Former Director, Defense Logistics Agency
Andy Busch is a tested senior leader with extensive experience in supply chain management and aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO). As a senior executive, he provided strategic leadership while commanding an aircraft MRO depot, the aviation spare parts supply chain for the Department of Defense, as well as the Air Logistics Center at Hill Air Force Base in Utah.
In his final assignment, he served as the Director of the Defense Logistics Agency leading nine supply chains supporting the U.S. military, as well as federal, state, local and international partners. His Agency provided food, medical material, uniforms and construction equipment, 98 percent of the Defense Department’s fuel, and the majority of spare parts for military weapons systems. He completed his Air Force service in June 2017 retiring as a Lieutenant General.
He is currently an Independent Consultant and continues to serve the Air Force as an Adjunct Contract Professor. His principal consulting relationship is with Goldratt Consulting where he serves as Strategic Advisor to a worldwide consulting practice.
Since completing his government service, his pro bono activities include serving as a panel member for a National Academies of Science study sponsored by the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition (SAF/AQ). The panel was chaired by the Honorable Frank Kendall (current Secretary of the Air Force) and is titled “Weapon System Sustainment Planning Early in the Development Lifecycle.” In addition, he is currently serving as a member of the Peace Corps Sexual Assault Advisory Council.