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ANTHONY J. BAUMANN

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Anthony J. (Tony) Baumann, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Director of Contracting, Air Force Sustainment Center, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, and is responsible for oversight of contracting operations at Tinker AFB, Hill AFB, Utah and Robins AFB, Georgia. He was previously the Director of Contracting, Air Force Sustainment Center, Robins AFB.

He implements and interprets policy, establishes contracting processes, and furnishes guidance and assistance in all phases of contracting for systems sustainment, research and development, services, materiel, supplies, and support equipment for the three locations’ mission areas. Mr. Baumann was born in Macon, Georgia. Following his completion of college studies in 1983, he entered Federal service as a contracting intern at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. While at Robins AFB, he served in various positions as a contract specialist and contract price/cost analyst, followed by positions in production management and program management. Mr. Baumann returned to the contracting community in 1994 as a staff analyst at Headquarters, Air Force Materiel Command, and later as a contract specialist at the Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.

In July 1999, Mr. Baumann moved to Washington, D.C. to join the Executive Office of the President as a procurement policy analyst. He later served as the Chief Contracting Officer of the Federal Bureau of Investigations. In 2007, he returned to the Defense Department to serve the U.S. Army in Europe as the Deputy Director of the Army’s 409th Contracting Support Brigade. Mr. Baumann was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in February 2013, as the Director of Contracting at Robins AFB.

EDUCATION
1983 Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and political science, West Georgia College, Carrolton 
1991 Master of Science in Administration degree in logistics management, Georgia College, Milledgeville

CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. November 1983 – July 1987, contract specialist, Weapon Systems and Major Equipment Division, Contracting Directorate, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins AFB, Ga.
2. July 1987 – October 1990, contract price/cost analyst, Pricing Division, Contracting Directorate, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins AFB, Ga.
3. October 1990 – July 1992, contract price/cost analyst, Vehicle Management Directorate, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins AFB, Ga.
4. July 1992 – November 1993, supervisory production management specialist, Vehicle Management Directorate, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins AFB, Ga.
5. November 1993 – March 1994, program manager, Vehicle Management Directorate, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins AFB, Ga.
6. March 1994 – April 1996, contract price/cost analyst, Pricing Division, Contracting Directorate, Air Force Materiel Command Headquarters, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
7. April 1996 – November 1998, procurement analyst, Contracting Data Systems Division, Contracting Directorate, Air Force Materiel Command Headquarters, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
8. November 1998 – July 1999, contract specialist, Reconnaissance Systems Program Office, Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
9. July 1999 – November 2002, procurement policy analyst, Office of Federal Procurement Policy, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, D.C. 
10. December 2002 – March 2007, Chief Contracting Officer, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
11. April 2007 – February 2013, Deputy Director, 409th Contracting Support Brigade, Expeditionary Contracting Command, U.S. Army, Kaiserslautern, Germany
12. February 2013 – February 2017, Director of Contracting, Air Force Sustainment Center, Robins AFB, Ga.
13. February 2017 – Present, Director of Contracting, Air Force Sustainment Center, Tinker AFB, Okla.

AWARDS AND HONORS
1989 Warner Robins Air Logistics Center Contracting Employee of the Year
1998 Blanche Witte Award, National Contract Management Association 
2013 Department of the Army Superior Civilian Service Award

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS
Contracting, Level III, APDP
Program Management, Level I, APDP
Acquisition Logistics, Level I, APDP
Advanced Professional Designation in Logistics Management, AFIT/SOLE

(Current as of April 2017)

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