Ms. Alaleh Jenkins serves as both the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Operations), (DASN FO) and Director, Department of the Navy (DON) Office of the Chief Management Officer (OCMO). As DASN FO she is responsible for DON accounting and financial management matters; her primary responsibility is developing and implementing Department-wide accounting and finance policies and procedures which also support Department of Defense initiatives in these areas. As Director OCMO, she serves as the principal executive to the Under Secretary of the Navy (UNSECNAV) on all matters related to business transformation of the Department of the Navy with a specific focus on advancing the DON’s progress toward auditability. Prior to her current assignment she served as the Assistant Deputy Chief Financial Officer (ADCFO) within the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) (OUSD(C)). Ms. Jenkins was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in December 2014. She provided direct support to the Deputy Chief Financial Officer on developing and interpreting Department of Defense accounting and finance policy and promoting standard financial management processes and systems, as well as ensuring an enterprise wide audit strategy is properly implemented.
Ms. Jenkins has also served as the Director for Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) within the OUSD(C). In this position, she was responsible for advising the Deputy Chief Financial Officer on all issues related to financial management reform and audit readiness.
Prior to becoming the FIAR director, she served as a client service director with PricewaterhouseCoopers. In this position, she was responsible for assisting DoD clients in the development and implementation of solutions to improve financial practices and prepare for auditability through discovery and remediation, driving change at all organizational levels within the organization.
Ms. Jenkins is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Defense Financial Manager. She holds a Defense Financial Management Certification, Level 3, and is an accomplished leader with more than twenty years of experience in federal and private-sector financial statement audit, business transformation, and large scale and complex financial management engagements. Ms. Jenkins has received various personal awards, including the Office of the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Civilian Service, the Association of Government Accountants Achievement of the Year Award, and the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board Pillar award.
Ms. Jacklyn Napier is the Deputy Director of Financial Operations and is responsible for enterprise-wide financial management and internal controls across the Budget Submitting Offices and throughout the Department of the Navy. Prior to her assignment as Deputy Director in April 2017, Ms. Napier served as the U.S. Coast Guard Deputy Director, Financial Operations/Comptroller. She provided leadership to four directorates and was responsible for oversight of Financial Reporting, Policy, Property, Audit Liaison, Audit Remediation, Internal Controls, and Financial Systems Business Requirements including technical authority for three Coast Guard finance centers. As Deputy Director, Ms. Napier had responsibility for Coast Guard enterprise-wide financial management transformation across multiple directorates supporting the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) achieving its first unmodified, “clean” financial statement audit opinion in Fiscal Year 2013. Subsequently, Ms. Napier’s tenure at the U.S. Coast Guard included DHS receiving three consecutive clean audit opinions.At Coast Guard, Ms. Napier also served as Chief of the Office of Financial Reporting, Analysis and Audit Division. Prior to joining the Coast Guard, she served at the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and was responsible for financial management of FHWA’s $40B trust fund and funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.Ms. Napier has held audit positions with the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Inspector General. Prior to her Federal civilian career, Ms. Napier served on active duty in the U.S. Air Force. Throughout most of her civilian career, she was assigned to the District of Columbia Air National Guard. Her leadership positions with the D.C. National Guard included Operations Officer, Commander, and most recently as Inspector General prior to retirement in 2014.
Ms. Napier is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant. She earned a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Colorado and an Executive Master’s in Public Administration (with honors) from American University. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, American Society of Military Comptrollers, and Association of Government Accountants. She is a recipient of numerous military and civilian awards, including the Air Force Meritorious Service Medal and the DHS Chief Financial Officer’s Award for Excellence.
Ms. Victoria Crouse currently serves as the Chief Strategy Officer for the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Operations) (FMO), located in the National Capital Region. In this role, she facilitates the execution and successful completion of the business objectives of FMO. These objectives include optimizing Department of the Navy financial operations, achieving an auditable business environment, and implementing a robust Managers’ Internal Control Program. Ms. Crouse was appointed to her position as a member of the senior professional cadre of senior executives in March 2016. Prior to her present appointment, Ms. Crouse served as Chief, Finance and Accounting Division for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), leading the operational accounting office responsible for recording about $1.9 billion in obligations annually, and monitoring about $1.8 billion in contract payments and other disbursements annually. Prior to joining DTRA in 2013, Ms. Crouse was Assistant Director for Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) (OUSD(C)). Her previous assignments at OUSD(C) included serving as a Senior Staff Accountant in both the Financial Reporting and Analysis Directorate and the Accounting and Finance Policy Directorate.Ms. Crouse earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Business Administration from Pace University. She began her Government service after graduating from college in 1990. Prior to her assignments at OUSD(C), Ms. Crouse spent 17 years with the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA), where she served in a variety of positions, including managing the planning and performance of contract audit work at major defense contractor locations, developing audit policy for significant audit areas, and providing technical expertise for audits of contractor internal control systems.She is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Defense Financial Manager with Acquisition Specialty. Ms. Crouse holds a Level III Defense Financial Management Certification, as well as Level III Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act Certification in both Auditing and Business Financial Management.
Ms. Alaleh Jenkins
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Operations) Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller)
Director, Office of DON Chief Management Officer (OCMO)
Ms. Jacqueline (Jacklyn)Napier
Deputy Director, Financial Operations Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy Financial Management and Comptroller
Ms. Victoria Crouse
Chief Strategy Officer, Office of Financial Operations Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy Chief Strategy Officer, Office of Financial Operations Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller)