Dr. Wanda A. Swanier
Dr. Wanda Ann Swanier enlisted in the Navy in October 1974 as a Seaman Apprentice. She later received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of La Verne, her Masters in National Security Studies from the Naval War College and her Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.) from Walden University.
Dr. Swanier has 37 years of active naval service. She spent her first 17 years as an enlisted member prior to receiving her commission through the Limited Duty Officer Program in April 1991. She then attended the Navy Supply Corps School in Athens, Georgia.
Her career included a variety of supply, training, and logistics assignments. Her first assignment as a Supply Corps Officer was Disbursing and Sales Officer onboard USS JASON (AR 8). She also served onboard USS MCKEE (AS 41), Supply Officer onboard USS MOBILE BAY (CG 53). Dr. Swanier shore duty assignments include Officer-In-Charge, Pacific Fleet Integrated Logistics Command, San Diego California, Aviation Support Division Officer, Naval Air Station, North Island California, Student, Naval War College, Newport Rhode Island, and Financial Resource Manager, Headquarters, United States Pacific Command, Camp H. M. Smith Hawaii.
On June 1, 2010, Dr. Swanier retired from Active Duty and joined Marine Corps Logistics Command Team. Dr. Swanier is currently Acting Director, Logistics Services Management Center (LSMC). She resides in Leesburg Georgia, with her husband Victor and they have four children; Antonio, Victor, Kyle, and Ashley. They have five grandchildren and a family dog Princess.
In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, shopping, and spending time with her grandchildren. Educating, mentoring, and coaching others to reach their Godly purpose is what inspires her most. The Ketia4Kidz Foundation is a vessel God is using for Dr. Swanier to help military brats achieve to their purpose driven goals. Her favorite scripture is “Trust in the Lord with all thine heart and lean not to your own understanding, in all your ways acknowledge Him and he will direct your path” (Proverb 3:5).