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Sutalia Freeman Townsend

Sutalia Freeman Townsend

Office of the Secretary of Defense , the Defense Components , other Federal agencies , and industry concerning real estate / property accountability policy .
Prior to her current position , Ms . Townsend , managed the real estate actions within the most complex Real Estate market in New York ( e . g ., Manhattan , Time Square , Penn Station , Harlem , China Town and Lower New York ) for U . S . Army Corps of Engineer New York District .

S utalia was born and raised in the city of Chesapeake , Virginia where she graduated from Indian River High School class of 1980 . She has worked hard and while achieving much during the past decade of her life . She enlisted in the U . S . Navy Reserves as Intelligence Specialist for five years . She holds a BS in Business Information Systems St . Leo College , a Masters of Business Administration ( MBA ) Regent University and currently is pursuing a Doctorate in Business Administration ( DBA ) from Walden University .

She is a Real Estate Specialist with the Department of Defense , Audit Process Management Directorate in Virginia . With seventeen ( 17 ) plus years of commercial real estate experience , she is an Agency expert for real estate matters wherein the agency occupies / utilizes approximately 25,000 real estate / property assets at more than 500 locations world-wide . She supports efforts to improve the Agency ’ s stewardship and its readiness for financial audit , and DoD initiatives such as Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness ( FIAR ). Exchange information with representative from the
In addition , she deployed to Afghanistan in Operation Enduring Freedom in support of surge of troops an initiative supported by President Obama . She streamlined the management of leasehold estates and provided superior Support to the Army in the multi-national Afghanistan effort ( Afghan government and local populace ). Her work took her to areas remote from established bases where she performed her service under considerable duress . Ms . Townsend volunteered while in Afghanistan to support efforts to reestablish space for schools to ensure primary and intermediate students to continue their education ,
She serve as a dedicated volunteer with Girl Scout Troop 329 in Chesapeake , VA and previously served as troop leader for Troop 497 . Her awards include two Commander ’ s Award for Civilian Service for Operation Enduring Freedom , Castle Award via U . S . Army Corps of Engineer , Certificate of Commendable Service via Defense Logistics Agency . She ’ s active member with Easter Star Chapter 101 ? Queens of Judah ( Virginia Beach ), “ Girls on the Run ” Hampton Roads campaign and a member / partner with Mount Church in Chesapeake , Virginia
She currently resides in Virginia Beach , VA ,