-A), Certified Acquisition Professional in the functional specialty of Business – Financial Management (Level III), and Defense Certified Financial Manager (DCFM Level III).

ARMY – COL Clay Pettit


Colonel Clay Pettit is a Finance and Comptroller officer and a native of Isabella, MO.  He enlisted in the Army Reserve as a Field Artillery cannon crewmember in 1988. He attended Reserve Officer Training Corps at Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri, graduating in 1992 with a commission as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Reserve Field Artillery.  In 1995 his Army Reserve unit changed to the Transportation Corps (TC).  He attended the TC Officer Advanced Course, branch transferring to TC, later becoming a Logistics Corps officer.  He was a Missouri State Highway Patrolman in southern Missouri for six years before mobilization to Iraq in 2003, returning, and becoming an Active Guard and Reserve (AGR) officer in 2004.  After attending the Defense Comptrollership Program (DCP) at Syracuse University in 2009 he branch transferred to Finance and Comptroller (BC 36) and has been a career Finance and Comptroller since. 



October 2019 – Present: Associate Director, Congressional and Resource Management, Office of the Under Deputy Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness.  Serves as the Budget Representative in OUSD(P&R) programming, and budget execution process, and as the Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Military Retirement Fund (MRF).


June 2018 – September 2019: Deputy Chief of Staff, G8, U.S. Army Reserve Command (USARC), Fort Bragg, NC.; ensured the stewardship of $4.1B in Army Reserve Appropriations, advising the Command Staff and 28 Funds Centers in execution of resources.


August 2015 – June 2018: Budget Officer for the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) Joint Reserve Office and as the Executive Officer to the Director, J7 Joint Special Operations Forces Development/Deputy Commanding General for Mobilization and Reserve Affairs (M&RA).  Upon promotion to Colonel he served as the Deputy Chief - Resources, Joint Collective Training Division (JCT), J7 Joint Special Operations Forces Development, leading a team responsible for a $78M annual Training Transformation (T2) exercise budget, supporting SOCOM’s Service Component and Geographic Combatant Command’s Exercise programs.


July 2014 – July 2015: COL Pettit’s second combat tour; served as Deputy Director, CJ8 – Programs and Resources, Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan during Operations ENDURING FREEDOM and FREEDOM’S SENTINEL; integrated four divisions within the organization responsible for the building of the Afghan Army and Police through management of a $13B budget to support a 352K individual force focused on sustainment of the force and training.


June 2012 – July 2013: Budget Analyst in the Office of the Chief, Army Reserve (OCAR) Comptroller Division, Execution Branch.


July 2010 – June 2012: Chief, Reserve Personnel, Army, 335th Signal Command (Theater) G8.



2014: Master of Science in National Security Strategies, National War College, Fort McNair, Washington, D.C.

2009: Masters in Business Administration and Executive Masters in Public Administration, Syracuse University. 

1992: Bachelor of Science in Management, Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, MO.



DoD Financial Management Certification Level 3 (DFMC3)

Certified Defense Financial Manager (CDFM)


NAVY – Ms. Jane Roberts

AIR FORCE – Mr. Benjamin J Yarish

MARINE CORPS – Janice Hill


COAST GUARD – Lieutenant Mark M. Sanchez, CDFM-A, CGFM, PMP


LT Sanchez currently serves as Financial Operations Manager for the Reserve Training Appropriation at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, DC. As such, he is responsible for overseeing the development and execution of the $118M annual budget. In this capacity, he manages oversight of 58 accounts providing pay, travel, training, and benefits for nearly 6,000 Coast Guard Reservists.

LT Sanchez completed Coast Guard basic training in July of 1998, receiving orders to Lifeboat Station Hatteras Inlet, NC where he served as a telecommunications watch stander and small boat rescue crewman. In March of 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 where he managed acquisition activities for 12 subunits totaling over $1M annually. In addition, he managed base warehouse operations related to the distribution, tracking, and disposal of equipment and capitalized assets totaling $26M. In 2002, he received orders to Coast Guard LORAN Station Las Cruces, NM where he managed a $65K annual budget and assisted in aids to navigation operations impacting the Southwest region of the United States. In 2006, he was selected to serve as a Recruit Company Commander at Training Center Cape May, NJ where he led over 800 newly enlisted recruits through the Coast Guard’s 53-day basic training program.

