Official portrait of Todd B. Hunter

Todd Hunter was appointed Deputy Executive Director, Office of Mission Support on April 23, 2023. Mr. Hunter is the principal advisor to the Executive Director for Mission Support and other key officials within the Department of Veterans Affairs and Veterans Benefits Administration on a number of activities and initiatives underway to help improve VBA’s operations including Administration, Acquisition, Facilities, and Operations, Safety, Security and Preparedness programs and policies. In this role, Mr. Hunter provides expertise in Freedom of Information Act, Privacy, Records, Procurement, Safety, Security, and Watch Operations across the enterprise to include management of 6.3 million square feet of VBA space.

Prior to his appointment as Deputy Executive Director, Mr. Hunter served as the Acting Associate Executive Director for the Strategic Acquisition Center. In this capacity, Mr. Hunter led a geographically dispersed organization of acquisition professionals providing dedicated acquisition and program management expertise and life-cycle management support via delivery of strategically sound contracts on an enterprise-wide scale. Between 2019 and 2020, as the Executive Director for VA’s Office of Acquisition, Logistics, and Construction (OALC), Mr. Hunter was responsible for standing up the Business Operations Center within VA’s OALC. He was responsible for instituting a comprehensive, single source of accountability for OALC business processes inclusive of workforce management and planning, emergency preparation, continuity of operations, Supply Fund appropriated and reimbursable funds, and strategic financial oversight. Between 2019 and 2017, pursuant to Presidential Executive Order 13793, VA’s Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection (OAWP) was established. Mr. Hunter was appointed Deputy Executive Director for OAWP. Mr. Hunter provided oversight for the Secretary’s accountability priorities and final review and was instrumental for advising VA leadership in coordination, direction, and evaluation of whistleblower protections and senior leader accountability.

Mr. Hunter served with the United States Army for 22 years. His assignments included two tours in the 3rd Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) at Fort Myer, Virginia and a tour with the United States Army Personnel Command.

Mr. Hunter received the Legion of Merit Medal and the Women’s Veteran Interactive Trailblazer’s Award. In recognition of his contributions to the Army and his commitment to community service, Mr. Hunter was awarded the prestigious Association of the United States Army’s Bainbridge Award. He is a distinguish member of the Old Guard and belongs to several non-profit organizations including Association of the United States Army and the Army Historical Association.

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