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NUWC Division Newport selects deputy department head for Comptroller Department

By NUWC Division Newport Public Affairs | Dec. 6, 2018

NEWPORT, R.I. — Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport employee Tammi McCarraher of Dartmouth, Massachusetts, has been selected as deputy department head of the Comptroller Department. For the past four years, McCarraher has served as NUWC Newport’s budget officer.

In this new role, McCarraher will serve as advisor to the commanding officer, technical director, comptroller and other management officials on policy matters that pertain to the formulation and implementation of NUWC Newport’s financial management plans, policies and procedures.

She also will provide key interface with all NUWC Newport organizations to ensure financial advice and training for fiscal administration is properly implemented.

In her 30-year career, McCarraher has held a variety of progressively responsible positions and is widely regarded within the Naval Sea Systems Command financial community as an expert on the Navy Working Capital Fund and budgeting.

McCarraher holds a bachelor's degree in management science and a master’s degree in accounting from Salve Regina University. 

NUWC Division Newport, part of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), is one of two divisions of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center. NUWC Division Newport’s mission is to provide research, development, test and evaluation, engineering and fleet support for submarines, autonomous underwater systems, undersea offensive and defensive weapons systems, and countermeasures. NUWC’s other division is located in Keyport, Washington.