Watervliet Arsenal

Senior Leaders


Gregory D. Stopera

Greg Stopera currently serves as Deputy to the Commander of the Watervliet Arsenal (WVA). In this position, he is the top staff advisor to the Commanding Officer of an organic industrial base manufacturing facility with Center of Industrial Technical Excellence (CITE) designation for manufacture of various products that support the readiness of the Army and joint services.

Prior to his position as Deputy to the Commander, Mr. Stopera served as Resource Management Officer, Deputy Director for Production & Operations, Human Capital Officer, Chief of Logistics Management, and Programs Financial Control Lead, all at WVA.

Mr. Stopera received his Bachelor of Science in Business Management & Finance from Saint Michael’s College, in May 2004 and began his career in the insurance industry as an Accountant. He worked for several years as a Corporate Finance Manager in the private sector before coming to WVA in 2009.

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