Mr. Robert M. Brady

Associate Director for Financial and Business Operations (FBO)

Robert M. Brady
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Mr. Robert M. Brady became the Associate Director for Financial and Business Operations at the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) on 3 June, 2013. He is responsible for financial management of a DoDEA annual operating budget of approximately $1.8 billion and a multi-billion dollar Military Construction budget for numerous new schools in the next five years. The DoDEA budget supports 181 schools, over 78,000 students and over 15,000 employees worldwide. At DoDEA Headquarters, he is responsible for the Resource Management, Procurement, Logistics and Information Management Technology Divisions.

Prior to joining DoDEA, Mr. Brady served for four years in the Pacific Division of Headquarters Marine Corps. At the Pacific Division, he was responsible for financial management and force posture planning for the multi-billion dollar Marine Corps Pacific realignment plan mandated by the “United States – Japan Roadmap for Realignment Implementation” agreement of 2006.

Mr. Brady is a retired Marine who served on active duty from 1978 to 2008. As a Naval Aviator, the majority of his operational assignments were in tactical flying squadrons that globally deployed for land and shipboard operations overseas. As a Lieutenant Colonel, he was the Commanding Officer of a Marine Light/Attack Helicopter Squadron. As a Colonel, he was the Commanding Officer of a Marine Aircraft Group. He has over 3500 flight hours in the AH-1 “Cobra” aircraft.

During his active duty career, Mr. Brady’s senior staff assignments were focused on Department of Defense Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution responsibility covering a wide range of fiscal appropriations. Those appropriations included procurement, Research/Development/Test/Evaluation (RDTE), Operations & Maintenance (O&M) and Military Construction. As the Headquarters Marine Corps Aviation Department’s Branch Head for Plans, Programs, Policies and Budget, he was responsible for developing and executing an aircraft procurement/RDTE budget that averaged over $7.3 billion annually and an O&M Flying Hour Program annual budget of over $1.5 billion. As Deputy Director of the Capabilities Development Directorate at the Marine Corps Combat Development Command, he was responsible for development of a ground equipment procurement/RDTE budget that averaged over $3.2 billion annually. He also served as Military Assistant to the Director, Defense Research and Engineering, within the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

Mr. Brady holds a Bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Massachusetts and a Master’s degree in National Security Strategy from the National War College.

DoDEA Americas

Dr. Beth Middlemiss

Dr. Beth Middlemiss

Interim Director, DoDEA Americas

District Superintendents

Dr. Aldridge Boone

Dr. Aldridge Argus Boone

NC: Camp Lejeune District

Dr. Cabrezas

Dr. Christy Cabezas

Georgia/Alabama District


Dr. Emily Marsh

NC: Fort Bragg District


Dr. Frank A. Calvano

Kentucky District


Dr. Samantha Ingram

Fort Stewart/South Carolina/DoDDS-Cuba District


Mr. Michael Gould

New York/Virginia/Puerto Rico District


Dr. Joan C. Islas

Dr. Joan Islas

Acting Director, DoDEA Europe

District Superintendents


Dr. Dell W. McMullen

Kaiserslautern District


Dr. Elizabeth Dunham

Bavaria District Superintendent


Mr. Frank Roehl

Isles District Superintendent

Kent Worford-th

Mr. Kent Worford

Mediterranean District Superintendent

DoDEA Pacific


Dr. Linda L. Curtis

DoDEA Pacific Director

District Superintendents

DoDEA Korea District Superintendent Dr. Judith Allen

Dr. Judith Allen

Dr. Judith Allen Superintendent Korea District

Dr. Steven Bloom

Dr. Steven Bloom

DoDEA Pacific/DDESS-Guam District


Mr. Mike Thompson

Okinawa District Superintendent


Ms. Lois J. Rapp

Japan District Superintendent