Biography

Mr. Mr. Jordan Gillis

Mr. Jordan Gillis

Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and the Environment
Washington, DC

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Mr. Jordan Gillis was appointed as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment (ASA IE&E) and became the Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment (ASA IE&E) on 16 October 2017.

He is the primary advisor to the Secretary of the Army and Chief of Staff of the Army on all Army matters related to Installation policy, oversight and coordination of energy security and management. He is also responsible for policy and oversight of sustainability and environmental initiatives; resource management including design, military construction, operations and maintenance; Base Realignment And Closure (BRAC); privatization of Army family housing, lodging, real estate, utilities; and the Army’s installations Safety and Occupational Health (SOH) programs.

Prior to his appointment, Mr. Gillis was a Director in the Energy Practice at ScottMadden, a general management consulting firm. His consulting experience focused on work for electric utility clients across North America in areas such as mergers and acquisition integration, business plan development, operational assessments, organization design and staffing, and implementation of departmental and corporate strategy.

Mr. Gillis served as a field artillery officer in the U.S. Army at posts including Fort Stewart, GA and Ar Ramadi, IZ. His awards include the Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal, and Army Achievement Medal (7th award). Mr. Gillis earned a B.A. from Duke University and an M.B.A. from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.

A native of Atlanta, Mr. Gillis served on the board of Georgia Public Broadcasting and, as an Eagle Scout, was an active scouting volunteer.


Biography

Mr. J. Randall Robinson

Mr. J. Randall Robinson

The Acting Principal Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Installations, Energy and Environment)
Project Executive Officer, National Museum of the U.S. Army
Washington, DC

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Mr. J. Randall Robinson is the Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment (PDASA IE&E), assuming duties as of June 1, 2012. He provides strategic guidance, supervision, and oversight of policies, plans, and programs under IE&E’s purview. This includes Resource Management, Business Transformation, Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Strategic Planning of IE&E’s $18B annual program. He also serves as the Project Executive Officer (PEO) for the National Museum of the U.S. Army (NMUSA), overseeing all aspects of the NMUSA Development and Operation Plans. On 20.anuary, 2017, Mr. Robinson was designated the Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment.

Mr. Robinson has held a variety of leadership and management positions throughout his career to include: Director, Installation Management Command, Central Region; Region Director, IMCOM, West Region, Fort Sam Houston, Region Director, IMCOM, Northwest Region; Chief of Staff, Southeast Region, Installation Management Agency; Chief, Installation Management Support Division, U.S. Army Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Fort Hood Deputy Garrison Commander, Fort Hood, Texas; XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg Garrison Plans and Operations Officer, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Command Program Analyst/Executive Officer, Army Materiel Command-Saudi Arabia; Administrative Officer and Command Program Analyst/Executive Officer for the Program Manager, Saudi Arabian National Guard Modernization Program; and Budget Analyst, Belvoir Research, Development, and Engineering Center, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Mr. Robinson's awards include the 2007 Presidential Meritorious Rank Award, Department of the Army’s Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service Award, Secretary of the Army's Award for Outstanding Achievement in Equal Employment Opportunity, Meritorious Civilian Service Award (3), Superior Civilian Service Award (2), Desert Shield/Desert Storm Civilian Achievement Medal, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Service Medal.

A native of Virginia, Mr. Robinson earned Bachelor of Science Degrees in Economics and Business Management from Carson-Newman College and a Master's of Public Administration from Shippensburg University.  He is a graduate of the Army Management Staff College and the Army War College.