The Army announced Dr. Bryan M. Shone as the new Policy and Resources Director and Chief Financial Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer/G-6, beginning April 1, 2019. Dr. Shone is a member of the Senior Executive Service.
Dr. Shone has five years of experience conducting analyses to inform resourcing decisions across the cyber domain for the Command, Control, Communications, and Computers (C4) and Information Programs Division, Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation (CAPE), Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), where he served as a lead Operations Research Analyst since 2014. He also served as the Senior Special Assistant to the Director where he provided direct support to CAPE's Director, a presidential appointee and the principal advisor to the Secretary of Defense on all resource allocation decisions.
"Coming from OSD CAPE, Dr. Shone brings a breadth of knowledge in planning, programming, budgeting and execution of service points of main effort," said Lt. Gen. Bruce T. Crawford, Army CIO/G-6. "His experience with analyzing, developing, and integrating programmatic plans across the Future Years Defense Program will help improve the alignment of both funding and manpower in support of strategic defense priorities."
As the Policy and Resources Director, Dr. Shone is responsible for providing vision, direction, and technical advice to the CIO/G-6 with a focus on all matters relating to planning, programming, and budgeting for Information Technology (IT) and C4 programs. He oversees the Army's IT appropriations, totaling more than $10 billion per year, as well as efforts that drive IT management reform, including enterprise licensing, Army IT policy, business case analyses, implementation of enterprise services, and IT investment management. He also directs the Army's IT professional career development program for more than 11,000 Army civilians.
Dr. Shone earned a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Tennessee. His awards include three Office of the Secretary of Defense Awards for Excellence and Office of the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Civilian Service.