Mentoring Moments" is a mentorship web series hosted by Ms. Lisa P. Smith, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Product Support. Each webinar will focus on different areas of career development and talent management featuring special guest panelists. Join us to hear mentoring tips and ask questions to Department of Defense leadership!
Ms. Lisa P. Smith, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Product Support, will chair a joint panel of Senior Executive Service (SES) members. This webinar will highlight various career paths taken by SES panel members to achieve executive level success. SES panel members will discuss their own experiences within their respective career field and offer advice to those aspiring to become an SES member. Join us for this webinar to determine if becoming an SES member is right for you!"
Ms. Lisa P. Smith, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, OSD
Ms. Lisa P. Smith, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Product Support and serves as the principal advisor to the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) leadership on policies, procedures, and actions related to the readiness and sustainability of major weapon systems. She is responsible for the development and implementation of acquisition and sustainment strategies and processes providing the Warfighter with cost-effective weapon system readiness across the life cycle. In addition, Ms. Smith coordinates and synchronizes ASD(S) international and partner engagements. She also manages the logistics and acquisition workforce for the Department of Defense. She assumed her current position in April 2021.Speakers:Dr. Susan Goodfellow, Assistant Deputy Chief of Naval Operations Fleet Readiness and Logistics Chief of Naval Operations
Susan T. Goodfellow entered the Senior Executive Service in November 2016. In this role, she is the senior civilian overseeing an annual budget of roughly $15 Billion and a portfolio that spans responsibility for the resourcing and readiness of the Navy’s Installations and Logistics capabilities, to include infrastructure, utilities, base operating support, Morale, Welfare and Recreation programs, Naval Exchanges, Supply Chain services and systems, Expeditionary Medicine, Service-wide Transportation, Strategic Sealift and Combat Logistics Force, and Environmental Regulatory and Compliance programs.
Mrs. Deline Reardon, Assistant Deputy Commandant of the Marine Corps, Installations and Logistics, Installations And Logistics, U.S. Marines
Mrs. Dee Reardon is the Assistant Deputy Commandant of the Marine Corps for Installations & Logistics. Mrs. Reardon serves as the principal deputy and technical assistant to the Deputy Commandant for Installations and Logistics, responsible for providing long-range continuity to the department's policy, direction and performance oversight for all installations and logistics functions at USMC bases and stations throughout the world and for the operating forces across the U.S. Marine Corps. Prior to assuming her current position, Mrs. Reardon served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Logistics and principal advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment.Mr. Anthony Baity, Director of Resource Integration, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Engineering, and Force Protection, Headquarters U.S. Air Force
Anthony R. Baity, a member of the Senior Executive Service, serves as the Director of Resource Integration, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Engineering, and Force Protection, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Arlington, Virginia. He is responsible for the planning, programming and budgeting of weapons systems sustainment, equipment and logistics, and installation resource requirements. As part of the AirForce corporate structure, Mr. Baity monitors performance of operations and maintenance, working capital funds and investment programs, participates in program and financial review groups, and advocates for financial adjustments to optimize force readiness. He oversees preparation and defense of these Air Force programs for the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Office of Management and Budget, and Congress. He is also responsible for enterprise-wide logistics technology vision, strategy, advocacy and policy, and oversees logistics transformation, agile planning and technology insertion, development and implementation of innovative logistics concepts and capabilities.