Director, Installation Energy
Defense Logistics Agency Energy
Kevin Ahern is responsible for managing the Defense Logistics Agency Energy’s Direct Supply Natural Gas Program, Competitive Electricity, Renewable Power, Demand Management, Demand Response and Coal purchase programs. In addition, he serves as the Deputy Acquisition Executive for DLA Energy.
Prior to this role, Ahern was the director of the Energy Enterprise Office and served as the program manager for the DLA Energy Utility Systems Privatization Program and the DLA Energy’s Energy Savings Performance Contracting Program. He also served as the director of the Fuel Card Program Office and the Center Senior Procurement Official.
Ahern began his career with DLA Energy in 1990 as a contracting intern. He is certified in contracting at Level III under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (August 1996) and is a member of the Defense Acquisition Corps. He has a bachelor’s degree in Finance from King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., a master's of Business Administration from Florida Institute of Technology and a master’s in National Resource Strategy from the National Defense University, Industrial College of the Armed Forces. Ahern also completed the Department of Defense Senior Acquisition course at ICAF.