W. ‘Baze’ Bazemore is the Associate Director of the Interior Business Center’s Financial Management Directorate. His responsibilities include the delivery of accounting operations, financial systems implementations, travel, charge card and other services to over seventy (70) customers throughout the Department of the Interior and external government agencies.
Baze began his professional career in the United States Marine Corps where he served 23 years as a Communications and Information Systems Officer including managing deployments of Pay, Personnel, and Accounting Systems at the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) in Kansas City. He has over 25 years’ experience in managing IT infrastructure, telecommunications, systems implementation and other technology intensive programs in support of Federal, State, and Department of Defense organizations. Baze joined IBC in May of 2016 as the Project Management Branch Chief and later became the Associate Director. He is a 2019 graduate of the Federal Executive Institute and holds Master of Science Degrees in Information Technology Management and Systems Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School and George Washington University respectively.