Senior Executive Service Member Named at NAVSUP

Kurt Wendelken SES

Mr. Kurt Wendelken was selected as Naval Supply Systems Command’s newest Senior Executive Service (SES) member. He will serve as Assistant Commander for Enterprise Logistics Engineering (N6).

Mr. Wendelken comes to NAVSUP after serving as Commanding Officer, NAVSUP Business Systems Center. He was commissioned through the Aviation Officer Candidate School and served in various afloat and operational tours including: Assistant Supply Officer, USS Bataan (LHD 5); Supply Officer, USS Underwood (FFG 36); and Assistant Supply Officer, USS LaSalle (AGF 3). Ashore, his assignments included Chief Information Officer, NAVSUP; Chief, External Information Technology (IT) Services at Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe; and Resource Officer, Navy Logistics Business IT Systems on the staff of Chief of Naval Operations (N41). Additionally, he served as a major acquisition program resource sponsor, global logistics expert, and program manager for major IT initiatives.

He is a native of Huntington, New York, and a graduate of Hofstra University with a bachelor of business administration in International Business. Mr. Wendelken also earned a master of science in Information Technology Management and an Information System Security Professional certificate from the Naval Postgraduate School. He is a graduate of the Executive Program, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College and is a member of the Defense Acquisition Corps.

Mr. Wendelken brings a wealth of leadership experience in delivering sustained global logistics and quality-of-life support through technology to his new position that will prove of immeasurable benefit to NAVSUP and to our Navy.

January/February 2017