Kristyn Jones

Director for Financial Information Management, Office of the Assistant Secretary, Department of the Army

Ms. Kristyn Jones serves as the Director of Financial Information Management. In this position, she advises, coordinates and directs actions to achieve financial business transformation Army-wide, capitalizing on on-going programs and projects, ensuring compatibility with and interoperability between Army financial systems and Defense systems, incorporating advances in Army information technology, communications, and Government processes and systems. She serves the Army Financial Management community as Chief Architect and Chief Information Officer.

Ms. Jones entered the Senior Executive Service in June 2008. Prior to her current role, Ms. Jones held a variety of positions in DOD and in industry. From June 2007 to 2008, Ms. Jones was assigned as the Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management and Comptroller) for Cost Culture Transformation. Her responsibilities included identifying and implementing initiatives impacting people, process, and technology that will enhance the Army's ability to manage costs and conduct more efficient and effective operations. Prior to this role, Ms. Jones was the Director of Enterprise Transition Planning at the DOD Business Transformation Agency (BTA). Earlier she served as a Financial Manager at the Office of Naval Research, where she was responsible for budget formulation and execution of over $2B in Research and Development funding annually. Previously, Ms. Jones held management positions at two Fortune Five Hundred companies, Capital One and Advanced Micro Devices. Ms. Jones also served as a Military Intelligence Officer in the US Army, where she held a variety of leadership positions.

Ms. Jones holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy and a Masters in Business Administration from George Mason University. She is a Certified Defense Financial Manager and a graduate of the Federal Executive Institute.

Ms. Jones has received numerous awards and recognitions, including the Army Achievement Medal for Civilian Service, Army Meritorious Service Medal, the Business Transformation Agency's Enterprise Excellence Award, two Office of the Secretary of Defense Comptroller Awards, winner of the Federal 100 Award, recognition as a "Rising Star" by Federal Computer Week, and an "E-Gov" award for Leadership in Enterprise Architecture from the E-Gov institute.

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Thursday, May 10, 2012

7:00 AM - 3:00 PM


The Willard InterContinental Hotel
1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC

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