Ret. General Frank Anderson Bio

Ret. General Frank Anderson has vast experience in training, curriculum development and training effectiveness. Mr. Anderson retired as President of the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) in 2010.

He is a retired Brigadier General, United States Air Force. He previously served as Vice President of Defense Acquisition University and led the strategic planning process that shaped the current DAU reengineering initiatives. He was a former Commandant of the Defense Systems Management College, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Contracting, and Air Force Competition Advocate General. He also served as the first chairman of the Federal Inter-agency Working Group for Alternate Dispute Resolution.

He was recognized by Attorney General Janet Reno for his leadership of the Federal ADR Working Group. He was selected for the Who’s Who in America for 2000 and has been selected to receive this year’s National Contract Management Association’s National Achievement Award. He is Level III certified in Program Management and Contracting.

Mr. Anderson is a graduate of the Defense Systems Management College, Air Command Staff College, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, and has a Masters and Bachelor’s degree (Cum Laude) in business. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the National Contract Management Association, the Washington Area Corporate University Consortium, and is a Trustee for the Contract Management Institute.