Dennis Martin
Chief Financial Officer, Department of Defense


Dissertation: Financial Literacy and the Financial Decision Making of Underserved Individuals in Underserved Communities

Dennis has more than twenty five years of experience in leadership and financial management in the federal government, military, and corporate America. He served as a Finance Officer/Comptroller in the U.S. Army and served as Chair, Supervisory Committee of a billion dollar credit union serving military members and their dependents throughout the world. Dennis currently serves as Chief Financial Officer for United States Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service. He previously served as a Deputy CFO (Executive Officer) and Director of Resources in Department of Homeland Security, Intelligence and Analysis component.

Dennis holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Alabama A&M University, a Master’s degree in Finance, a DBA from the Fox School of Business, and an MBA both, from Webster University. He completed a Doctorate in Business Administration from Temple University. He maintains a Project Management Professional Certification (PMP), Certified Defense Financial Manager with Acquisition specialty (CDFM-A) and completed the Senior Executive Fellows (SEF) program from Harvard Kennedy School.