Event Details

Thursday, May 24, 2018

DEFENSE: Breakfast briefing with The Honorable Kevin Fahey, Assistant Secretary for Acquisition, U.S. Department of Defense

Event Information

Date & time

Thursday, May 24, 2018
9:00 am - 10:30 am

Location

Washington, DC

Contact

Spencer Cresswell at +1-646-250-7012 or scresswell@bciu.org

Breakfast briefing with The Honorable Kevin Fahey, Assistant Secretary for Acquisition, U.S. Department of Defense

Hosting opportunities are available.

 

For more information, please contact Spencer Cresswell at scresswell@bciu.org or +1-646-250-7012.

 

Biographical Information

Kevin Fahey currently serves as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition (ASD(A)) at the U.S. Department of Defense. In this position, he advises the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (USD(A&S)), the Deputy Secretary of Defense, and the Secretary of Defense on matters relating to the Department of Defense Acquisition System, acquisition program management, and the development of strategic, space, intelligence, tactical warfare, command and control, and business systems.

Before assuming his position as ASD(A), Mr. Fahey was employed with Cypress International, Inc. as Vice President of Combat Vehicles and Armaments following a 34-year civil service career culminating with his retirement on December 1, 2015 from the Senior Executive Service.

Effective June 1, 2014, Mr. Fahey assumed the duties as the Executive Director, System of Systems Engineering and Integration Directorate at the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology. Mr. Fahey previously served as the Program Executive Officer for Combat Support and Combat Service Support, Program Executive Officer Ground Combat Systems, as well as the Deputy Program Executive Officer Ammunition, Senior Technical Executive for Close Combat Armament Systems, Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center, at Picatinny Arsenal, NJ.

After graduating college, Mr. Fahey attended the Quality and Reliability intern program at the Development and Readiness Command Intern Training Center at the Red River Army Depot in Texarkana, Texas. He entered the civil service in 1981.

Mr. Fahey received a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering/Operations Research from the University of Massachusetts.