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Steven T. Cox is the Senior Financial Advisor, Directorate of Financial Management and Comptroller, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. In this position, he leads the command’s financial systems modernization, end-to-end business process integration, and Financial Improvement and Audit Remediation (FIAR) initiatives.

Mr. Cox entered federal civil service in 1992 as an Auditor at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. He held various positions with the Air Force Audit Agency before moving to Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio in 1998. Since moving to Ohio, he has held a variety of financial management, acquisition and logistics leadership positions. Prior to his current position, he was the Technical Advisor, Financial Operations Division, Financial Management, Headquarters AFMC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.


1991   Bachelor of Science: Accounting and Finance (dual major), Wright State University, Fairborn, Ohio

1997   Squadron Officers’ School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama

2001   Master of Business Administration, Colorado State University, Fort Collins

2014   National Defense University, CFO Leadership Certificate Program, Fort Lesley McNair, Washington, DC, by correspondence

2017   University of Dayton, Emerging Leader Program, Dayton, Ohio

2018   Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Alabama, by correspondence


  1. September 1992 - September 1996, Auditor, Air Force Audit Agency (AFAA), Hill Audit Office, Hill AFB, Utah
  2. September 1996 - October 1998, Auditor, AFAA Ramstein Audit Office, Ramstein Air Base, Germany
  3. October 1998 - October 1999, Auditor Manager, AFAA Supply Division, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
  4. October 1999 - December 2002, The Greentree Group, Program Manager, Beavercreek, Ohio
  5. December 2002 - June 2006, STG Inc., Program Manager, Riverside, Ohio
  6. June 2006 - August 2010, MBC, Senior Consultant, Beavercreek, Ohio
  7. August 2010 - August 2012, Deputy Chief, Logistics Transformation Office, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Installations & Mission Support, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
  8. August 2012 - May 2017, Financial Management Specialist, Air Force Installation Contracting Agency, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
  9. May 2017 - July 2022, Tech Advisor, Financial Management Operations Division, Directorate of Financial Management and Comptroller, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
  10. July 2022 - Present, Senior Financial Advisor, Directorate of Financial Management and Comptroller, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio


Special Acts and Services Award, 2015, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace, University of South Florida, 2021

Certified Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Product Owner/Product Manager, 2019

DoD FM Certification Level III, 2017

Acquisition Professional Development Program (APDP) - Level III FM; Level I PM, 2014

Certified Defense Financial Manager - Acquisition (CDFM-A), 2012

Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), 2010

DoD Certified Logistics Auditor, 1998


American Society of Military Comptrollers (ASMC)

Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM)


(Current as of August 2022)