Austin

Mr. Stephen D. Austin

Director, Resource Management/Material Core Enterprise, Army Reserve

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Stephen D. Austin was selected for the Senior Executive Service in June 2007. He became the Director, Resource Management, Material Core Enterprise (DRM/MCE) on 5 December, 2010.

Mr Austin is the United States Army Reserve Chief Financial Officer exercising fiduciary responsibilities including comptroller, budget execution and programming. As the DRM/MCE, he oversees the Chief of the Army Reserve's Title 10 responsibilities for three appropriations: Reserve Personnel Army (RPA), Operation and Maintenance Army Reserve (OMAR) and Military Construction Army Reserve (MCAR) affecting more than 205,000 soldiers in 1,500 units and over 1,000 facilities.
 
Prior to assuming his position in the Army Reserve, he was the Department of Commerce Director of Program Evaluation and Risk Management and Senior Advisor to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) / Assistant Secretary of Administration (ASA) with over 3.5 years in the Senior Executive Service. In this position, he advised the Department Deputy Secretary and CFO / ASA on financial, performance, management, and business process issues within the Department. He also led the Department Management Council, set up the first comprehensive Department-level Program Review process, and led the initial institution of a Balanced Scorecard management and performance system in the Department.

CAREER CHRONOLOGY:
*Mar 2010 – Dec 2010: Director, Program Evaluation and Risk Management and Senior Advisor to the Chief Financial Officer / Assistant Secretary for Administration, Department of Commerce, Washington DC
*Jun 2007 – Mar 2010: Director, Program Analysis and Evaluation, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Washington DC
*Aug 2006 – Jun 2007: Program Manager/Senior Analyst, SAIC, Washington DC
 *Jul 2003 – Aug 2006: Colonel, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Program Analysis and Evaluation, Pentagon, Washington DC
 
COLLEGE:
*Master of Science, National Resouce Policy, National   Defense University, Fort McNair Washington DC
*Master of Arts, National Security Policy and Strategy Studies, 1995. US Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island
*Master of Science, Civil Engineering, 1986. University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois.
*Bachelor of Science, Engineering, 1979. United States Military Academy, West Point, New York
 
CERTIFICATIONS: 
 Registered Professional Engineer, Virginia, 1984
 
AWARDS AND HONORS: 
 Defense Superior Service Medal and other awards and decorations
 Department of Commerce Certificate of Appreciation, July 2010
 
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS: 
 Army Engineer Association
 Senior Executives Association
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