Leadership

 
 
Vice Adm. William H. Hilarides
Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command
 
 

Image: VADM William HilaridesVice Admiral Hilarides became the 43rd Commander of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) on June 7, 2013. As NAVSEA Commander, he oversees a global workforce of more than 56,000 military and civilian personnel responsible for the development, delivery and maintenance of the Navy’s ships, submarines, and systems.

 

Raised in Chicago, Vice Admiral Hilarides graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics. After graduation, he served as master of the Naval Academy Sailing Squadron sloop Avenger, competing in numerous offshore racing events.

 

Prior to command, he served at sea aboard USS Pargo (SSN 650), USS Gurnard (SSN 662) and USS Maryland (SSBN 738), deploying to the North Atlantic, Mediterranean, Arctic and Western Pacific, as well as conducting several strategic deterrent patrols. Ashore, he served on the staff of Commander Submarine Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet; Bureau of Naval Personnel; Joint Staff; and the Staff of the Chief of Naval Operations.

 

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William J. DeligneExecutive Director Brian J. Persons
Executive Director, Naval Sea Systems Command

Mr. Deligne, a member of the Senior Executive Service since 2007, is currently the Executive Director of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA). NAVSEA is an Echelon II Command responsible for the technical authority, development, acquisition, and lifecycle support of U.S. Navy Ships and Integrated Warfare Systems. In this position Mr. Deligne serves as the senior civilian official responsible for leading and directing daily business operations for the Command. His duties also include development and execution of long term strategies required by NAVSEA to effectively execute its mission while adapting to changing landscapes.

 

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CMDCM(SW/AW) Bryan ExumCMDCM(AW/SW) EVELYN  “Vonn” BANKS
Command Master Chief, Naval Sea Systems Command

 

Master Chief Bryan Exum is assigned as the Command Master Chief for Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) located in Washington, DC.


Master Chief Exum is a native of Chester, Pennsylvania and a 1983 graduate of Chester High School.  He enlisted in the Navy in January 1984 and completed basic training at Recruit Training Command, Orlando, Florida.

 

Master Chief Exum's challenging and rewarding tours include Command Master Chief of USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69) and DDG CREW LIMA/USS USS STOUT (DDG 55) and sea assignments aboard USS LASALLE (AGF 3), "the Great White Ghost of the Arabian Coast," homeported in Manama, Bahrain; frigates USS CLIFTON SPRAGUE (FFG 16) and USS KAUFFMAN (FFG 59); and aircraft carriers USS NIMITZ (CVN 68) and USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73).

 

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Other Biographies

 

 

Salvage & Diving (SEA00C) - Capt. Mark Matthews

 

Command Information Officer (SEA00I) - Ms. Cathy Ricketts

 

Office of Counsel (SEA00L) - Ms. Rebecca Cressy

 

Comptroller (SEA01) - Ms. Maggie Maguire

 

Contracts (SEA02) - Mr. Jerome Punderson

 

Logistics, Maintenance & Industrial Operations (SEA04) - Rear Adm. Mark Whitney

 

Naval Systems Engineering (SEA05) - Rear Adm. Bryant Fuller

 

Acquisition and Commonality (SEA06) - Rear Adm. Thomas Kearney

 

Undersea Warfare (SEA07) - Rear Adm. Michael Jabaley

 

Office of Security Programs and Continuity Planning (SEA09P) - Mr. Patrick Geary

 

Corporate Operations (SEA10) - Ms. Peggy Harrell

 

Surface Warfare Directorate (SEA21) - Rear Adm. David Gale

 

Commander, Naval Surface Warfare Center - Rear Adm. Lawrence Creevy

 

Commander, Naval Undersea Warfare Center  - Rear Adm. David Duryea

 

Commander, Naval Regional Maintenance Center  - Rear Adm. William Galinis

 

Program Executive Office for Ships - Rear Adm. David Lewis

 

Program Executive Office for Integrated Warfare Systems - Rear Adm. Joseph Horn

 

Program Executive Office for Littoral Combat Ships - Rear Adm. Brian Antonio

 

Program Executive Office for Aircraft Carriers - Rear Adm. Thomas Moore

 

Program Program Executive Office for Submarines - Rear Adm. David Johnson


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