Frederick J. (Fritz) Roegge
Vice Admiral, United States Navy (retired)
President, Holtec Government Services
Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Holtec International
Vice Admiral Fritz Roegge is President of Holtec Government Services, LLC (HGS) which provides high technology-content goods and services to the US government and other governmental entities. As HGS’ President, he is the top Company official responsible for the subsidiary’s business performance and future expansion into areas where the company has well-recognized expertise. He also serves as the Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of the parent, Holtec International. As Holtec’s Chief Strategy Officer, Admiral Roegge is charged with the responsibility to lead Holtec’s efforts, in concert with the Company’s Executive Committee, to identify new viable areas of business concentration.
President Roegge comes to Holtec from the elite submarine force of the nuclear Navy with decades of service to the Nation as a career submarine officer and Navy nuclear propulsion engineer. In his career spanning over three decades, Fritz led organizations of progressively increasing size, budget, and complexity ranging from a single US nuclear-powered submarine to the entire US Pacific Submarine Force, and culminating as a three-star Admiral as President of the Nation’s premiere university for graduate-level military education.
His experience includes responsibilities for the professional development, human capital and talent management, and diversity, equity and inclusion programs and policy initiatives for the Navy’s 385,000-person military workforce; submarine force leadership of an enterprise of 12,000 people, $160B capital assets, and $560M budget responsible for the operational support, oversight, and mission readiness of 40 nuclear-powered submarines distributed across six states/territories, partner nations, and twelve time zones; and leadership of 450 teaching and research faculty and staff and a $100M budget to achieve the academic, research, and engagement objectives of the National Defense University through five colleges and campuses in three states.
President Roegge’s relevant experience also includes service as technical assistant to the Director of the Navy Nuclear Propulsion Program responsible for operational support, performance assessment, and oversight contributing to the safe and reliable operation of 100+ nuclear-powered submarines, surface ships, and land-based training and research facilities; legislative liaison to the US House of Representatives for the Secretary of the Navy; and significant senior responsibilities outside of the Navy with joint (i.e., all-service) and coalition (i.e., international) organizations.
Fritz is an honors graduate of the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering; he earned a Master of Science in Engineering Management from the Catholic University of America and a Master of Arts with highest distinction in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College.
He was a fellow of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Seminar XXI program for national security leaders and of the Harvard University Kennedy School National Security Executive Program. He has also benefitted from executive education programs at the Center for Creative Leadership, Colorado Springs CO; the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey CA; and the University of Virginia Darden School, Charlottesville VA.
Fritz is a certified professional business coach; has served as a Board Member of the United States Institute of Peace, Washington, DC and of the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area, Washington DC; and as a member of the Council on Competitiveness, University Leadership Forum, Washington, DC.