Fort Belvoir, Va. –
Mr. Terry Schneider was inducted into the ranks of the Senior Executive Service in a formal ceremony hosted by DCAA’s Director Ms. Terri Dilly on January 11, 2023. Mr. Schneider is the Director, Field Detachment, a position he has held since December 2022.
Mr. Schneider has been with DCAA since 1985 when he began his career at the Litton Resident Office in Los Angeles. He has served in various capacities in Field Audit Offices advancing to become a branch manager. He also served at DCAA Headquarters where he was the Deputy Assistant Director for the Integrity and Quality Assurance Directorate. Most recently, he was a Regional Audit Manager with Eastern Region. During her remarks, Ms. Dilly highlighted Mr. Schneider’s many accomplishments saying, “Terry has demonstrated throughout his career that he is ready for this challenge and I am confident he will succeed.”
During the ceremony, the oath of office was recited and the SES certificate was presented. Next, Mr. Schneider’s wife, Laurel, pinned on the SES pin. Finally, the SES flag was unfurled and presented to Mr. Schneider to proudly display in his office. During his remarks, Mr. Schneider stated, “When I began my career, I aspired to reach the GS-13 level but DCAA presented me with great opportunities that enabled my rise to the SES level.” He then encouraged everyone in the audience to also take advantage of every opportunities and not limit their careers.