Pamela Franceschi, Director, DFAS Columbus

Ms. Pamela Franceschi proudly serves as Site Director for the Defense Finance and Accounting Service in Columbus, Ohio.  In this commanding role,

Ms. Franceschi is responsible for the day-to-day operations while passionately leading more than 2,100 accounting and finance professionals in support of the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Defense Agencies.  As a customer-focused leader, she also serves as Client Executive to the United States Air Force and 10 Defense Agencies, in addition to overseeing operations for the DFAS Limestone site.

Ms. Franceschi has been with DFAS since its inception in 1991, and she upholds the DFAS core values of integrity, service and innovation.  She has diverse background in Human Resources, Defense Fuels Operation, Commercial Pay Operations and Finance.  In 2009, Ms. Franceschi was selected to be a member of the Senior Executive Service as Deputy Site Director for DFAS Columbus. 

Prior to her current role, Ms. Franceschi led over 1,100 IT professionals across DFAS as Director for Information and Technology.  While managing a budget of more than $350 million, she safeguarded the DFAS infrastructure along with 100+ systems to ensure the systems were accessible and up-to-date in support of the Agency’s mission. 

Through her keen executive skills and contributions at the strategic level, Ms. Franceschi also excelled as Director for Systems within the DFAS Enterprise Solutions and Standards organization from December 2011 through June 2013.  In this role, she served as the senior DFAS liaison to the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness Directorate.

Page updated October 30, 2019