Fleet Master Chief DiRosa served 30 distinguished years in the U.S. Navy, retiring from active duty in August 2011.
She has served across many diverse communities - Medical, Fleet Operations, Navy Staff, Personnel Management, & Cyber Warfare – holding various senior leadership positions and is recognized as a trailblazer for achieving many organizational “firsts” reaching pinnacle positions never before held by woman. Specifically, she served as the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) Force Master Chief / Director, US Navy Hospital Corps (2002) and as the U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) Fleet Master Chief (2006).
Throughout her Navy career, she served on four ships (two as the Command Master Chief) and completed seven deployments to include a six month Summer-support deployment to Antarctica, three Western Pacific deployments in support of Operation Desert Shield/Storm and Operation Southern Watch, a Mediterranean / Arabian Gulf deployment, and two South Pacific Forward Presence deployments.
She holds an Associates of Science degree and has received advanced leadership training at the Navy’s Senior Enlisted Academy, the National Defense University’s Keystone Command Senior Enlisted Leaders Course, and Navy Senior Leaders Business Course at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School
She is currently a Client Partner with FranklinCovey’s Government Services business development team and resides in Burke, Virginia.