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Travis Logsdon

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Travis Logsdon

Summary Qualifications

Senior financial consultant with over 14 years of cost estimation and budget execution experience on multiple DoD Acquisition Category (ACAT) 1D and other government agency acquisition programs. Extensive experience in the commitment, obligation, and disbursement of appropriated funds and well-versed in government financial management fiscal policies and procedures. Highly skilled in multiple cost forecasting techniques, such as regression analysis to create estimating relationship factors, and Monte Carlo simulation to assess cost uncertainty and cost risk. Adept at using cost/budget estimates to project annual, quarterly, and monthly forecasts, including equipment, labor burn rates, and salary projections for major weapon system contracts. Accomplished rate analyst with ability to project full program cost recovery based on various activity drivers or throughput using economic forecasting methods. Earned Value Management (EVM) expert well-versed in program cost, schedule, and performance metric analysis.

Key Specialties

  • Life Cycle Cost Estimation

  • Source Selection Cost Analysis

  • Business Case Analysis (BCA)

  • Earned Value Management (EVM)

Key Positions

  • Lead Cost Estimator, Rotary Wing Branch, Special Operations Division, AFLCMC/WIU

  • Lead Cost Estimator, Gunship Program, Special Operations Division, AFLCMC/WIU

  • Lead Budget / Cost Analyst, KC-X Program,AFLCMC/WK


  • MBA, Finance, Naval Postgraduate School (NPS)

  • BS, Business Management, United States Air Force Academy (USAFA)