In 2008, LT Sanchez was selected to attend Officer Candidate School at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, CT. Following graduation, he was commissioned as an Ensign and ordered to the Office of Port and Facility Activities at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, DC. During this time, he served as the Asst. Cargo and Security Branch Chief, where he assisted in the development and implementation of new security policies at 3,200 port facilities nationwide and managed an annual operating budget of $7M. In 2010, he was promoted to Lieutenant Junior Grade and ordered to Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia, PA as the Container and Port Facilities Inspections Branch Chief. As such, he managed 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, LT Sanchez received orders to serve as the Out-Year Budget and Finance Manager in the Office of Reserve Affairs at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, DC where he was responsible for managing all activities related to the formulation and execution of the Coast Guard Reserve Training Appropriation. In 2014 LT Sanchez was assigned as to Coast Guard Acquisition Directorate (CG-9331) as Training Manager for the Financial Management Services Improvement Initiative. As such, he oversaw the development of training activities for the implementation of a new financial management system impacting over 12,000 users.

LT Sanchez serves as Coast Guard Vice President for the Washington, DC chapter of the American Society of Military Comptrollers and Board Member for the Association of Government Accountants Professional Certification Board. A native of Albuquerque, NM, LT Sanchez has received numerous honors and awards for his dedicated service, including two Coast Guard Commendation Medals and three Coast Guard Achievement Medals. He holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from American Military University and a Professional Certificate in Budget & Finance from Georgetown University. He is a member of the Delta Epsilon Tau and Golden Key International Honor Societies and has earned the Certified Defense Financial Manager with Acquisitions Specialty (CDFM-A), Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM), and Project Management Professional (PMP) designations.


Ms. Deb Del MarDebra S. Del Mar, is Co-Founder of Vanguard Advisors, LLC, a small, woman-owned business based in Northern Virginia. Vanguard Advisors serves an elite group of industry firms who support government objectives of improving performance and readiness in the areas of financial management and business transformation. As managing partner, Ms. Del Mar provides thought-leadership, in-depth experience, and proven business strategies that enable clients to realize impressive growth through the achievement of rapid results, operational effectiveness, and ROI for their government customers.
Previously at American Management Systems, Inc. (AMS), Debra’s leader-ship positions included Vice President/General Manager for Defense Financial Solutions and Vice President of Business Strategy for Defense & Intel Division. A member of ASMC since 1985, Ms DelMar has been both the Corporate/Retired Vice President for the ASMC Washington Chapter & the National Capital Region PDI Chair since 2006.

Other professional affiliations include:

  • Association of Government Accountants (AGA)

  • Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA)

  • AFCEA • Women in Technology

  • National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)

She earned an MBA in Science & Technology Innovation from George Washington University and a BS in Chemistry from The College of William and Mary.



ARMY – Myrna Medina

Myrna L. Medina is the Director, Financial Operations and Accounting Oversight at the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army-Financial Operations (DASA-FO), where she’s responsible for the assignment of Army-wide Finance and Accounting policies, providing oversight of the Joint Reconciliation Program and supporting efforts to improve accountability and auditability. 

Prior to this position, Myrna served in the capacity of Program Manager of Finance at the US Marshals Service, Asset Forfeiture Division, where she provided oversight of the Financial Management Program, to include the procurement activities associated with the preparation, solicitation, and award of contracts for the management and disposition of seized assets. 

Before joining the US Marshals Service, she served as the Chief Budget Execution and Control at the Army Budget Office, overseeing the distribution and control of the Army’s appropriated Funds.  She also served in the capacity of a Financial Systems Analyst at DASA-FO, and collaborated with Army commands, the General Fund Enterprise Business System (GFEBS) functional team, and other DoD entities to develop business process solutions for GFEBS.

Myrna also held a position of Financial Systems Analyst in the Financial Operations Directorate at the Installation Management Command (IMCOM), during which time she supported the GFEBS deployment across IMCOM. She also served as a Financial Systems Analyst at the Office of the Secretary of Defense Business Transformation Agency, Transformation, Priorities and Requirements-Financial Management division. 

Her Federal career began 21 years ago, when she was hired as the Cash Control Officer at the BENELUX Finance Office, 8th Finance Battalion, at the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers of Europe. 

She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University, and a Master in Business Administration from Cameron University.


NAVY – Ms. Veronica Trent

Ms. Veronica Trent
Ms. 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.

Prior to serving as a Financial Analyst at FSA, Ms. Trent held the position of a Senior Program Analyst at the Naval Sea Systems Command (PEO Ships/ AEGIS Program) for 18 years. She has received her certification in Department of Defense Acquisition Program as a Level III (the highest level) in the Business Cost Estimating and Financial Management career field.

She’s active with her local church and children’s school and has taken on the responsibility of mentorship with a Navy intern. Ms. Trent currently resides in Upper Marlboro, MD with her husband and two children.

