Nesta Garner

Brigadier General Michael Greiner

Brigadier General Michael Greiner

In this episode of Office Call, Lt Col John Forbes and Capt Shawn Hempsey interview Brig Gen Michael Greiner, Comptroller, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command. This is part of Office Call’s leadership series where we have conversations with senior leaders from the Air Force Financial Management community to get to know them better as individuals, gain insights into lessons learned from their successes, as well as challenges they have overcome. As AFMC’s Chief Financial Officer, Brig Gen Greiner responsible for more than 35% of the Air Force appropriated budget. This includes the financial planning and fiscal execution of the Air Force’s research, development, test, acquisition, and sustainment programs. He serves as principal financial adviser to the AFMC Commander, and as such, is responsible for command policies regarding Chief Financial Officer Act compliance. He is responsible for identifying funding requirements; building the command’s budgets; administering the Air Force Working Capital Fund; executing AFMC’s annual budget program of $60 billion and providing military, civilian, and contractor pay service to 89,000 personnel. He also oversees 3,000 professional financial managers providing vital services supporting the command’s units worldwide, including 10 major bases. Brig Gen Greiner received his commission from the Air Force Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program at the University of Portland as a distinguished graduate. He is also a distinguished graduate of the Air Force Institute of Technology. He has served in operations Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom, Unified Response, and Freedom’s Sentinel. Prior to his current assignment, Brig Gen Greiner served as the Director, Budget Operations and Personnel, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Budget.

Duration: 1 hr 35 min

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