Marshal R. Gimpel is the Director, Enterprise Services Center (ESC) for the Federal Aviation Administration located at the Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The ESC is a shared service provider for the Department of Transportation in the areas of information technology, financial systems, and finance and accounting operations. In addition, the ESC has been designated by the Office of Management and Budget as a Center of Excellence in the field of financial management and is chartered to provide services throughout the federal government. The Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center is a major organizational complex for the FAA, employing about 5000 government and contract employees and is the largest concentration of U.S. Department of Transportation employees outside Washington, D.C.
Prior to this assignment, Mr. Gimpel was the Corporate Director, Quality and Performance for the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS). In this role, he was responsible for all corporate quality programs and initiatives, the agency's performance and productivity assessment programs, the development and implementation of the agency's Human Capital Strategy, and the development of other major transformation initiatives designed to help DFAS achieve its overall business goals and strategies.
Previously, Mr. Gimpel was the Acting Director Accounting Services (Air Force) and Air Force Client Executive. In this capacity he was responsible for DFAS' total client relationship with the U.S. Air Force and oversaw the operation of the DFAS Denver Site as well as five DFAS field site organizations. He entered the Senior Executive Service on June 29, 2003, with his appointment as the Deputy Director, Accounting Services (Air Force). From 1995 to 2003, Gimpel was the Deputy Director and Director of the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) site in Pensacola, Florida. He has more than 25 years of Federal experience in line, staff, field level and agency/headquarters assignments, including assignments with the Defense Logistics Agency and four years as an officer in the U.S. Army Finance Corps. Career experience includes finance operations, resource management, program management, organizational development and training.
Gimpel holds Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts degrees from the College of William and Mary. He is a graduate of the Federal Executive Institute and the Armed Forces Staff College as well as an honor graduate of the U.S. Army Finance Officers Course. In addition, he is a graduate of the DFAS Senior Management Development Forum, the DLA Executive Development Program and the Columbus Area Leadership Program.
Gimpel is the past president of the Buckeye and Blue Angel Chapters of the American Society of Military Comptrollers. He also holds the designation of Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM).