DVIDS – News – Rick Owen Joins NAVFAC Washington to Lead Asset Management Team


Rick Owen served as the Head of the Washington Asset Management (AM) business line of the Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC).

Owen has spent 13 years working in the private sector with architectural and engineering planning firms, preparing military construction programming documents, master plans and business plans. He began his federal government career at NAVFAC Washington as the Regional Community Plans Liaison Officer in February 2008, establishing the program facility’s community plans liaison officers and staff. In October 2010, he became head of the AM2 and AM3 product line, supporting and developing facility planning and intergovernmental planning programs. In July 2014, he became NAVFAC Assistant Regional Engineer for the Far East in Yokosuka, Japan, promoting the objectives of Naval Facility Command and the resolution of host nation facilities issues. In July 2018, Owen returned to AM2 and AM3 before accepting an Facilities Support Analyst position with the N46 Chief of Naval Operations in April 2019, advising on Facilities Management (SIC FP) and other funds. , and ensuring the quality control of real estate approvals.

“I have been a service provider, I have been an asset owner, and I have represented a sponsor of resources, and this range of roles has prepared me well for leadership in the management business line. ‘active,’ said Owen, a native of Bowie, MD. “With respect and confidence, I discovered that the best way to inspire high performance is to find the right people, then train them, equip them and support them, and then go out of their way to make them fit. can succeed. ”

Owen wishes to strengthen the excellent working relationships that AM has with other businesses and support lines, as well as with public works departments. If organizational changes do occur, he would like to assure AH employees that they are inherently valuable and that “what they do will always be of great importance, both now and in the long term”.

After graduating from Bowie High School, he spent four years in the US Marine Corps during Operation Desert Storm. He received a BA in Geography from Frostburg State University in Frostburg Md. And an MA in Public Management from the University of Maryland in College Park, Md. Rick Owen served as Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Washington Asset Management. (AM) Head of business sector.

Owen has spent 13 years working in the private sector with architectural and engineering planning firms, preparing military construction programming documents, master plans and business plans. He began his federal government career at NAVFAC Washington as the Regional Community Plans Liaison Officer in February 2008, establishing the program facility’s community plans liaison officers and staff. In October 2010, he became head of the AM2 and AM3 product line, supporting and developing facility planning and intergovernmental planning programs. In July 2014, he became NAVFAC Assistant Regional Engineer for the Far East in Yokosuka, Japan, promoting the objectives of Naval Facility Command and the resolution of host nation facilities issues. In July 2018, Owen returned to AM2 and AM3 before accepting an Facilities Support Analyst position with the N46 Chief of Naval Operations in April 2019, advising on Facilities Management (SIC FP) and other funds. , and ensuring the quality control of real estate approvals.

“I have been a service provider, I have been an asset owner, and I have represented a sponsor of resources, and this range of roles has prepared me well for leadership in the management business line. ‘active,’ said Owen, a native of Bowie, MD. “With respect and confidence, I discovered that the best way to inspire high performance is to find the right people, then train them, equip them and support them, then go out of their way to make them fit. can succeed. ”

Owen wishes to strengthen the excellent working relationships that AM has with other businesses and support lines, as well as with public works departments. If organizational changes do occur, he would like to assure AH employees that they are inherently valuable and that “what they do will always be of great importance, both now and in the long term”.

After graduating from Bowie High School, he spent four years in the US Marine Corps during Operation Desert Storm. He received a BA in Geography from Frostburg State University in Frostburg Md. And an MA in Public Management from the University of Maryland in College Park, Md. Owen is married with three children.

Date taken: 20.10.2021
Date posted: 20.10.2021 12:39
Story ID: 407622
Site: WASHINGTON, DC, United States

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