Pat Rose Jr. was named the Assistant Administrator for the Office of Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer in August 2014. He is responsible for the financial operations and administrative services supporting national transportation security, including operations at approximately 440 airports. He also oversees TSA’s compliance with the Federal Managers’ Financial Integrity Act and planning, formulating, defending and executing its $7.3 billion annual budget.
Previously, Rose served as the U.S. Marine Corps Operations and Maintenance Appropriation Manager assigned to the Deputy Commandant of Programs and Resources. He was responsible for financial operations, funds control and fiscal guidance to 16 major reporting units and resource allocation for a $9 billion annual operating budget supporting the global expeditionary mission.
Rose served on active duty for the U.S. Air Force for over 26 years, retiring as a colonel. Career highlights include serving as the Director of Financial Management and Comptroller for Pacific Air Forces at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, and commanding the 22nd Mission Support Group at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Rose also commanded twice at the squadron level and held various positions at installation and command levels.
Rose earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Robert Morris University and holds a Master in Business Administration from Hardin Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. His military awards include the Legion of Merit and Air Force Association Citation.