May 22, 2020: RAdm Tom Anderson will be the new Program Executive Officer for the Navy Ships Program Executive Officer Directorate. Anderson succeeds RAdm. William J. Galinis in the position. Anderson comes to PEO Ships from the Navy Regional Maintenance Center, where he was Commander. He also served as the Director of Surface Ship Maintenance and Modernization (SEA 21). Anderson attended the Naval Postgraduate School where he earned a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He also completed the Total Ship Systems Engineering Curriculum and became a California State Licensed Professional Engineer.