Mr. David (Dave) S. Floyd, CPL, has been the Learning Director for Life Cycle Management and a Professor in Logistics at the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) located at Fort Belvoir, VA. the past 10 years. He manages the development and revision of 40 Continuous Learning Logistics (CLL) courses. He also teaches the LOG 211 Supportability Analysis course. He managed development of the LOG 340 and the LOG 215 Technical Data Management courses, both of which were competitively awarded the DAU Excellence Award for Curriculum Development. Mr. Floyd supported the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Materiel Readiness while serving as DAU’s representative to the Product Support Assessment Team (PSAT where he participated in the development of the DoD Product Support Manager Guidebook, Product Support Business Case Analysis Guidebook, Logistics Assessment Guidebook and the Public-Private Partnering Guidebook. He is the principal author of DAU’s Integrated Product Support (IPS) Elements Guidebook.
Mr. Floyd is a retired Naval Reserve Commander with over 30 years combined logistics and systems engineering experience supporting U.S Navy and Coast Guard weapons systems acquisition and life cycle support programs. Mr. Floyd is a member of the DoD Acquisition Workforce and is DAWIA Level III certified in Life Cycle Logistics and Engineering. He is also a SOLE – The International Society of Logistics Certified Professional Logistician (CPL) where he is serving on the SOLE Board of Directors as the District 2 Director where he oversees the operations of the Mid-Atlantic Chapters of SOLE. He is a member of the DAUAA Board of Directors where he promotes membership and retention and authors the DAUAA Newsletter. He holds a Master of Science degree in Systems Engineering from George Mason University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia.