Rear Admiral David J. Nash, CEC, USN (ret.) has over four decades of experience in building, design and program management for both the U.S. Navy and the private sector. His experience includes the management of multi-billion dollar physical asset programs, including the U.S. Navy’s shore installations worldwide and the reconstruction of Iraq’s infrastructure. He currently serves as President of BE&K Government Group, Inc. and Chairman of the Board of Jordan-BE&K Federal Group, LLC. Nash also has his own project consultancy, Dave Nash & Associates, LLC.
Rear Admiral Nash’s service in the U.S. Navy spanned thirty-three years as an officer in the Civil Engineer Corps (CEC). Among his many leadership positions, Nash served at the top of the CEC as Commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Command and Chief of Civil Engineers. In this capacity, he led a 20,000-person organization responsible for the design, construction and maintenance of the U.S. Navy’s shore installations worldwide, as well as leadership over the Navy’s 2,000 military engineers.
Most recently, Rear Admiral Nash served as Director of the Iraq Program Management Office (PMO) under the Coalition Provisional Authority and later, as Director of the Iraq Reconstruction Management Office (IRMO) under the U.S. State Department. Under his direction, these organizations managed the $18.4 billion Iraq infrastructure reconstruction program.
On Thursday, April 22, Admiral Nash will speak about "The Rebuilding of Iraq". The lecture will be held in the Avaya Auditorium, ACES Building 2.302 from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.