Alexandria, VA – October 2016 - Vintun LLC, a provider of information management, program support and technology solutions to the federal marketplace is pleased to announce that David “Dave” Baucom has joined our firm as a Senior Director of our supply chain consulting group. In this capacity, Dave will work with our client base to provide strategic direction and solutions that improve the business operations of the Federal Government.
Dave served more than 34 years as a US Navy Supply Corps officer culminating in the rank of Rear Admiral. He has vast experience in all facets of global supply chain, acquisition and transportation leadership. His flag officer assignments included director, Navy logistics strategy on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations; director, strategy, capabilities, policy and logistics at US Transportation Command; commander, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Troop Support; director of the US Central Command Deployment and Distribution Operations Center, Kuwait, supporting Operation Enduring Freedom; deputy assistant secretary of the Navy (Acquisition and Logistics Management) providing policy and oversight to all Navy and Marine Corps contracting and logistics; and assistant deputy chief of staff for fleet readiness and training/the fleet supply officer at US Fleet Forces Command.
He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Auburn University and Masters of Science degrees in Acquisition and Contract Management from the Naval Postgraduate School and in National Security and Resources Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces at the National Defense University – today known as the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy.
He is a graduate of the University of Virginia, Darden Graduate School of Business Administration and the University of North Carolina, Kenan-Flagler Business School Executive Education Programs. He is a certified level III acquisition professional in the contracting career field, a certified lifetime professional contracts manager in the National Contract Management Association; and a graduate of the Senior Acquisition Course at the National Defense University.
He has extensive experience with contracting, acquisition planning, financial management, logistics supply chain and leading personnel within large organizations. Aside from several key leadership positions afloat, his shore duty assignments include commanding officer, Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Norfolk; the first deputy chief of staff for logistics at the Headquarters, Supreme Allied Command Transformation; the Joint Staff, director for logistics (J4), the Pentagon where he drafted and coordinated with the services and agencies the very first doctrine for accounting for contractor personnel in the Theater of Operations; at the Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Yokosuka, Japan; and as a White House Military Aide to President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan.
“Dave’s experience offers tremendous capability as we work with our clients to improve data management and information systems within federal organizations, especially with regards to supply chain logistics and acquisition and contracting processes,” said Greg Early, President, Vintun LLC.
About Vintun LLC
Vintun is a leading provider of solutions that optimize the use of information within an organization and enables organizations to improve efficiency. Vintun focuses on supply chain, maintenance, procurement, financial, facilities and information technology organizations that are seeking to improve process, implement technical solutions or measure their delivery value. Vintun is currently serving and has served customers across the federal government including: Defense Logistics Agency, Naval Sea Systems Command, Secretary of the Navy, Defense Intelligence Agency, Department of the Army, and the Program Executive Office, Soldier.