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Fran Duntz
SES, DAF (Ret)

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Fran Duntz

Summary Qualifications

Over 30 years experience in acquisition and sustainment of highly complex aerospace systems. Experienced leader and program director; strategist, product and process developer for aircraft, missile and electronics systems programs at Center and Major Headquarters levels. Executive-level mentoring/development and superior communication skills.

Key Specialties

  • Strategy Development/Planning

  • Acquisition Management

  • Sustainment Management

  • Capabilities Planning

  • Senior Executive Advisor

Key Positions

  • Executive Director/Deputy PEO, Electronic Systems Center (ESC)

  • Deputy Director Positions - Strategic Planning, Requirements, and Capabilities Integration Directorates, Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC)

  • Director, Mobility Program Office, Aeronautical Systems Center (ASC)

  • Director, Acquisition Support Team, ASC

  • Deputy Director, F-15 Program Office, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center (WRALC)

  • Director, Specialized Management Office, WRALC


  • BA, Psychology & English, University of Sydney, Australia

  • MBA, Wright State University

  • Air Command & Staff College

  • Air War College

  • Defense Systems Management College (DSMC)

  • Executive Leadership Program, Pennsylvania State University

  • Government Executive Program, Harvard School of Business

  • Leadership at the Peak, Center for Creative Leadership (CCL)