Mel Chiogioji, (RADM USN Ret)



Mr. Chiogioji possesses 43 years of experience in management positions, 30 of which were in senior positions.   Additionally, he has 32 years of government management experience (19 years as a GS-16, GS-17, Senior Executive Service Level 4 and Senior Executive Service Level 5) in project and program management and the engineering and research fields. Mr. Chiogioji has 20 years of management experience in the areas of energy efficiency programs, policies, and research; energy economics and financing; international energy programs; state and local programs; industrial waste utilization and minimization; and construction management of power plants. He also has 13 years’ experience in systems analysis, operations research and survey research. Mr. Chiogioji has 24 years’ experience in providing management and administrative support.  Mr. Chiogioji has 18 years of experience in teaching graduate level courses in Rand Management, Organizational Development, Systems Analysis and Operations Research, and Energy Management and 32 years of service in the Navy and Naval Reserve serving as a Civil Engineer Corps Officer, six of which were as a Rear Admiral (O-8).


BS, Electrical Engineering, Purdue University

MBA, (CSS), University of Hawaii

Doctor of Business Administration, George Washington University

Registered P.E. in the State of Hawaii