Susan W. Carey is currently serving as the Executive Director, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic. This is her fourth CNIC enterprise Executive Director position since 2009. She is the Senior Civilian and Advisor for Shore Installation Management to the Regional Commander.
Ms. Carey began her career in 1982 as an enlisted Navy Sailor. Her 35 years of experience incorporate policy making, requirements generation, planning, programming, budgeting, accounting and finance (including NAF funds), human resources, manpower, contracting, quality of life programs, and transformation. Her civilian assignments have been at the base, region, major command, and service headquarters levels all around the world. She has devoted her career to the pursuit of challenges, gaining new prospective and taking care of people.
1994- B.A.S. in Resource Management, Troy State University, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
2003-Navy Comptroller Course, Naval Post Graduate School, Monterey, California
2003-Dawia Level I, Budgeting and Finance, NAVICP Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2007-Certified Defense Financial Manager’s Course CDFM, Maxwell AFB, Alabama
2009-Navy Corporate Business Course, Naval Post Graduate School, Monterey, California
2013-Senior Executive Assessment Program, Western Management Development Center, Aurora, Colorado
Sept.2017-Present: Executive Director/Director, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic Area Coordinator
2015-Sept. 2017: Executive Director/Director, Fleet and Family Readiness, Singapore Area Coordinator
2014-2015: Director of Management (DNS-3), Director Navy Staff/OPNAV
2013-2014: Executive Director, Navy Region Midwest (Region Abolished)
2011-2013: Deputy, Fleet and Family Readiness, Commander Navy Installations Command
2009-2011: Executive Director, Navy Region Japan
2007-2009, Comptroller, Naval District Washington
She served on active duty as SKC (SW) USN until March 2000. During her years of active duty and reserve duty she served on the USS Dixon (AS 37), USS Holland (AS 32), USS Detroit (AOE 4) and USS Sacramento (AOE 1).
Ms. Carey was Civilian of the Year for NRD Omaha, Nebraska 2000, Comptroller Qualified 2003 and CDFM 2007. Her civilian medals include the Civilian Superior Service Medal (2) and Meritorious Civilian Service Medal (1). Her Navy awards include meritorious promotions (2), Navy Commendation Medal (1), Navy Achievement Medal (4) and was awarded Naval Station Guantanamo Bay Cuba Sailor of the Year 1992.
Ms. Carey is married with two adult sons and hails from Shallotte, North Carolina.