Naval Surface Warfare Center Business Director Crane Division (NSWC Crane) Business Director Dane Speer received the Department of the Navy (DoN) Civilian Service Commendation Medal. The CSCM is the fourth highest civilian award in the Navy. According to the citation, Speer received the award for “professional achievement in his superior performance as acting department chief, acting deputy department chief and acting business director at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division “.
“I am very honored and grateful to be recognized with this recognition medal,” said Speer. “It is truly humbling to work with so many great people who every day have a critical impact on some of the nation’s most technical DoD initiatives.”
As Business Director, Speer oversees strategic functions such as workload planning and assessment, Technical Skills Health Assessment, strategic and corporate business planning, investment portfolios, employment plans and various other metrics. The offices of the Chief Client Advocate and Strategic Planning, among other programs, report to Mr. Speer. He also advises the NSWC Crane Technical Director and the divisional commanding officer on the Command’s overall health and mission alignment.
His citation reads: “His leadership, dedication, willingness and mentorship empowered employees in new roles, delivered exceptional products and services … and provided the continuity needed for strategic and tactical operations.”
Speer holds a Masters in Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University (1988), a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Business Administration from Indiana State University (2012), and a Certificate in Public Management from Indiana University (2012).
About NSWC Crane | NSWC Crane is a naval laboratory and field activity of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) with mission areas in Expeditionary Warfare, Strategic Missions, and Electronic Warfare. The war center is responsible for supporting the full multi-domain, multi-spectral lifecycle of technologies and systems that enhance the capability of today’s Warfighter.
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