Kenneth Crowder serves as the interim deputy to the commander of the U.S. Army Financial Management Command, which conducts enterprise-level financial operations and provides technical coordination for Finance and Comptroller units and military pay support with commands across the Army in order to ensure the effective implementation of policies and programs to support optimally resourcing the Army and supporting Soldiers.
Crowder began his federal civil service career in 2008 with the Army National Guard as the Army National Guard Financial Services Center director, where he led and managed an organization consisting of Accounting/Operational Review Program, Military Pay and Travel Policy, ARNG Military Pay Support, GFEBS Tier II help desk, Spending Chain (Vendor Pay), and Information and Technology.
In 2016, he became the Military Pay Enterprise Solutions and Standards director. The directorate provided oversight to influence improvement in the timelines, accuracy, and enhancements of service standards for financial/pay system customers of DFAS. This required the standardization of pay processes and procedures across organizational boundaries as well as facilitate improvement of system performance requirements and system utilization. This also included management and oversight of the agency end-of-year programs for military pay and tax reporting.
Crowder is a retired U.S. Army Finance colonel who served as a finance officer in Germany, Saudi Arabia and the United States. He has a Bachelor of Science in accounting, with a minor in auditing and a Master of Business Administration with emphasis in telecommunications management.