President announces intent to nominate top AF finance manager position

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President Barack Obama announced Feb. 26 his intent to nominate Lisa S. Disbrow as the assistant secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management.

Disbrow is currently the Joint Staff’s J8 Directorate force structure resources and assessment vice director, a position she has held since 2009.

Prior to this job, Disbrow served as the force management principal deputy from 2007 to 2009. She has served in the J8 Directorate since 1995.

From 2006 to 2007, Disbrow was detailed to the National Security Council as the policy implementation and execution special advisor to the President's National Security Advisor. From 2003 to 2006, she served as the Joint Staff’s J8 Wargaming, Simulation and Analysis deputy director.

On active duty, Disbrow served in multiple capacities as an operational planner, electronic intelligence analyst and programming officer. Following active duty, she served in the National Reconnaissance Office as a senior systems engineer from 1992 to 1995.

Disbrow received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia, a Master of Arts from The George Washington University, and a Master of Arts from the National War College.

(Information courtesy of Air Force Public Affairs Agency)