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BIOGRAPHY

UNITED STATES AIR FORCE .


LIEUTENANT COLONEL JORGE I. JIMENEZ
Lt. Col. Jorge I. Jimenez is the Director, Financial Management & Comptroller for the Air
Forces Central Command, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina. He is the senior
financial advisor to the AFCENT Commander and directorate leadership. He is
responsible for the effective planning, execution, and accounting of a $1.2 billion
budget. He leads a team of 34 personnel at Shaw AFB, which also provides oversight
and financial management support to 45 deployed personnel at eight locations in the
AFCENT area of responsibility.

Lt. Col. Jimenez graduated from the University of Puerto Rico in 1998 and was
commissioned through the Reserve Officer Training Corps. He is an Air Force financial
management officer with experience in a wide range of financial functions and
organizational levels, and is a certified defense financial manager. He has deployed
twice in support of Operation Enduring Freedom Afghanistan and supported combined
joint task forces and humanitarian relief operations.

EDUCATION
1998 Bachelor in Business Administration, Accounting, University of Puerto Rico,
Bayamon, Puerto Rico
1998 Basic Financial Management Officer Course, Sheppard AFB, Wichita Falls, Texas
2003 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2006 Master of Business Administration and Public Policy, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif.
2006 Financial Management Staff Officer Course, Keesler AFB, Miss.
2009 Air Command and Staff College, correspondence
2009 Defense Financial Management Course, Maxwell AFB, Ala.

ASSIGNMENTS
1. October 1998 - June 2001, Financial Officer, AF Research Laboratory, Propulsion Directorate, Edwards AFB, Calif.
2. July 2001 - August 2004, Chief, Budget and Finance, NATO Programming Center, Glons, Belgium
3. September 2004 - June 2006, Student, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif.
4. July 2006 - June 2010, Chief, Budget Ops and Programming, 12AF (AFSOUTH), Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz.
5. July 2010 - June 2012, Comptroller, 505th Command and Control Wing, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
6. July 2012 - June 2014, Commander, 5th Comptroller Squadron, Minot AFB, N.D.
7. July 2014 - July 2016, Commander, 20th Comptroller Squadron, Shaw AFB, S.C.
8. July 2016 – present, Director, Financial Management & Comptroller, USAFCENT, Shaw AFB, S.C.

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS


Defense Meritorious Service Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf cluster
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal with two bronze stars
NATO Medal with one bronze star

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION


Second Lieutenant June 1998
First Lieutenant June 2000
Captain July 2002
Major March 2008
Lieutenant Colonel September 2013

(current as of August 2016)