Todd L. Schafer

Mr. Todd L. Schafer is currently serving as the Acting Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy, Installations and Environment) [ASN (EI&E)]. He reports directly to the Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) and is the SECNAV’s principal advisor on delivering Fleet readiness and combat lethality through modernized shore infrastructure as well as test and training ranges. He is also responsible to the SECNAV for the oversight and policy for Navy and Marine Corps facilities sustainment, restoration and modernization; military construction; acquisition, utilization and disposal of real property and facilities; environmental protection, planning, restoration and natural resources conservation; and safety and occupational health; and recurring, independent, objective, and timely reviews of the Department of the Navy’s Public Private Partnerships.

Mr. Schafer began his career in 1989 as an Air Force Financial Management (PALACE Acquire) intern. His 30-plus years of experience incorporate policy making, requirements generation, planning, programming, budgeting, cost estimating/analysis, accounting and finance, human resources, manpower, contracting, cybersecurity, communications and computers, full spectrum military operations, program and risk management, modeling and simulation and transformation. His civilian leadership service spans the departments of the Air Force, Army and Navy. Assignments have been at the base, program office, acquisition center, major command, unified combatant command, military department, joint and coalition levels.

Mr. Schafer successfully defended budgets to Congress and the Office of Management and Budget. He has significant acquisition exposure and training. He is a skilled orator before senior leadership and large audiences. He brings a unique joint operational perspective to all his assignments. He has devoted his career to continuous learning, innovation and taking care of people.

EDUCATION:
1989 Bachelor of Science in Business, Management Science, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio
1992 Master of Arts, Procurement and Acquisition Management, Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri
1996 Professional Military Comptrollers School, Maxwell AFB, Alabama
1997 Master of Business Administration, Troy State University, Montgomery, Alabama
1997 Air Command and Staff College, Air University, Maxwell AFB, Alabama
2001 Executive Leadership Development Program, Washington, District of Columbia
2007 Defense Leadership and Management Program Graduate, Washington, District of Columbia
2010 Joint Executive Management Course, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2018 Intermediate Flag and Executive Course, Naval War College, U.S. Navy, Leesburg, Virginia

CAREER CHRONOLOGY:
1989 - 1993, Budget Analyst, Budget Division, Financial Management and Comptroller Directorate, HQ Air Force Communications Command, Scott AFB, Illinois
1993 - 1995, Budget Analyst, Program Analysis and Financial Management Directorate, United States Transportation Command, Scott AFB, Illinois
1995 - 1996, Supervisory Budget Analyst, Financial Management Branch, 88th Communications Group, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
1996 - 1997, Student, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Alabama
1997 - 1999, Cost Analyst, Cost Division, Comptroller Directorate, Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
1999 - 2000, Chief, Program Control, C-5/KC-135 Development Systems Office, Mobility Systems Program Office, Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright- Patterson AFB, Ohio
2000 - 2003, Deputy Director, Home Office Division, Comptroller Directorate, Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
2003 - 2005, Director, Workforce Management, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Financial Management and Comptroller), Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia
2005 - 2007, Chief, Budget Operations Division, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Financial Management and Comptroller), Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia
2007 - 2008, Executive Director of Programs and Resources, United States Southern Command, Miami, Florida
2008 - 2012, Executive Director of Resources and Assessments, United States Southern Command, Miami, Florida
2012 - 2013, Director of Management and Control, Office of the Assistant Secretary of The Army (Financial Management and Comptroller), Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia
2013 - 2014, Executive Director for Resource Management and Procurement, Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan, International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Camp ISAF, Kabul, Afghanistan
2014 - 2020, Executive Director and Chief of Staff, United States Pacific Fleet, Joint Base Pearl Harbor - Hickam, Hawaii
2020 - 2021, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy, Installations and Environment), Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia
2021 - Present, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy, Installations and Environment), Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia

AWARDS AND HONORS:
1992 Secretary of Defense Medal for the Global War on Terrorism
1994 St. Louis Federal Executive Board’s Employee/Quality Improvement
1995 88th Communications Group Civilian Manager of the Quarter
1996 and 1998 Notable Achievement Awards
1997 Member ASC Technical Excellence Team of the Year
2014 NATO Non-Article 5 Medal
2014 Department of the Army Superior Civilian Service Award
2020 Department of the Navy Distinguished Civilian Service Award

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS:
American Society of Military Comptrollers|
Association of Government Accountants
Air Force Association
Senior Executives Association

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS:
Certified Defense Financial Manager-Acquisition
Certified Government Financial Manager
Certified Acquisition Professional, Level III, Business, Cost Estimating and Financial Management

Last Updated: 12 May 2021

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