HomeAbout UsBiographiesDisplay

DON H. KENDRICK

PRINT | E-MAIL

Don H. Kendrick, Civilian Senior Executive since 2010, is the Senior Financial Advisor for Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. In this position he leads the command’s financial systems development, business process integration, and Financial Improvement and Audit Remediation/Business Reform initiatives related to statutory requirements of the Chief Financial Officers Act, the Government Performance and Results Act, the Federal Financial Management Improvement Act and various National Defense Authorization acts.

Mr. Kendrick began his federal career in 1988 as a Palace Acquire intern in the Accounting and Finance Office at the Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards AFB, California. Throughout his career his positions have included financial management specialist, supervisory accountant and financial audit manager. He has also served as a financial program manager, audit office chief, resource management division chief and audit career field manager. His 30-year career has included 15-years each in Financial Management and internal audit positions of increasing responsibility across the Air Force and Department of Defense.

EDUCATION
1988 Bachelor of Science, Business Administration (Accountancy), California State University, Sacramento
1989 Accounting and Finance Officers School, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas.
1991 Comptroller Staff Officer School, Sheppard AFB, Texas
2003 Professional Military Comptroller School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2005 Masters of Business Administration (Management Information Technology), Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio
2008 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2009 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2009 Air Force Civilian Leadership, Federal Executive Institute, Charlottesville, Va.
2014 Certified Information Technology Professional, American Society of Certified Public Accountants, Durham, N.C.
2014 Leading for Organizational Impact-Through the Looking Glass, Center for Creative Learning, Baltimore

CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. August 1988 - August 1990, Palace Acquire Intern, Accounting and Finance Division, Comptroller Directorate, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.
2. August 1990 - August 1991, Chief, Materiel Branch, Accounting and Finance Division, Comptroller Directorate, AFFTC, Edwards AFB, Calif.
3. August 1991 - January 1993, Chief, Accounts Payable Branch, Accounting and Finance Division, Comptroller Directorate, AFFTC, Edwards AFB, Calif.
4. February 1993 - October 1993, Chief, Accounts Payable Division, Defense Accounting Office-Edwards, Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Edwards AFB, Calif.
5. October 1993 - March 1997, Auditor, Edwards Area Audit Office, Air Force Audit Agency, Edwards AFB, Calif.
6. March 1997 - December 2001, Audit Manager, Materiel Financial Management Division, Materiel and Systems Audits Directorate, AFAA, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
7. December 2001 - December 2002, Program Manager, Materiel Financial Management Division, Materiel and Systems Audits Directorate, AFAA, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
8. December 2002 - May 2003, Program Manager, Financial Management Division, Financial and Systems Audits Directorate, AFAA, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
9. May 2003 - January 2006, Office Chief, Wright-Patterson Area Audit Office, Acquisition and Logistics Audits Region, AFAA, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
10. January 2006 - July 2008, Chief, Resource Management Division & Audit Career Field Manager, Operations Directorate, Headquarters AFAA (Secretary of the Air Force/Auditor General (SAF/AG)), Arlington, Va.
11. July 2008 - March 2010, Associate Director, Weapon System Maintenance & Security Assistance, Acquisition and Logistics Audits Directorate, AFAA, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
12. March 2010 - present, Senior Financial Advisor, Directorate of Financial Management and Comptroller, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Presidential Rank Award, Meritorious Senior Professional
Meritorious Civilian Service Award
SAF/FM Special Acts and Services Award
AFMC Robert D. Stuart Award for Excellence in FM

CERTIFICATIONS
Certified Public Accountant
Certified Internal Auditor
DoD Financial Management Certification, Level III
DAWIA Financial Management, Level III
DAWIA Program Management, Level I

(Current as of April 2019)

Engage

Facebook Twitter
RT @AusAirForce: Friends in high places... literally! Glad to continue the strong cooperation & mateship with @usairforce 🇦🇺🇺🇸 #AusAirForce
#Congrats to the #USAF 2019 Secretary of Defense Environmental Award winners! https://t.co/5j07VznEsc
RT @DeptofDefense: For 41 years, the Global Positioning System has helped us find our way in the world. It’s a system that our modern way o…
#DYK: In 2015 the worldwide C-17 fleet reached 3 million flying hours. The equivalent of flying around the #Earth 5… https://t.co/U01R6Y1gPe
#USAF and @Nationals partner up to teach 40 new commanders and their spouses leadership techniques.… https://t.co/doApMhiIWX
#Airmen & #Soldiers in #Kuwait teamed up to train military working dog handlers on decontamination of their K9s in… https://t.co/QtlvQGUgyF
.@179AW #Airmen know the hardest part isn't the jump, it's the preparation for the heavy drop beforehand. https://t.co/WMV2fBXN2x
.@HQUSAFEPA #Airmen combined their capabilities to provide disaster relief to those affected by #CycloneIdai, deliv… https://t.co/kzkdQA8TOS
The results are in as #USAF announces findings from a year-long review on electronic warfare. Read on for more on t… https://t.co/wAEDCRjj5L
Congratulations to the Lance P. Sijan Leadership Award recipients! Named in honor of the first @AF_Academy graduate… https://t.co/fiOTVLfrpD
RT @SecAFOfficial: Our military must have the ability to see what is going on around the world, quickly and without interruption...and this…
#USAF #Airmen and firefighters from five #CentralAmerican countries develop bonds with team-building training durin… https://t.co/An5wJIt0B6
#Brrrt! Check out this video of our hawgs training in the Philippines. #Warthog #Pilsung https://t.co/cL8E1oE5Ob
RT @SecAFOfficial: Today, the family & friends of Lt. Col. Richard "Dick" Cole celebrated his legendary life. Dick and the rest of the Dool…
On the 77th anniversary of the #DoolitlleRaid, #USAF leaders, #Airmen, and the family and friends of Lt. Col. Richa… https://t.co/RE4wWGQe4t
.@GenDaveGoldfein to the family of Lt. Col. Richard "Dick" Cole: Your father and grandfather was larger than life. https://t.co/5QnT5IufeN
.@SecAFOfficial pays tribute to the #DoolittleRaiders during the Celebration of Life Ceremony for Lt. Col. Richard… https://t.co/4jlAYfqdCa
The first to take-off from the U.S.S. Hornet on April 18, 1942, is the last to land. We celebrate the memory of… https://t.co/WbkKxHSIY1
RT @PDShinkman: .@GenDaveGoldfein @SecAFOfficial greeting family and friends of Lt. Col. Dick Cole, the last Doolittle Raider who passed aw…
RT @GenDaveGoldfein: Join me today as "big blue" gathers with family & friends to celebrate one of the rare giants of the #GreatestGenerati