Bryan Caccavale is vice president of Supply Chain Management for Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries. Named to this position in 2018, he is responsible for sourcing and procurement of all shipbuilding contracts throughout the design, construction, overhaul and repair of naval vessels.
Caccavale began his shipbuilding career in 2002 as a financial analyst and since then has held numerous positions of increasing responsibility including director of business management for all Navy programs, director of business management for aircraft carrier programs, director of business management for submarine programs, and manager of financial planning and reporting. As a business manager, Caccavale was a leader on the negotiation teams for multi-billion dollar shipbuilding contracts across all of the company’s product lines. Prior to his current appointment, he served as director of Strategic Sourcing where responsible for the company’s strategic approach to driving cost reduction through the supply chain and developing strategic partnerships to drive long term value for the company.
A native of Hampton Roads, Caccavale earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Virginia and his master’s in business administration from The College of William and Mary.
Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS), a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, is the nation’s sole designer, builder and refueler of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and one of only two shipyards capable of designing and building nuclear-powered submarines. NNS also provides fleet services for naval ships and recently expanded its nuclear and manufacturing expertise into Department of Energy and alternative energy business ventures. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, the shipyard’s vast facilities span more than 550 acres along two miles of waterfront on the historic James River. It is the largest industrial employer in Virginia, employing more than 23,000 people, many of whom are third and fourth generation shipbuilders. For more information, please visit www.huntingtoningalls.com.