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RANAE P. WOODS

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Ranae P. Woods, a Senior Level executive, is the Technical Director for Cost and Economic Analysis Research, Air Force Cost Analysis Agency, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cost and Economics, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, Washington, D.C.

Mrs. Woods began her career as a cost analyst and industrial engineer in the Navy Cost Analysis Intern Program for the Naval Center for Cost Analysis where she supported the development of cost estimates for a wide variety of Navy weapon systems. Since 1993, she has held a wide variety of cost analysis positions within the Air Force as well as a career broadening position within the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Strategic Plans and Programs.

EDUCATION
1988 Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
1995 Master of Business Administration degree, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Falls Church
2005 Master's degree in national resource strategy, Industrial College of the Armed Services, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.

CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. 1988 - 1990, industrial engineer, Missile Division, Naval Center for Cost Analysis, Washington, D.C.
2. 1990 - 1992, industrial engineer, Aircraft Division, Naval Center for Cost Analysis, Washington, D.C.
3. 1992 - 1993, operations research analyst, Aircraft Division, Naval Center for Cost Analysis, Washington, D.C.
4. 1993 - 1995, cost analyst, Space Division, Air Force Cost Analysis Agency, Arlington, Va.
5. 1995 - 1996, acting Chief, Automated Information Systems Division, Air Force Cost Analysis Agency, Arlington, Va.
6. 1996 - 1997, Chief, Technical Support Division, Air Force Cost Analysis Agency, Arlington, Va.
7. 1997 - 1998, Chief, Aircraft and Weapons Systems Division, Air Force Cost Analysis Agency, Arlington, Va.
8. 1998 - 2000, Chief, Weapons Systems Branch, Air Force Cost Analysis Agency, Arlington, Va.
9. 2000 - 2004, Chief, Aircraft and Weapon Systems Division, Air Force Cost Analysis Agency, Arlington, Va.
10. 2004 - 2005, student, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
11. 2005 - 2006, Deputy Chief, Programming and Implementation Division, Directorate of Total Force Implementation, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Strategic Plans and Programs, Washington, D.C.
12. 2006 - 2009, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cost and Economics, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, Washington, D.C.
13. 2009 - present, Technical Director for Cost and Economic Analysis Research, Air Force Cost Analysis Agency, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cost and Economics, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, Washington, D.C.

AWARDS AND HONORS
2006 and 2008 Meritorious Civilian Service Award

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS
Certified Acquisition Professional and Senior Acquisition Course, Level III

(Current as of April 2010)

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