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Director, Career Readiness Suite
Office of the Secretary of Defense

Dr. Woods is the director of the Career Readiness Suite, which includes both academic and non-academic credentials within the office of Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Force Education & Training). He entered federal service in 2004 and has directed voluntary education activities at the Installation, Region, Service, and Agency level. His programs affect the investment of roughly $700M in annual federal funding and touch about 800,000 Service members each year. Dr. Woods spent 1,460 days wearing the uniform of the United States Navy, and found something to love in every single one of those days. He asked me to tell you that if you’re hearing this bio, you’re someone who’s contribution to this enterprise he thinks about every day.

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