Rear Adm. Michelle C. Skubic is a 1988 graduate of California State University, Fullerton, earning her Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration-Finance. She earned her Master of Science in Acquisition and Contract Management from Naval Post Graduate School in 2001. She is also a graduate of the Joint Forces Staff College and the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Executive Development Institute.
Skubic's operational assignments include: division officer in readiness and services billets, USS Acadia (AD 42), which included deployment for Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm; supply officer for Precommissioning Unit (PCU) McFaul (DDG 74), built in Pascagoula, Mississippi; and supply officer for PCU George H. W. Bush (CVN 77), built in Newport News, Virginia, which was commissioned to the fleet in January 2009. Additionally, she completed a tour forward-deployed as commander, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Support Team in Kuwait, where her team, in concert with other DLA activities, supported United States Central Command, United States Army Central and other Department of Defense organizations in sustaining the warfighter’s requirements for Operations New Dawn and Enduring Freedom.
Her shore assignments include: services officer and carrier readiness officer at Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, San Diego; combined bachelor quarters officer and Aviation Support Division officer, Naval Air Station Sigonella, Sicily; deputy department head for program contracts, Naval Air Systems Command in Patuxent River, Maryland; deputy force supply officer, Commander, Naval Surface Forces, San Diego; director of supplier operations, DLA Aviation, Richmond, Virginia; commanding officer, Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk, Virginia; chief of staff, NAVSUP, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; director, Logistics, Fleet Supply and Ordnance, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii; and commander, DLA Land and Maritime, Columbus, Ohio.
Skubic became commander, NAVSUP and 48th Chief of Supply Corps July 13, 2018.
Skubic is designated as a Naval Aviation and Surface Warfare Supply Corps officer and is a member of the Acquisition Professional Corps. She is entitled to wear the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal and the Navy Achievement Medal.
Mr. Michael T. Madden became Vice Commander and senior civilian of the Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) in May 2016. As the number two official in the NAVSUP enterprise, Mr. Madden leads a worldwide workforce of over 22,500 military and civilian personnel, both in day-to-day operations and in strategic planning and business transformation. He has been a member of the Senior Executive Service since 1999.
Mr. Madden graduated from The Citadel, where he was commissioned from the ROTC program as an Ensign, Supply Corps, in the U. S. Navy in 1979. He has numerous tours ashore and afloat in his 20-year career. He retired in 1999 as a Commander.
He received bachelor's degree in math/computer science from The Citadel in 1979. Mr. Madden holds a master's in information systems from the U. S. Naval Postgraduate School and a master's in national security and strategic studies from the Naval War College. He is a graduate of the Advanced Executive Program, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University; a graduate of the Navy Executive Leadership Forum, The Brookings Institution; and is a member of the Acquisition Professional Community.
In Mr. Madden's previous position as Executive Deputy, Marine Corps Logistics Command, he served as the senior civilian providing comprehensive logistics/supply chain and distribution management; depot level maintenance and strategic prepositioning support to all Operating Forces, other agencies and organizations and is the principal advisor to the two-star Commanding General.
Mr. Madden served as Deputy Comptroller/Comptroller, Naval Supply Systems Command from June 1999 to December 2004. In this capacity he had cognizance over all financial planning, programming, budgeting, accounting, control and execution of resources and funds for 8,000-person Navy Systems Command with responsibility for revenue/expense identification and annual rate setting for $6.0B business.
Mr. Madden was awarded the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award in June 2001 and the Navy Distinguished Civilian Service Award in January 2005. He was awarded the Presidential Rank Award of Meritorious Executive in 2007 and Presidential Rank Award of Distinguished Executive in 2012.
Capt. Matt Ott is currently serving as chief of staff, Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP). His previous assignment was commanding officer, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Jacksonville.
