Brad Bunn, appointed to the Senior Executive Service in 2003, serves as the Vice Director of the Defense Logistics Agency, located at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. The agency is the Defense Department’s combat support agency for worldwide logistics, and provides food, medical materiel, uniforms and construction equipment, 98% of the Defense Department’s fuel, and the majority of spare parts for military weapons systems. DLA also supports foreign military sales and a myriad of “whole of government” customers in humanitarian/assistance, disaster response and recovery, and other logistics support.
Mr. Bunn was appointed as the DLA Vice Director in March 2021, and is the senior civilian in the agency, supporting the DLA Director by providing executive management, oversight, and leadership over agency organizations, operations, resources, and people.
Mr. Bunn began his federal career in 1991 as a civilian with the Department of the Navy and has been with DLA since October 2009 when he assumed the role of Director of DLA Human Resources. Serving as the Director of Human Resources, Mr. Bunn led a team of approximately 800 human resources, training, and administrative professionals providing human resources support to approximately 27,000 DLA civilian and military employees, and nearly 40,000 civilian employees in other Defense organizations receiving human resources shared services from DLA.
Prior to his DLA assignments, Mr. Bunn served in various roles with the Office of the Secretary of Defense, including the Program Executive Officer for the National Security Personnel System, and the Director of the Defense Civilian Personnel Management Service (now the Defense Civilian Personnel Advisory Service), a Defense Department field activity reporting to the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness. He oversaw and managed Defense Department enterprise civilian human resources programs and information systems.
Mr. Bunn has received the Presidential Rank Award for Meritorious Executive, the DLA Exceptional Civilian Service Award, the Department of the Navy Distinguished Public Service Award, the CPMS Exceptional Civilian Service Award, the Department of Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award, and the Roger W. Jones Award for Executive Leadership from American University.
Mr. Bunn was born and raised in Northern Virginia, and holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the College of William and Mary, located in Williamsburg, Virginia.