Jeffery Orner - CAO USCG
...Jeffery Orner - USCG
...Jeffery OrnerJeffery Orner
is the Coast Guard's
Deputy Assistant Commandant for Engineering and Logistics
.He has served in this position since November 2005.Mr. Orner has been a member of the Senior Executive Service since July 1999.He
provides executive leadership of the Coast Guard's
engineering and logistics programs and workforce (Naval, Civil, Aeronautical and Industrial), maintaining the Coast Guard's
$25 billion capital plant consisting of 230 ships, 1,800 boats, 200 aircraft and 23,000 facilities.The CG-4
team is responsible to maintain affordable readiness for the Coast Guard
, through innovative and disciplined approaches to logistics, engineering and industrial processes.He is also the Coast Guard's Chief Administrative Officer.Mr. Orner was the Executive Director of the Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) from 2001 to 2005.As the Command's number two official, Mr. Orner led a worldwide work force of over 24,000 military and civilian personnel; he oversaw $10 billion in annual spending; and was NAVSUP's acquisition executive.He managed the Navy's supply chain operations while leading an enterprise-wide business transformation.Mr. Orner also led the Navy's logistics community.From 1998 to 2001, Mr. Orner was the Assistant Deputy Commander, Fleet Logistic Support at the Naval Sea Systems Command.
As NAVSEA's senior logistician, he
was responsible for fleet support and acquisition logistics, including all processes, products and services necessary to achieve and sustain affordable readiness for all ships and ship systems, Navy-wide.He
led NAVSEA's efforts to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Fleet customer support, and led the team that developed the Distance Support program.The Naval Sea Logistics Center
, a logistics and information technology center of excellence, reported to him.From 1993 to 1998, he was an Assistant Program Executive Officer for Mine Warfare, where he led a nationwide team working on life-cycle cost reduction initiatives, fleet readiness improvement efforts, and the establishment of disciplined configuration management processes for 25 system acquisition and shipbuilding programs and over 70 in-service systems used on ships, aircraft and by Explosive Ordinance Disposal teams.Mr. Orner was the Configuration Management and Logistic Support Branch Head in the NAVSEA Surface Combatant Ship Program Office from 1988 to 1993.
led a team that managed the readiness, configuration management, maintenance and support of all non-AEGIS surface combatant ships in all life cycle phases, including shipbuilding, major modernization, and in-service support.The Department of the Navy hired Mr. Orner in 1982 as a graduate cooperative education student.When he graduated from that program, NAVSEA selected him into their Fleet Logistic Support Directorate, where he worked on business process improvement efforts, including configuration management, the Fleet Modernization Program and related educational efforts.A native of Ebensburg , PA , Mr. Orner holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Wittenberg University in Springfield , Ohio , and a Master of Science Degree from the Kogod School of Business at The American University in Washington , D.C.He is a member of the Acquisition Professional Corps, certified in Program Management and in Life Cycle Logistics.Mr. Orner
has received both the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Medal and the Navy Superior Civilian Service Medal.In 1996 Mr. Orner
was the first winner of the Admiral Stan Arthur Award for Logistics Excellence (CNO Logistician of the Year Award) and the NAVSEA
Logistician of the Year award.In 2004 the NAVSUP civilian and military team w as awarded a Meritorious Unit Commendation in recognition of the Command's
business transformation and its superior mission performance.Mr. Orner was awarded the Presidential Rank Award of Meritorious Executive by the President of the United States in 2005.