Daniel Weed

Work History

Work History
2007 - Present

Commander, Fleet Activities, Yokosuka

US Navy

Planned, organized, and directed all facets of financial management, logistics support, cultural and diplomatic relations and facilities infrastructure management for 27,000 U.S. military and civilian personnel at the U.S. Navy's largest naval base in Japan.

Jan 2005 - Mar 2007

Director, Strategic Deterrence, Global Strike, and Missile Defense Policy, Joint Staff

United State Navy

Crafted and coordinated nuclear deterrence and missile defense policy in cooperation with Office of the Secretary of Defense.

Oct 2002 - Dec 2004

Director of Operations, Commander, U.S. SEVENTH Fleet

United States Navy
Jan 2001 - Sep 2002

Chief Executive Officer/ Commanding Officer

United States Navy

Planned and directed all facets of operations, financial management, logistics support, maintenance, and training in support of multi-national Arabian Sea and East Asian ship forces including humanitarian assistance, disaster relief, cultural exchange, and combat operations.

May 1998 - Jul 1999

Executive Vice President of Operations/Chief Staff Officer

United States Navy

Director of Operations for 6 surface ships including training, maintenance, and personnel management.

Education

Education
Sep 1989 - May 1991

MBA

University of Rochester

Participated in the William E. Simon MBA Executive Development Program

Skills

Skills

Black Belt Continuous Process Improvement Expert

Certified Financial Planner

Summary

Personal Brand Statement

Tackles thorny challenges and crystallizes unique opportunities to deliver quality and sustained value through innovative problem-solving skills and insightful data analysis.

Crystallize opportunities - deliver quality - fearlessly succeed

Interest

  • Director, Yokosuka, Japan, Cultural Exchange Center (CEC), first U.S. military CEC in Japan
  • Senior English sensei to local Japanese employees
  • Personal leadership mentor for over 100 personnel
  • Writing a book, "Ghosts and Legends the Year Round"; a calendar anthology of ghosts and legends around the world

Awards

Organization selected as #1 Navy Base out of 77 worldwide in 2009

Personal Awards:

Emperor of Japan Distinguished Service Award

Defense Superior Service Medal

Legion of Merit

Meritorious Service Medal (5 awards)

Navy Commendation Medal (3 awards)

Navy Achievement Medal (3 awards)

Battle Effiiciency Excellence Award (5 awards)

Top Secret/SCI

Department of the Navy