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Marine Corps Systems Command


Marine Corps Systems Command

Equipping Our Marines

MCB Quantico, Va.

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Ms. Jaimie R. Reese
Deputy Commander, Resource Management
Marine Corps Systems Command


Ms. Michelle Cresswell-Atkinson, Deputy Commander, Resource Management, Marine Corps Systems Command

Ms. Reese was appointed to the Senior Executive Service as the Deputy to the Commander for Resource Management, Marine Corps Systems Command, on July 24, 2016. As Deputy to the Commander for Resource Management (DCRM), Ms. Reese directs and controls the full range of Comptroller responsibilities associated with the planning, programming, budgeting (formulation and execution) and accounting for all Procurement-Marine Corps (PMC) and acquisition Research and Development (R&D) as well as Operation and Maintenance funds required for the day-to-day operations of Marine Corps Systems Command, the Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity, and affiliated Program Executive Officers.


Ms. Reese came to Marine Corps Systems Command from the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Financial Management and Comptroller, Office of Budget (FMB), where she served as the Deputy Director of the Business and Civilian Resources Division. She was responsible for the formulation, justification and execution of a diverse portfolio within Department of Navy’s budget, including funding for all Department of Navy civilian labor costs, as well as oversight of the financial aspects of the Navy Working Capital Fund. Prior to this assignment, she was the Shipbuilding and Conversion Branch Head in the Investment Division of FMB.  


Ms. Reese began her federal career in June 1996 with the Department of the Navy. She started as a financial management trainee in FMB, working within the office on different portfolios, eventually becoming the Aviation Lead Analyst and then Shipbuilding Lead Analyst. She left FMB in January 2003 to work on special programs, and then became the Business and Financial Manager of the Landing Platform Dock (LPD)-17 program at Naval Sea Systems Command. Ms. Reese also worked in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller).


Originally from Syracuse, New York, Ms. Reese graduated from Virginia Wesleyan College and then earned a Masters in Public Administration from George Washington University. She is DAWIA Level III certified in the business, financial and cost estimating field and FM Level III certified. She has received two Navy Meritorious Civilian Awards and a Navy Superior Civilian Service Award. 

Marine Corps Systems Command serves as the Department of the Navy's systems command for Marine Corps ground weapon and information technology system programs in order to equip and sustain Marine forces with full-spectrum, current and future expeditionary and crisis-response capabilities.