New director will join DFAS

New director will join DFAS

The Defense Finance and Accounting Service has named Zack E. Gaddy as its new director.

Gaddy previously served as the agency's director for accounting services for the Air Force and selected unified commands and Defense Department agencies. On May 30, Gaddy will replace Thomas Bloom, who in December left the top spot at DFAS to become senior deputy comptroller and chief financial officer at the Treasury Department's Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, which regulates the nation's banks.

Before joining DFAS, Gaddy was the assistant for fiscal control in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller.

Gaddy holds a bachelor's degree from Old Dominion University in Virgina and has a master's degree from Boston University. He is a certified public accountant and a certified government financial manager.

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