Chief Operations Officer, Defense Contract Management Agency
Marie A. Greening is the Defense Contract Management Agency Chief Operations Officer. She is responsible for integrating 5 Operational commands and 9 Operational Units with the headquarters staff to ensure consistent, efficient and effective mission accomplishment that contributes to the military readiness of the United States and its allies.
Other previous DCMA assignments include leading the 9,000-person U.S.-based operation comprised of 3 primary regions and the 3,400 person Aeronautical Division. In these roles she oversaw contract administration, production surveillance, engineering services and quality assurance oversight at more than 6,380 contractor locations throughout United States. She also held the position of Operations Management and Customer Relations Director and was responsible for quality assurance, industrial analysis, earned value, engineering and supply chain integration policy, training and mission support tools.
Other executive assignments include: Program Manager of the $1.6 billion Navy/Marine Corps Intranet (the largest intranet in the world serving more than 650,000 users) and the overseas network, the One-Net Program; Naval Air Systems Command Product Support Department Head, where she was the Chief Logistician for all aircraft acquisition platforms, responsible for the sustainability of airframe, avionic and engine commodities; and, DCMA Contract Management Operations Deputy Executive Director.
Ms. Greening started her government service at the Naval Aviation Depot, Cherry Point, N.C., providing engineering support to six different aircraft overhaul lines. She transferred to the NAVAIR F/A-18 Program Office where she served, more than ten years in a number of capacities including Configuration and Depot Programs Coordinator, Lead Structural Engineer and Sustainment Lead for domestic and international programs. She later was NAVAIR’s first female civilian major program manager, procuring $300 million in new support equipment acquisitions per year and sustaining Naval Aviation's support inventory valued at more than $6 billion.
She holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Penn State University and a Masters of Engineering from North Carolina State University. Ms Greening is a graduate of the NAVAIR’s Senior Executive Management Development Program, the Defense Systems Management College’s Advanced and Executive Program Managers' Courses and the Federal Executive Institute. Her awards and recognitions include Meritorious, Superior and Distinguished Service Awards. She is a licensed private pilot. (Current as of January 2017)