Acting Director of Regional Business
Robert J. Bauer, Jr. is the Acting Director of Regional Business at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic Division. Previously he was the Deputy Director of the Programs Directorate for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Transatlantic Division (TAD), headquartered in Winchester, Va. The Transatlantic Division supports the Army Corps of Engineers missions in the U.S. Central Command area of operations consisting of 20 Middle Eastern countries spanning from Egypt through the Arabian Gulf to Central Asia. In this position, Mr. Bauer was responsible for managing the Division’s Military Design and Construction Programs, International and Interagency Support, Foreign Military Sales, and oversight of the USACE Project Management Business Process. The Division oversees programs exceeding $4 billion annually through four District offices located in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Winchester. During 28 years of Project and Program Management experience with the Department of Defense, Mr. Bauer has served in an array of challenging leadership and management positions throughout the Corps of Engineers, the Naval Facilities Engineer Command and private construction industry. He has held key positions in Washington D.C., Texas, Germany, Spain, Bosnia, and Iraq. Through his domestic and international assignments he has focused on master planning, construction project and program planning, budget programming and management, facility engineering design, installation and facilities support, public works, and infrastructure rebuilding. Mr. Bauer joined USACE in May 2009. Previously, he spent four years at the Pentagon serving as the lead Program Manager responsible for planning and developing the Office of the Secretary of Defense's state-of-the-art Department of Defense campus in Alexandria, Va., a $1.3 billion Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) relocation of more than 6,000 Defense Agency personnel. Mr. Bauer earned a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural and C

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