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Office of Financial Operations (FMO)

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Ms. Mobola Kadiri is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Operations), (DASN (FO)). As DASN (FO) she is responsible for the Department of the Navy (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.

Prior to her current assignment, she was the Director for Financial Improvement and Audit Remediation (FIAR) directorate within the Department of Defense (DoD), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) (OUSD(C)) since May of 2012. In this capacity, Ms. Kadiri is responsible for executing the Department wide audit remediation strategy and providing audit guidance to the Military Departments, Other Defense Organizations, and Defense Activities. She leads changes to impact programs, people, technology and processes to drive efficiency and strengthen the internal controls across the organization in support of the Department’s audit and audit remediation goals.

Prior to her appointment to the Senior Executive Service as FIAR Director, Ms. Kadiri supported OUSD(C) as the Assistant Director for the FIAR Directorate and as an accountant supporting the Fourth estate audit readiness and internal control efforts. Before joining OUSD(C) FIAR, Ms. Kadiri served as a program manager for pay and disbursing operations and worked on the financial analysis of the Working Capital Fund financial statement for the Department of the Navy.

Ms. Kadiri’s federal experience extends beyond the DoD. Ms. Kadiri worked with the Department of Treasury as an accountant, where she was responsible for reconciling the Treasury warrants to the appropriation law and reconciling the fund balance with Treasury for the Federal Government. In this role, she acted as a liaison to other federal agencies and assisted with resolving quarterly variances identified during the Fund Balance with Treasury reconciliation process.

Ms. Kadiri has also supported the Federal government as an auditor and a consultant with both
Deloitte & Touché, LLP and PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP. As a project manager with Deloitte and Touché, Ms. Kadiri served as a leader within the Audit and Enterprise Risk Services practice. In this role, she led numerous project teams and assisted organizations in attaining their goals strategically in the areas of financial management, audit readiness, budget execution, performance improvement, business process reengineering, and financial transformation by developing and implementing feasible solutions. While at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ms. Kadiri was part of the audit team performing federal financial statement and compliance audits of large federal entities.

Ms. Kadiri is a Certified Defense Financial Manager. She holds a Defense Financial Management Certification, Level 3. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and an MBA. Ms. Kadiri is also a graduate of the prestigious Federal Executive Institute.


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Ms. Mobola A. Kadiri

Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Financial Operations, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller)



​Mr. Gregory Koval is the Deputy Director, Financial Operations, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller). He is responsible for the day‐to‐day operations of the organization, including its regional offices, and supporting the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (DASN), Financial Operations, in accomplishing her full responsibility for Department of the Navy (DON) accounting and financial operations. In addition, Mr. Koval is responsible for general oversight of the DON’s Financial Improvement and Audit Remediation program and serves as the DON’s Chief Accounting Officer.

Mr. Koval was the former Deputy Director of the Marine Corps Fiscal Division, supporting the Deputy Commandant, Programs and Resources, Headquarters Marine Corps. He was responsible for the day‐today operations of the Risk and Compliance Branch (to include Audit Response and Remediation), Manager’s Internal Control Program/OMB A‐123, Finance Branch, Accounting Branch, and Marine Corps Non‐Appropriated Funds Audit Service. He developed the Marine Corps audit remediation strategy and worked successfully across business lines and process owners to improve financial statement audit results during his tenure.

Mr. Koval joined the Civil Service from IBM Global Business Services, where he was a Senior Managing Consultant supporting the Marine Corps and Navy Financial Improvement and Audit Remediation (FIAR) Programs for over a decade as a contractor. He provided business consulting services in all aspects of accounting, audit, and internal controls, to include information technology.

Prior to his contract work with the Department of the Navy, Mr. Koval managed internal audit contractor teams at a Civilian Agency, helping components maintain unmodified audit opinions through the implementation of internal controls, the use of data analytics to quickly identify and resolve deficiencies, and a robust testing and assessment program to meet OMB A‐123 testing objectives. 

Mr. Koval began his career as an Operational Risk Consultant for Arthur Andersen LLP, supporting internal control risk assessments, financial statement audits, and SAS‐70 audits for private sector entities in the manufacturing, banking, and hospitality industries.

Mr. Koval is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and graduated with Honors from Muhlenberg College with a B.A. in Accounting and a B.A. in Economics.

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Mr. Gregory Koval

Deputy Director, Financial Operations, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller)


​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

Victoria Crouse  

Ms. Victoria Crouse

Chief Strategy Officer, Office of Financial Operations, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller)