Donald (Lee) Singleton - Institute for Security Governance
Faculty, Education & Professional Practice Division
Mr. Donald (Lee) Singleton is the functional lead for Logistics in the Education and Professional Practice (EPP) Division at the Institute for Security Governance (ISG). In this role, he is responsible for leading ISG logistics development and monitoring, enabling and managing the ISG enterprise to address logistics equities in institutional capacity building (ICB) projects and activity execution, as well as providing advice and expertise to US Government / US Department of Defense leadership and stakeholders on logistics in ICB and related issues.
Prior to joining ISG, Mr. Singleton completed over 30 years active duty as a US Navy Rear Admiral. He is a logistician with numerous tours in executive leadership positions and extensive experience in Joint, Multi-national, and naval operations. His recent tours include Director of Logistics for the US European Command (ECJ4) in Stuttgart Germany; Director of Logistics for the US Pacific Fleet in Pearl Harbor Hawaii; Chief of Staff to the Director of Logistics for the US Joint Chiefs of Staff (J4); and as Director of the Multinational Logistics Division for the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington, D.C. He also commanded the US Navy's largest logistics command, Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk Virginia. Mr. Singleton had numerous afloat positions, and his final posting at sea was the Supply Officer for the aircraft carrier USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, homeported in Norfolk Virginia.
Mr. Singleton holds two advanced degrees: an MBA from the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg Virginia, and an MA in National Security and Strategic Studies from the US Naval War College in Newport, RI. He holds a BA from Troy University in Alabama. Mr. Singleton is also a graduate of Columbia University's Senior Executive Program and Stanford University's National University of Singapore Program for International Management.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Defense Logistics
- Budgeting & Resource Management
- Security & Defense Planning
- Human Resource Management
- Humanitarian Assistance & Disaster Response