CHANTILLY, VA, July 13, 2017
American Operations Corporation (AOC), a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) supporting a wide range of government programs and facilities since 1983, announced that Jeffrey L. “Jeff” Fowler has been appointed as President to lead business development and operations effective July 1st, 2017.
“VADM Fowler’s promotion to this new leadership position of President is an important step for the future of our family-owned company,” said L. Frank (Smokey) Field, co-founder and Chairman.
Jeff Fowler has been a member of the AOC team since 2014. Prior to his time at AOC, he was a Senior Vice President at Strayer University, a proprietary, higher education institute for working adults. Jeff completed 32 years of Navy service in 2010. A career submariner, he was raised in Bismarck, North Dakota, graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1978 and served on five submarines, including command of USS Charlotte (SSN 766), and was the commander of Submarine Squadron Three’s eight fast-attack, nuclear-powered submarines.
Following selection to Flag Officer, Jeff served as Commander, Navy Recruiting Command, responsible for all active and reserve Navy recruiting in the nation; Commander, Submarine Group 8 in Naples, Italy; and as the 60th Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy.
In addition to earning a bachelor of science degree in Mechanical Engineering with distinction from the Naval Academy, Jeff’s education includes master’s degrees in Business Administration from Chaminade University of Honolulu and in Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He served as a fellow on the Council on Foreign Relations, where he is now a lifetime member. “I am excited to continue to serve our AOC team in this new role of President,” said Fowler.
Since its founding in 1983, American Operations Corporation (AOC) has been a proud and successful small business supporting a wide range of government programs and facilities. On its own and through innovative partnerships with other businesses, the AOC Enterprise of Companies has established a record of past performance that provides the capabilities to support a number of services to the federal government.
AOC’s success in winning work is based on our ISO 9001-2008 certified capture and proposal process. AOC provides these services where AOC is a named operations partner in a specific procurement.