Mr. Stephen G. Barth

DASA, Cost and Economics

Mr. Barth was selected to the Senior Executive Service in December 2010. As Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Cost and Economics, Mr. Barth is responsible for Army policy and technical direction of all cost and economic activities. He delivers the Army's independent cost estimates for weapons & information systems; manages the development of Army cost positions on all systems reviewed by the Army Cost Review Board; and directs cost analyses dealing with force structure, personnel - military, civilian, and contract labor, base operations, and weapons & information systems operation and support. Mr. Barth supports the Army’s Programming and Budgeting processes with cost and economic analysis. He also directs the Army’s cost management and performance management activities for internal and external reporting. He manages the Army wide cost research program to deliver cost tools, databases, and models throughout the Army. Mr. Barth deployed to Afghanistan for one year (Dec 2015-16) serving as the Director of Essential Function 1 (Resource, Procurement, and Contracting) senior advisor to the Afghan Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Interior and Ministry of Finance.

Career Chronology
  • Dec 2015 – Dec 2016: Detailed as Director, Resource Management, Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan
  • Dec 2010 – Feb 2012: Director, Programs and Strategy, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Army (Cost & Economics), Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management and Comptroller), Washington, DC
  • Jul 2003 – Dec 2010: Chief, Cost and Performance Management Division, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Army (Cost & Economics), Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management and Comptroller), Washington, DC
  • Jan 2000 – Jun 2003: Chief, Forces, Operations and Installations Division, Army Cost and Economic Analysis Center, Washington, DC
  • Oct 1996 – Dec 1999: Operations Research Analyst, Team Lead Installation Costing, Forces and Operations Division, Army Cost and Economic Analysis Center, Washington, DC
  • Aug 1995 – Oct 1996: Operations Research Analyst, Weapons System Costing Division, Army Cost and Economic Analysis Center, Washington, DC
  • Jun 1994 – Aug 1995: Student, Army Comptrollership Program, Syracuse University, NY
  • May 1991 – May 1994: Operations Research Analyst, Cost Analysis Directorate, US Army Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, AL
  • Oct 1988 – May 1991: Operations Research Analyst – Intern, NAVAIR Cost Analysis Directorate, Naval Air Systems Command, Washington, DC

College
  • MBA, Management, Syracuse University
  • BBA, Marketing, Texas State University

Significant Training
  • DoD Financial Management Certification Level III
  • Acquisition Certification: Business Cost Estimating Level III and Business Financial Management Level III
  • Army Comptrollership Program
  • National Security Management Course

Awards and Honors
  • Joint Meritorious Civilian Service Award & Medal, Dec 2015 – Dec 2016
  • 2016 Secretary of Defense Medal for Global War on Terrorism
  • Non-Article 5 NATO Medal, Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan, Dec 2015 – Dec 2016
  • 2005 Leonard F. Keenan Award for Distinguished Service

Professional Memberships and Associations
  • Army Acquisition Corps
  • American Society of Military Comptrollers
  • Association of Syracuse Defense Comptrollers

ASA (FM&C) Biographies




Honorable John E. Whitley
Assistant Secretary of the Army (FM&C)
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Mr. Jonathan D. Moak
Principal Deputy, ASA (FM&C)
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LTG Thomas A. Horlander
Military Deputy, ASA (FM&C)
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MG Paul A. Chamberlain
DASA, Army Budget
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Mr. Stephen G. Barth
DASA, Cost and Economics
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Mr. John Bergin
DASA, Financial Information Management
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Mr. Wesley C. Miller
DASA, Financial Operations
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Mr. Davis Welch
Deputy Director and Senior Advisor, Army Budget
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Mr. Morteza Anvari
Director of Programs & Strategy & Deployment Director Lean Six Sigma, ASA (FM&C)
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