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SHON J. MANASCO

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Shon J. Manasco is the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia. Appointed by President Donald J. Trump and confirmed by the U.S. Senate, in this capacity he is responsible for the supervision of manpower, military and civilian personnel, Reserve component affairs, and readiness support for the Department of the Air Force.

Prior to his confirmation, Mr. Manasco was the co–founder of a product design and engineering startup after having served as Executive Vice President at one of America's leading financial services companies.

Throughout his career in the private sector, Mr. Manasco has held executive leadership roles in the retail and investment banking, insurance, and energy industries. He has led global teams across functional areas that include technology, digital design, cyber-security, corporate development, sales and service and human resources.

Mr. Manasco is a U.S. Army veteran who held command and staff roles at Fort Bragg, North Carolina before becoming the director of finance for the Office of Military Support, Washington, D.C. While in uniform, he held numerous staff and leadership positions supporting worldwide operational activities for Joint Special Operations Forces.

Mr. Manasco holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Southern Methodist University.

EDUCATION
1992 Bachelor of Science degree in systems engineering and management, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.
2000 Master of Business Administration in finance, Southern Methodist University, Dallas

CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1993, chief disbursing officer, 126th Finance Battalion, Fort Bragg, N.C.
1994 - 1995, commander, B Detachment, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.
1995 - 1997, finance officer, Office of Military Support, Washington, D.C.
1997 - 2008, senior vice president, Bank of America Corporation, Dallas; Charlotte, N.C.; New York
2008 - 2010, senior vice president, chief human resources and shared services officer, Constellation Energy, Baltimore, Md.
2011, executive vice president, chief human resources officer, United Services Automobile Association, San Antonio
2012 - 2013, executive vice president, chief administrative officer, United Services Automobile Association, San Antonio
2014 - 2015, executive vice president, Member Experience (Sales and Service), United Services Automobile Association, San Antonio
2015 - 2016, chief administrative officer, United Services Automobile Association, San Antonio
2017, co-founder, Innovative Breakthroughs, LLC, San Antonio

AWARDS AND HONORS
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Army Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Army Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Army Superior Unit Award
National Defense Service Medal
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal
Senior Parachutist Badge
Air Assault Badge
Army Lapel Button
Emmett J. Bean Award Recipient

MILITARY EDUCATION
DoD High Risk Survival Course (Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape)
Finance and Accounting Officer Advanced Course
Planning / Programming / Budgeting System Course
Jumpmaster Course
Airborne Course
Finance Officer Basic Course
Master Fitness Training Course

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS

Haven for Hope (past trustee), San Antonio
McNay Art Museum (past trustee), San Antonio

(Current as of December 2017)

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