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Kelley Poree

Lecturer
Graduate School of Defense Management
Graduate School of Defense Management

Phone: (831) 656-3620

Overview

Kelley Poree is a lecturer at the Naval Postgraduate School’s Graduate School of Defense Management where he is responsible for educating U.S. and allied military officers and defense civilians in defense-focused business policies and praxis. His research interests include informing acquisition leadership theory integration and architectures for tacit knowledge capture and codification within the Defense Acquisition System. Kelley retired from the United States Air Force in 2015 as the Chief of Contracts, Development and Integration Division Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, where he was responsible for contracting and acquisition support to the B-52 Stratofortress Combat Network Communications Program, Universal Armament Interface Program, and A-29 Super Tucano Light Air Support Foreign Military Sales Programs for Afghanistan and Lebanon. Before his service as Chief of Contracts, he served as the Commander of the 509th Contracting Squadron from July 2011 – July 2014, providing responsive and compliant operational contracting support to the nation’s state-of-the-art B-2 Stealth Bomber fleet. His contingency and wartime experiences include Contingency Contracting Officer, Coalition Provisional Authority (2004), Bagdad, Iraq; Contingency Contracting Officer, Regional Contracting Center Fallujah, Iraq (2006 (Jan – Mar)); and Aide to the Commanding General, Joint Contracting Command Iraq/Afghanistan, Baghdad Iraq, 2006 – 2007 (Mar – Jan). In addition to his service in the U.S. Air Force, he was also a United States Army Infantryman for eight years, serving at Fort Benning, Georgia, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, Republic of South Korea, and 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Kelley holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Strategic Purchasing from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. He is also a National Contract Management Association Certified Professional Contracts Manager and Certified Federal Contracts Manager. Kelley is Acquisition Professional Development Program (APDP) Level III in Contracting, APDP Level I in Program Management, and is currently a 2nd-year doctoral candidate at Indiana Wesleyan University.

Education
  • MBA - NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL 2008
NPS Experience
  • 2019 - current: Lecturer
Other Experience
  • 2019 - 2019 Contracting Officer (Foreign Military Sales), Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaisance Systems Program Office
  • 2017 - 2019 Contracting Officer/Specialist, Advanced Technologies Branch, Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaisance Systems Program Office
  • 2015 - 2017 Contract Specialist/Negotiator, B-2 Stealth Bomber Systems Program Office
  • 2014 - 2017 Chief of Contracts, Development & Integration Division
  • 2011 - 2014 Commander, 509th Contracting Squadron
  • 2000 - 2015 United States Air Force
  • 1990 - 1998 United States Army
Research Interests
Acquisition Management
Architecture for Defense Acquisition System Tacit Knowledge Capture and Codification
Informed Organizational Leadership Theory Integration in Acquisition Organizations
Teaching Interests
Acquisition Management
Informed Defense Acquisition System Decision Making
International Partner Acquisition Capacity Building

