Timothy K. Bridges currently serves as Executive Director for Navy Installations Command, where he is the senior civilian responsible for policy, strategy, governance, and business management oversight for Navy shore support at 71 installations and 10 regions worldwide. He leads efforts to develop Navy-wide shore investment strategy, long-term planning, resource programming, and business management for the most efficient and effective delivery of shore support services to sustain and improve current and future fleet readiness and mission execution.
Prior to this position, Mr. Bridges was the Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection, Headquarters U.S. Air Force. He was responsible to the Chief of Staff for leadership, management and integration of Air Force civil engineering, force protection, logistics readiness, supply, transportation, and aircraft and missile maintenance. He also for set policy and prepared budget estimates that reflect enhancements to productivity, combat readiness and quality of life for Air Force people.
Mr. Bridges retired from active duty in the rank of colonel in July 2006 and entered the Senior Executive Service as the Director of Installations and Mission Support for Headquarters, Air Force Materiel Command. He has served in various roles at the base level, to include design, planning, contract management, operations and RED HORSE. He has also served twice as a base civil engineer squadron commander, and served as an installation commander. He also served as an Air Force ROTC assistant professor and held various staff positions at the major command and Air Force levels in the readiness, environmental and resources arenas.
Mr. Bridges was commissioned in 1979 as a distinguished graduate of the Air Force ROTC program at the Virginia Military Institute, earning a bachelor's degree in civil engineering. He holds a Master’s degree in business management and supervision from Central Michigan University. Mr. Bridges has received the Distinguished Executive Presidential Rank Award, Meritorious Executive Presidential Rank Award, Legion of Merit and Bronze Star Medal.