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Frank Lowery

Frank Lowery, a member of the Senior Executive Service, currently serves as the Deputy Chief Human Capital Officer for the Department of Energy.  He is responsible for strategically aligning the agency's workforce to its missions through effective management of human capital policies and programs. He advises and assists the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Energy, and other agency officials, in selecting, developing, training, and managing a highly skilled, productive, and diverse workforce in accordance with merit system principles and all applicable statutory requirements.

Prior to his appointment as the Deputy Chief Human Capital Officer, Mr. Lowery was the Deputy Associate Administrator for Management in the National Nuclear Security Administration. There, he was responsible for the management and operations of the Administration’s Human Resources, Business Services, Diversity, International Operations and Administrative Operations supporting more than 33,000 employees nationwide. Prior to entering Federal service in 2012, he served on active duty in the United States Navy.

Mr. Lowery has over thirty-five years of experience in national security, much of it associated with nuclear powered submarines and nuclear weapons.  His submarine experience includes service in the Atlantic and Pacific Fleets on fast attack as well as strategic deterrent submarines.

A certified Professional Engineer, he developed specialized skills in technical, business, and personnel management through his involvement in submarine delivery programs and oversight of the 25 Atlantic Fleet nuclear powered fast attack submarines.

Mr. Lowery earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Engineering from the United States Naval Academy and his Master’s degree in Engineering Management from Old Dominion University.