Scholarly Work

Publications
  • Research Report
  • Poree, K., Curtis, K., Morrill, J., & Steve, S, (2008). The Joint Effects-Based Contracting Execution System: An Proposed Enabling Concept for Future Joint Expeditionary Contracting Execution.
Presentations
  • Lecture
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), International Defense Acquisitions Negotiations Course, "Overview of Defense Procurement and Contracting," Institute for Security Governance, CA, United States. (November 5, 2019).
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), Executive Program in Defense Decision-Making, "Informed Decision-Making," Institute for Security Governance, CA, United States. (November 4, 2019).
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), Central American Maritime Initiative, "Foreign Military Sales and Direct Commercial Sales," Institute for Security Governance, FL, United States. (May 3, 2019).
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), Central American Maritime Initiative, "Contract Administration and Modifications," Institute for Security Governance, FL, United States. (April 29, 2019).
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), Procurement and Contracting Course, "Key Components of An Effective Contract Monitoring System," Institute for Security Governance, South Africa. (August 30, 2018).
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), Procurement and Contracting Course, "Contracting for Weapon Systems Support," Institute for Security Governance, South Africa. (August 29, 2018).
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), Procurement and Contracting Course, "Cost and Price Analysis," Institute for Security Governance, South Africa. (August 28, 2018).
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), Procurement and Contracting Course, "Acquisition Planning and Market Research," Institute for Security Governance, South Africa. (August 27, 2018).
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), Principles of Defense Procurement and Contracting Course, "Cyber Security and Defense Procurement," Institute for Security Governance, CA, United States. (May 23, 2018).
  • Poree, K., Principles of Defense Procurement and Contracting Course, "Cost and Price Analysis," Institute for Security Governance, CA, United States. (March 21, 2018).
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), Principles of Defense Procurement and Contracting Course, "Characteristics of An Effective Procurement Policy," Institute for Security Governance, CA, United States. (March 20, 2018).
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), Principles of Defense Procurement and Contracting Course, "An Overview of Defense Procurement and Contracting," Institute for Security Governance, CA, United States. (March 19, 2018).
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), Principles of Defense Procurement and Contracting Course, "Contract Management: Post-Award Contacting Considerations," Institute for Security Governance, CA, United States. (November 8, 2017).
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), Principles of Defense Procurement and Contracting Course, "Transparency, Fraud, and Ethics," Institute for Security Governance, CA, United States. (November 7, 2017).
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), Principles of Defense Procurement and Contracting Course, "Cyber Security and Defense Procurement," Institute for Security Governance, CA, United States. (November 6, 2017).
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), Principles of Defense Procurement and Contracting Course, "Better Buying Power Initiatives," Institute for Security Governance, CA, United States. (November 2, 2017).
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), Principles of Defense Procurement and Contracting Course, "Source Selection," Institute for Security Governance, CA, United States. (November 1, 2017).
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), Principles of Defense Procurement and Contracting Course, "Acquisition Planning and Market Research," Institute for Security Governance, CA, United States. (October 31, 2017).
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), Principles of Defense Procurement and Contracting Course, "An Overview of Defense Procurement and Contracting," Institute for Security Governance, CA, United States. (October 30, 2017).
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), Strategies for Building and Sustaining Accountability in Defense Acquisition Decision-Making, "Transparency and Accountability," School of International Graduate Studies, Lebanon. (August 4, 2017).
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), Strategies for Building and Sustaining Accountability in Defense Acquisition Decision-Making, "Shaping and Sustaining an Ethical Organizational Culture," School of International Graduate Studies, Lebanon. (August 3, 2017).
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), Strategies for Building and Sustaining Accountability in Defense Acquisition Decision-Making, "The Effects of Corruption on Defense Acquisitions," Center for Civil-Military Relations, Lebanon. (July 31, 2017).
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), Strategies for Building and Sustaining Accountability in Defense Acquisition Decision-Making, "Key Components in an Effective Contract Monitoring System," Center for Civil-Military Relations, Lebanon. (September 2, 2016).
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), Strategies for Building and Sustaining Accountability in Defense Acquisition Decision-Making, "Better Buying Power Initiatives," Center for Civil-Military Relations, Lebanon. (September 1, 2016).
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), Contract Monitoring and Enforcement, "Managing Risks," School of International Graduate Studies, Lebanon. (August 29, 2016).
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), Strategies for Building and Sustaining Accountability in Defense Acquisition Decision-Making, "Contract Administration and Managing Contract Performance," Center for Civil-Military Relations, Lebanon. (August 29, 2016).
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), Defense Acquisition Management Capstone Course, "Key Considerations in Pre-Deployment and Deployment Operations," Center for Civil-Military Relations, Congo, Democratic Republic of the. (December 9, 2015).
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), Defense Acquisition Management Capstone Course, "Post-Award Contract Management," Center for Civil-Military Relations, Congo, Democratic Republic of the. (December 8, 2015).
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), Defense Acquisition Management Capstone Course, "Characteristics of An Effective Procurement Policy," Center for Civil-Military Relations, Congo, Democratic Republic of the. (December 7, 2015).
  • Poree, K. (Author & Presenter), Defense Acquisition Management Capstone Course, "Defense Procurement and Contracting: Fundamental Concepts and Challenges," Center for Civil-Military Relations, Congo, Democratic Republic of the. (December 1, 2015).