Mr. Dyer is the Chief Financial Officer for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) where he is responsible for the planning, budgeting and financial management of agency resources. He is also designated as the NRC Performance Improvement Officer responsible for leading improvements in agency performance management activities in response to Presidential Executive Order 13450, “Improving Government Program Performance.” Mr. Dyer was previously the Director, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation (NRR), from 2003-2008, where he was responsible for the NRC safety programs for the commercial power, research, and test reactors in the United States. He also served as Regional Administrator, Region III, from 1999 - 2003, where he led the NRC safety and security oversight activities for reactor and materials licensees located in eight midwestern states. Before assuming duties in Region III, he served in several management and supervisory positions in NRC Region IV and headquarters offices. He joined NRC in 1983 as an Inspector in the former Office of Inspection and Enforcement. Prior to joining the NRC, from 1978-1983, Mr. Dyer was an engineering consultant and manager with TRACOR, Inc. He also served as a submarine officer in the U. S. Navy from 1973-1977 and served in the U.S. Naval Reserve until retirement in 1995. Mr. Dyer received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry in 1973 from the University of California (Davis), a Masters in Business Administration Degree in 1982 from Frostburg State University (Maryland), and an Associates Degree in Accounting in 1986 from Montgomery College (Maryland).