Dr. Todd Calhoun assumed the duties as Executive Director of Marine Corps Installations Command on July 10, 2016. He previously served as the Director of Program Analysis and Evaluation, Programs and Resources Department, Headquarters Marine Corps, where he was responsible for providing the Commandant, Assistant Commandant, and Deputy Commandant for Programs and Resources with independent assessments of Marine Corps programs.
Prior to his service with HQMC, Dr. Calhoun served as a Senior Operations Research Analyst with the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Cost Assessment & Program Evaluation directorate, from 2008-2012. While with CAPE, Dr. Calhoun led the Special Operations/Counterterrorism portfolio through four Program Budget Reviews and the 2010 Quadrennial Defense Review. He also oversaw the Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations portfolios while assigned to the Irregular Warfare Division. In his final assignment with CAPE, Dr. Calhoun led the Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance portfolio through the Fiscal Year 13-17 Program Budget Review.
Prior to joining OSD, Dr. Calhoun was the Chief Analyst of Marine Corps Systems Command from 2004-2008. In this capacity, he was responsible for the development and delivery of a wide range of analyses used in the defense acquisition system. He also led the command-wide Operations Research/Systems Analysis Community of Practice and the Economic & Business Analysis Branch with a mission to provide independent analysis to enable sound investment decision-making. Dr. Calhoun was initially assigned to Marine Corps Systems Command as a Defense Systems Analyst in 1999 while on active duty. He later transitioned to the civil service and was re-assigned as an Operations Research Analyst responsible for the development of ground weapons programs.
Dr. Calhoun began his Marine Corps career as an infantry officer with 2d Battalion, 3d Marine Regiment in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. He graduated from Miami University (Ohio) in 1993, the Naval Postgraduate School in 1998, and received his doctorate from George Mason University in 2006.