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JAY H. JORDAN

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Jay H. Jordan, a member of the Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service, is the Deputy Director, Cost Analysis Improvement Group, National Reconnaissance Office, Chantilly, Va. With the director, he is responsible for overseeing the development of independent life cycle cost estimates and the implementation of Earned Value Analysis techniques for all major NRO programs. Mr. Jordan also leads the development of the NRO's cost and technical database and directs the enhancement of cost analytical methods, coordinating NRO efforts with other government and industry cost analytical organizations.

Mr. Jordan began his career as an analyst in the Cost Analysis Division, Naval Air Systems Command, Washington, D.C., where he supported the development of cost estimates for experimental and notional weapons systems. He has been employed by the Air Force since 1990 and has held a variety of positions in cost analysis and financial management. Prior to his current assignment, Mr. Jordan served as the Technical Director for the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cost and Economics, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, Washington, D.C. He was responsible for the quality of all Air Force cost and economic analyses reviewed by Headquarters Air Staff to support major resource allocation decisions.

EDUCATION
1980 Bachelor of Arts degree in biology, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pa.
1982 Master of Science degree in resource management and policy (biostatistics), State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse
1998 Master of Arts degree in national resource strategy, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.

CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. 1984 - 1990, operations research analyst, Cost Analysis Division, Naval Air Systems Command, Washington, D.C.
2. 1990 - 1992, Chief, Airframe and Tactical Missile Branch, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Cost and Economics, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, Washington, D.C.
3. 1992 - 1996, Chief, Aircraft Programs Division, Air Force Cost Analysis Agency, Arlington, Va.
4. 1996 - 1998, Director, Aircraft and Missiles and Munitions Division, Air Force Cost Analysis Agency, Arlington, Va.
5. 1998 - 2000, Chief, Aircraft and Weapons Division, Air Force Cost Analysis Agency, Arlington, Va.
6. 2000 - 2002, Technical Director, Air Force Cost Analysis Agency, Arlington, Va.
7. 2002 - 2009, Technical Director, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cost and Economics, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, Washington, D.C.
8. 2009 - present, Deputy Director, Cost Analysis Improvement Group, National Reconnaissance Office, Chantilly, Va.

AWARDS AND HONORS
1994 Cost Analysis Agency Employee of the Year
2001 Air Force Financial Management Special Acts and Services Award
2005 and 2008 Meritorious Civilian Service Award
2008 Meritorious Senior Professional Presidential Rank Award

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Air Force Board for the Correction of Military Records

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS
Financial Management Professional Development Program, Level III
Financial Management and Comptroller,  Level III, Acquisition Development Professional Program

(Current as of September 2009)

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