In 1992, he received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Business with a Psychology minor from the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) and commissioned via VMI's Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps program. In 2004, he earned a Master of Business Administration in Global Supply Chain Management and E-Business and Digital Commerce from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Kenan-Flagler Business School. He is a 2011 distinguished graduate of National Defense University’s Industrial College of the Armed Forces, where he earned a Master of Science in National Resource Strategy. He is also a graduate of the John F. Kennedy Executive School of Government, Harvard University.
His afloat assignments include supply officer, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76); pre-commissioning and commissioning supply officer, USS Decatur (DDG 73); and aviation support division officer, USS Tarawa (LHA 1). Each of his teams earned multiple Supply Blue "E" Awards for Excellence.
His shore assignments include director of Aviation Operations, NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; commanding officer, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Defense Supply Center Philadelphia Pacific Region; aircraft depot repair officer, the S-3 Viking lead logistician, the P-3 Orion lead logistician and director of Industrial Support Programs, Naval Inventory Control Point Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; aide to the 14th Director, DLA; flag aide to the Commander, NAVSUP and 41st Chief of Supply Corps; and logistics outfitting and grooming officer, Commander, Naval Air Forces U.S. Pacific Fleet.
Ott was one of the first officers on ground in Haiti following January 2010's 7.0 earthquake, serving as one of the five members of U.S. Southern Command's (SOUTHCOM's) Logistics Assessment Team. He remained until March 2010 as DLA Support Team's Operations officer supporting SOUTHCOM, Joint Task Force-Haiti, and the Joint Logistics Command-Haiti in Operation UNIFIED RESPONSE.
Ott is designated as a Naval Aviation Supply Officer and a Surface Warfare Supply Corps Officer and is a member of the Defense Acquisition Corps and attained Joint Specialty Officer designation. He is Level III Life Cycle Logistics certified and is the Supply Corps’ first Life Cycle Logistics Key Leadership Position designee. His teams earned the prestigious Admiral Stan Arthur Logistics Team of the Year award for innovation and excellence for 2016 (NAVSUP Logistics Cell Team out of Philadelphia) and 2017 (NAVSUP FLC Jacksonville Enterprise Logistics Response Team). Both teams were also NAVSUP’s Logistics Team of the Year.
His personal decorations include the Legion of Merit (two awards), Defense Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Joint Service Commendation Medal, and various unit and campaign awards.
Master Chief Petty Officer Thaddeus T. Wright became the 17th Master Chief Petty Officer of Naval Supply Systems Command on November 2, 2016
Wright, a native of Elmira, New York, enlisted in the Navy in July 1989. Following completion of basic training at Recruit Training Command San Diego, California, he reported to Naval Training Center San Diego, California, completing Mess Management Specialist training. Wright later received a diploma from International Correspondence School for Hotel and Restaurant Management. He is a graduate of the Senior Enlisted Academy (Gold, Class 123), Command Master Chief/Chief of the Boat course, the U.S. Fleet Forces/Pacific Fleet Executive Leadership Symposium, and the Naval Postgraduate School's Navy Senior Leader Seminar.
Wright's sea duty assignments include tours in USS Thorn (DD 988); Commander, South Atlantic Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet (USS O'BANNON); USS Nimitz (CVN 68); USS Trenton (LPD 14); Commander, Standing Naval Forces Atlantic (USS Thomas S. Gates (CG 51), USS Moosbrugger (DD 980), USS Tortuga (LSD 46)); USS Normandy (CG 60); USS Enterprise (CVN 65); and USS Shiloh (CG 67).
His shore assignments include Naval Construction Battalion Center, Gulfport, Mississippi; Commander in Chief Atlantic Fleet/Commander in Chief Western Atlantic Area; Commander, Naval Forces Marianas; Commander, Naval Surfaces Forces Atlantic; and Bureau of Naval Personnel.
His personal decorations include two Meritorious Service Medals, four Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medals, and five Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, and various unit and campaign awards. He is the recipient of the 2016 Surface Navy Association's Admiral Zumwalt Award for Visionary Leadership. He is designated a specialist in Surface and Air Warfare.