& Accountability Group
David Fitzgerald joined the Commission after serving more than 29 years as a Navy Supply Corps Officer specializing in acquisition and contract management. He retired as a captain. His Navy assignments included: Commanding Officer, U.S. Naval Regional Contracting Center (NRCC), Singapore; Director, Navy Field Contracting System; Director of Contracting, Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Norfolk; Acting Officer in Charge, NRCC, Washington, DC; Contracting Officer/Contract Specialist, Naval Air Systems Command; Director, ACAT III Navy Cash Program; and acquisition faculty, Naval Postgraduate School. He was the military member on the Navy’s contracting organizational-alignment study team (NCOAST) in 1997. David also has extensive experience as a logistician/supply officer, base commander and director of Navy food-service, disbursing, household goods, and postal operations. He also served aboard USS Hunley (AS-31) and USS Puffer (SSN-652). He provided contracting support during relief efforts for the Southeast Asia tsunami and Hurricane Andrew in Florida.
Certified Professional Contracts Manager, Certified Paralegal (Old Dominion University), DAWIA Level III Contracting, Navy Acquisition Professional Community Member.
B.A., chemistry, The Citadel; M.S., business administration, Boston University; M.S., management (acquisition and contract management), U.S. Naval Postgraduate School; Senior Executive Program, Columbia University Business School.