Mr. Matthew R. Beebe currently serves as Director of Acquisition (J-7), Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, Va., including responsibilities as Component Acquisition Executive and Senior Procurement Executive. In this capacity, he 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 $35 billion.
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.
Mr. Beebe attended Clarkson College, Potsdam, N.Y., from which he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering in 1983 and was commissioned as an Ensign in the Navy Civil Engineer Corps later that year. 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 in 2007 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, a combined 17 years of federal acquisition experience and three Washington, D.C. tours. Following his military service, Matthew joined PMA Consultants, LLC, a program, and project and construction management firm, to establish their new Washington, D.C. office and lead their business development efforts in the federal sector.
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. He is a recipient of the Exceptional Civilian Service Award and his military decorations include Seabee Combat Warfare Officer, Legion of Merit (two awards), Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), and Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards).