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PAMELA C. SCHWENKE

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Pamela C. Schwenke, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is 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. Ms. Schwenke is responsible for directing the Air Force cost and economic analysis programs. She is also the Executive Director of the Air Force Cost Analysis Agency, Chair of the
Air Force Cost Analysis Improvement Group and serves as the Chair of the Investment Subcommittee of the Air Force Personnel Centers Board of Directors.

Ms. Schwenke, an Alabama native, entered government service with the Air Force in 1981 as a systems accountant at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Her experience spans various appropriations and functional areas, including contracting, budget, programs, and cost. She was appointed to Senior Executive Service in January 2009, and assumed her current position in January 2017.

EDUCATION
1979 Bachelor of Science degree in accounting, Auburn University, Ala.
1990 Master of Business Administration degree in finance, California State University, Long Beach
2004 Master of Science degree in national resource strategy, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.

CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1.  February 1981 - September 1984, accountant, Headquarters Western Space and Missile Center, Vandenberg AFB, Calif.
2.  September 1984 - October 1986, contract price analyst, Air Force Plant Representative Office, Hughes
Aircraft Co., El Segundo, Calif.
3.  October 1986 - July 1987, administrative contracting officer, Air Force Plant Representative Office, Hughes Aircraft Co., El Segundo, Calif.
4.  July 1987 - February 1992, contract price analyst, Headquarters Space and Missile Systems Center, Los
Angeles, Calif.
5.  February 1992 - December 1993, contracting officer, Headquarters Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles, Calif.
6.  December 1993 - October 1996, procurement analyst, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Contracting, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Washington, D.C.
7.  October 1996 - January 1997, contracting officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Office of
Special Projects, National Reconnaissance Office, Chantilly, Va.
8.  January 1997 - November 2000, Deputy Director Contracting, Joint Strike Fighter, Washington, D.C.
9.  November 2000 - December 2001, Deputy Associate Director for General Services, Office of
Administration, Executive Office of the President, Washington, D.C. 
10. December 2001 - August 2003, Deputy, later Chief, Contracting Operations, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Contracting, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Washington, D.C.
11. August 2003 - June 2004, student, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
12. June 2004 - August 2006, procurement analyst, Secretary of the Air Force, Acquisition Center of
Excellence, Washington, D.C.
13. August 2006 - March 2008, Director of Contracts, Space Radar, Chantilly, Va.
14. March 2008 - January 2009, budget analyst, Secretary of the Air Force (Financial Management and
Budget), Washington, D.C.
15. January 2009 - August 2011, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Contracting, Office of the
Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Washington, D.C.
16. August 2011 – July 2015, Director, Budget Investment Deputy Assistant Secretary (Budget), Office of the
Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, Washington, D.C.
17. August 2015 – January 2017, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Programs, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Programs, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, Washington, D.C.
18. January 2017 – Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cost and Economics, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, Washington, D.C.

(Current as of April 2017)

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