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Matthew R. Beebe

Director, DLA Acquisition, J7

Mr. Matthew R. Beebe currently serves as Director of Acquisition (J7), Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, Va. DLA is the Defense Department’s combat support agency for worldwide logistics, and acquires food, medical materiel, uniforms, construction equipment, 98% of the Federal Government’s fuel, and the majority of spare parts for military weapons systems.  Mr. Beebe is the Agency’s Component Acquisition Executive and Senior Procurement Executive and in these roles is responsible for the development, application, and oversight of DLA acquisition policy, plans, programs, functional systems and operations for the annual Agency acquisition program exceeding $45 billion. As the Director of Acquisition, he oversees the Directorate as well as DLA Strategic Materials which administers the National Defense Stockpile for strategic and critical materials. He assumed his current role in July 2015.

Mr. Beebe has been a member of the Senior Executive Service since 2010 when he joined DLA as the Executive Director of the Joint Contingency Acquisition Support Office (JCASO). JCASO was established to orchestrate, synchronize and integrate program management of contingency acquisition across combatant commands and U.S. government agencies during pre-conflict operations, contingency operations and combat operations. Prior to JCASO, Mr. Beebe was a member of PMA Consultants, LLC, a program, project and construction management firm, where he established the new Washington, D.C. office and led business development efforts in the federal sector.

Mr. Beebe attended Clarkson College, Potsdam, N.Y., and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering. He was commissioned as an Ensign in the Navy Civil Engineer Corps in 1983. He completed his postgraduate education at the University of Illinois in 1989, where he received a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering.

Mr. Beebe retired from the Navy with the rank of Captain after 25 years of service. His service included tours in the Naval Construction Force with multiple deployments to the Middle East and East Asia and a combined 17 years of federal acquisition experience.

Mr. Beebe is a registered Professional Engineer, a certified Project Management Professional, a member of the Defense Acquisition Professional Community, and a graduate of the Carnegie Mellon University Program for Executives. In 2022, he was appointed by the President to the AbilityOne Commission, which oversees the AbilityOne Program, whose mission is to tap America’s underutilized workforce of individuals who are blind or have significant disabilities delivering high quality, mission-essential products and services to Federal agencies in quality employment opportunities.