Kathy Hendrickson

Defense Finance
and Accounting Service
Providing payment services of the U.S. Department of Defense

Kathy Hendrickson, DFAS Director of Human Resources

Photo of Kathy Hendrickson, DFAS Director of Human ResoucesKathy Hendrickson serves as the DFAS Director for Human Resources, providing strategy, policy and operations support to DFAS, and tailored personnel services to eight DoD agencies including the Defense Information Systems Agency, Defense Acquisition University, Department of Defense Office of Inspector General, National Defense University, Defense Contract Audit Agency, Defense Technical Information Center, Army Finance Management Command and a portion of Defense Security Cooperation Agency.

Before assuming this position, Ms. Hendrickson served for four years as the DFAS Deputy HR Director.  Her experience includes a variety of leadership positions prior to and since the establishment of DFAS in 1991.  Before joining DFAS, she provided Human Resource support to the Army in Zweibruecken, Germany, at Fort Lee, Virginia, and at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, California.

Ms. Hendrickson holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Middle Tennessee State University and a Masters in Psychology from Ball State University.  She has earned a Greenbelt certification and holds primary certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources.  She is also a graduate of the Federal Executive Institute’s Leadership for a Democratic Society. Updated Jan. 17, 2012