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korvin d. auch

Deputy Secretary for Human Resources & Management

Korvin D. Auch was appointed as Deputy Secretary for Human Resources and Management in February 2017.

Kory served nearly 28 years in the Air Force, where he held numerous leadership positions over the course of his career. Prior to joining the commonwealth, he served as the HR director of the United States Central Command and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, with responsibility for acquiring, developing and sustaining a diverse workforce of civilians and military members serving throughout the world.  

Kory has worked with human resource programs and policies supporting all four branches of the military and various civil service personnel systems and has extensive leadership experience in strategic planning and talent and change management.   His experience ranges from positions at the headquarters of the Department of Defense in the Pentagon to commanding organizations in active combat zones. 

Kory earned a Master’s Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Navy War College, a Master’s Degree in Military Operational Art and Science from the Air University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Moorhead State University, MN.