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Rosie W. Tinsley, Director, Strategic Business Integration

Rosie Tinsley, Director, Strategic Business IntegrationRosie W. Tinsley is the Director of the Strategic Business Integration Directorate, Strategic Business Management. In this role, Ms. Tinsley manages the programs, plans, initiatives, systems and processes applicable to executing the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) Integration Strategy. Ms. Tinsley directs and oversees the establishment and implementation of strategic, high visibility-high impact and competitive sourcing initiatives, as well as High Performing Organizations. She is also the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Program Manager for DFAS, providing executive oversight for program development and implementation of BRAC across DFAS.

From May 2005 to June 2006, Ms. Tinsley served as the Director of Support Services, Corporate Resources for DFAS. She provided executive oversight for the Administrative Services and Field Operations organizations, and was responsible for managing non-IT infrastructure support for DFAS personnel worldwide.

Ms. Tinsley served from February 2003 to May 2005 as the oversight executive for DFAS fiscal services and directed the payroll and entitlement transaction processing in support of 16,000 DFAS personnel, whose annual business activity totals approximately $1.6 Billion.

From August 2002 through February 2003, Ms. Tinsley served as the Director, Field Operations. Prior to that assignment, from August 2000 through August 2002, Ms. Tinsley became the first Director for DFAS Administrative Services, where she was responsible for policy and operations oversight for facilities management, support services, physical, personnel, and information security, logistics, and general administrative functions for all DFAS personnel worldwide. This responsibility covered more than six million square feet of federal government office space.

In 1999 and 2000, Ms. Tinsley was assigned as director of the DFAS Support Activity, Indianapolis. She provided infrastructure requirements that included resource management and information technology services for 6,000 DFAS customers who support financial management for the Department of the Army and multiple Defense agencies.

During 1998, Ms. Tinsley led a pilot business effort designed to enhance the agency's technology insertion capability, and expand and improve customer service for DFAS business activities. Before committing to this assignment, she served with the Defense Joint Accounting System project to develop critical life cycle management documentation for a major DoD systems initiative.
From 1994 to 1997, Ms. Tinsley served as Budget Director for DFAS Indianapolis, responsible for managing and accounting for $500 million annually from the Defense Working Capital Fund. In preparation for this responsibility, she held numerous financial management positions.

Ms. Tinsley graduated from Ball State University's Honors College, Muncie, Indiana, with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration. She is a member of the American Society for Military Comptrollers, Association of Government Accountants, the National Association of Female Executives and is a Certified Government Financial Manager.

Ms. Tinsley was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in May 2006.
Updated March 4, 2011