John A. "Art" Hagler

Chief Financial Officer, DLA Finance, J8

Mr. Art Hagler is the Chief Financial Officer for the Defense Logistics Agency. He assumed his current position in 2019. The Defense Logistics Agency, headquartered at Fort Belvoir, Va., provides logistics, acquisition, and technical services to the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and other federal agencies, including logistics information, material management, procurement, warehousing and distribution of spare parts, food, clothing, medical supplies, fuel, reutilization of surplus military materiel and document automation and production. Approximately 26,000 civilian and military personnel perform this worldwide mission with an annual budget of $35 billion.

Mr. Hagler was selected to the Senior Executive Service in June, 2010. Most recently he served in the Army G-4 as the Director of Resource Management, where primary responsibilities included leading all aspects of the PPBE process for Army sustainment programs. He served as the Sustaining Program Evaluation Group Manager, responsible for review and submission of the Program Objective Memorandum. He also provided oversight and control over funds dedicated to the support of the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4 and the Logistics Enterprise Support Agency.

Prior to joining the Army G-4, Mr. Hagler served in two senior level positions in the Army Budget Office as Director of Military Personnel & Facilities, and prior to that as Director of Business Resources in charge of the Army Working Capital Fund. While most of his career was spent in various assignments in the Army Budget Office, he also served in resource management positions within the U.S. Army Installation Management Command and the U.S. Army Materiel Command. He entered federal service through the Presidential Management Intern Program, now known as the Presidential Fellows Program.

Mr. Hagler holds an MS in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College, an MPA from North Carolina State University, and a BA in Politics from Wake Forest University.