Danielle Miller

Director, Policy, Analysis, and Transition (PA&T)

Ms. Danielle Miller is the Director of Policy, Analysis, and Transition (PA&T) within the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Industrial Policy. In her role, she provides direction, guidance, and oversight to three offices focused respectively on assessing the ability of the industrial base to meet the warfighter’s needs, developing realistic industrial surge scenarios, and evaluating the industrial base impacts of defense modernization. She directs analyses of current and emerging risks and opportunities within the defense industrial base, informing key policy, program, and budget decisions.

Ms. Miller gained extensive expertise in analysis and program evaluation in her prior roles with Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation (CAPE). As the Director of Readiness and Force Employment Division, she was responsible for leading CAPES’ analysis of the Services’ readiness portfolios and responsible for funding the DoD five-year readiness program. This included leveraging existing data sets and tools to develop intricate models of the aviation sustainment process. In addition, Ms. Miller was responsible for assessing Global Posture portfolio, and developing resourcing options prioritized by strategic alignment and operational relevance. Within CAPE, she also served as the Deputy Director of Joint Data Support Division. In this role she managed teams of analyst developing force structure and force employment data. She led the establishment of archived historic deployment data, which continues to be used to support program evaluation.

Prior to her Civil Service Directorship positions, she worked in the private sector providing support to CAPE, the United States Air Force and the Department of Labor. Ms. Miller also has spent time in the non-profit sector, working for Special Olympics Florida and the Better Housing League of Greater Cincinnati. In each organization she effectively secured funding from a variety of foundations and local, state, and federal agencies.

She graduated from Florida State University with a Master of Arts in International Affairs and a Bachelor’s of Science from Wright State University in International Studies.

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