AIR FORCE – Angela Flowers

MARINE CORPS – Sylvia Chapman



Mrs. Sylvia A. Chapman is the Head, Fiscal Officer for the Administration and Resource Management Division, Headquarters, United States Marine Corps in Washington, DC.  She received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration Management from Trinity University, and her Master of Arts Degree in Organization Management from Ashford University.  As Head, Fiscal Officer, Mrs. Chapman is in charge of the execution of resources for three Work Centers.  Under her stewardship she is responsible for the following aspects of financial management:  Budget Formulation and Execution, Resource Evaluation and Analysis, Managerial Accounting, HQMC Civilian Labor/Payroll, the Government Travel Credit Card Program, Defense Travel System (DTS and the Marine Corps Conference Package process.  Mrs. Chapman previous experience includes serving as the Deputy, Fiscal Officer for the Marine Corps National Capital Region Command. 


Prior to Mrs. Chapman accepting a position with the Marine Corps, she served the majority of her career as an employee with the Department of the Navy.  As a Department of the Navy employee, she served as a Senior Budget Analyst and a Program Specialist with the Bureau of Naval Personnel Command.  In the Senior Budget Analyst position, she was responsible for ensuring the planning, programming, budgeting and execution of the Chief of Naval Personnel financial resources.  As a Program Specialist, Mrs. Chapman served as the chief operations administrator responsible for the receipt of goods and services, execution of civilian payroll resources, employee development and equipment management.  Earlier in her career, she served as a Management Assistant responsible for the Office of Civilian Personnel Management Command, Office Automation Support Personnel.  It was at the Office of Civilian Personnel Management Command that she took an interest in leadership management and received her certification in the New Leaders Program.  Mrs. Chapman is currently a member of the American Society of Military Comptroller. 


Career Chronology:

-          Head, Fiscal Branch, Administration and Resource Management Division, HQMC, Washington, DC

-          Deputy, Fiscal Officer, Marine Corps National Capital Region Command, Arlington, VA

-          Senior Budget Analyst, Bureau of Naval Personnel Command, Arlington, VA

-          Program Analyst, Bureau of Naval Personnel Command, Arlington, VA

-          Head, Office Automation Support Personnel, Office of Civilian Personnel Management, Arlington, VA



-          Master of Arts, Organization Management, Ashford University, San Diego, CA

-          Bachelors of Science, Business Administration Management, Trinity University, Washington, DC


Job Related Training and Certification:

-          DoD Financial Management Certification Level 3

-          Navy Practical Comptroller Course, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA

-          New Leaders Program, Graduate School USA



-          American Society of Military Comptroller



-          Spirit of Service Certificate of Recognition





PMI Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), ScrumAlliance Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), certified Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt, and certified ITIL professional with experience designing business and cost-effective solutions for clients’ management challenges, building and fostering client relationships, and accomplishing the company and client’s mission and vision.  I have experience with acquisition program management, agile IT development, capture management, cost estimation, business process re-engineering, Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE), and oral/written capabilities briefings to federal agencies and private enterprises.

Currently, I work as a Project Manager for Definitive Logic supporting DHS Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution process. Previously, I worked at Dynamis, Deloitte, and BCP International supporting TSA, DOJ, and USCG through acquisition program management and research studies. 

Mr. Wayne Whiten


Mr. Wayne Whiten is an efficient and effective financial manager with 39 years of experience. He served 20 years on active duty in the U. S. Army. Currently, he is a Principal and Project Manager (PM) supporting numerous customers in the Department of Defense, other federal agencies and the Commercial sector. Mr. Whiten demonstrates rare abilities, skill sets, and attributes in logistics, finance, information technology, and manpower. He is a proven leader, Certified Defense Financial Manager with Acquisition Specialty (CDFM-A), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Internal Control Auditor (CICA), and registered/licensed Private Investigator (PI) who understands the significance of strategic planning, guidance, and implementation from the business, employee, customer, and strategic partner prospective. He is proficient and knowledgeable in business and employee ethics with extensive knowledge of Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution System (PPBES). Mr. Whiten articulates both the logistics and financial aspects of requisitioning, budgeting, formulating, allocating, funding, programming, and material return procedures from cradle to grave. He is the recipient of the 2011 ASMC Washington Chapter Distinguished Service Award and 2006 CALIBRE Distinguished Service Award. Mr. Whiten has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Master’s degree in Organizational Management. He is a member of: The American Society of Military Comptrollers; The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and is the past and present Registration Chair for the ASMC Washington Chapter National Capital Region Professional Development Institution.