News | July 1, 2022

Leadership Reflection: Roosevelt Terrell

DLA Disposition Services Central Region Area Manager

DS Central Area Manager
DLA Disposition Services Leadership Spotlight
Get to know DS Central Area Manager Roosevelt Terrell.
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Can you tell us about yourself?

I am currently serving as the Area Manager for DLA DS-Central, to include Disposition Services sites in Kuwait, Qatar, and Bahrain. I am also an environmental protection specialist.

How long have you worked for the government?

I have worked for the federal government for 19 years

How long have you worked for DLA Disposition Services?

I have worked for Disposition Services for 6 years

What is your best memory of working here? 

My best memory of DLA Disposition Services is all the great people I have worked with

What is the best piece of advice someone has given you?

The best piece of advice given to me has been "do not stop learning and growing as a person"

What kind(s) of training and education helps your work performance in your current role?

The best kind of training and education that helps my work performance in my current role is hands on training and education that provides me a clearer understanding of the tasks and missions assigned

Where do you see yourself five years from now?

Five years from now, I see myself continuing in a Disposition Services leadership role

What did you want to be when you grew up?

Growing up, I always had the thought of being an aircraft pilot

Who is your hero? 

I have 2 heroes - my dad and my son