Cindy Readal, SES

Assistant Commander for Contracting for the Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC)

Ms. Readal is currently Assistant Commander for Contracting for the Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC). She has been in the NAVFAC contracting field for 33 years and in the Senior Executive Service since 2015. Ms. Readal is the command’s senior civilian contracting official responsible for the contractual business practices, policy and oversight of the command’s $14 billion acquisition program, including military construction, environmental, and facility support contracts.

From March 2011 to June 2012, Ms. Readal was the Deputy Acquisition Director at NAVFAC Atlantic, where she was the field liaison for seven Echelon IV commands providing guidance, direction, and expert knowledge on day-to-day contracting, staffing, policies and procedures. In this role, Ms. Readal was instrumental in the implementation of new DOD source selection procedures, including policy, roll-out and training.

In March 2008, Ms. Readal was Chief of the Contracts Office for NAVFAC Washington in Washington, D.C. Ms. Readal led over 100 Acquisition professionals through unprecedented workload execution, including the award of NAVFAC’s largest construction project in support of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center BRAC Program.

Ms. Readal is a graduate of Brenau University, Gainesville, Georgia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.  Ms. Readal is a member of the Acquisition Professional Community and has received the Superior Civilian Service Award, as well as receiving three Meritorious Civilian Service Awards.