Mr. Robin Bailey, Jr.

Southeast Regional Administrator, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Atlanta Federal Executive Board Chairperson

Mr. Robin Bailey, Jr., is the Southeast Regional Administrator at USDA – Food and Nutrition Service (FNS). He has over 30 years of faithful service to America in various senior levels in the Department of the Air Force and Department of Agriculture. As the Regional Administrator for FNS, he provides executive direction and leadership while orchestrating the execution of all 15 Federal nutrition programs which provide annual benefits in excess of $25 billion through cooperating state agencies in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

Prior to FNS, he served as Director of Human Resources Management, U.S. Forest Service, Albuquerque, New Mexico where he led over 600 personnel who provided Human Resources Management policy and operational services for approximately 50,000 permanent, temporary, and seasonal employees. Mr. Bailey is an Air Force veteran and he also served as an Air Force Civilian in a wide range of leadership positions, to include the Civilian Deputy & Staff Director to the 96th Air Base Wing Commander, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. In this capacity, he co-led more than 5,000 men and women in providing essential base operating support and services for more than 20,000 personnel, six wings, and 50 associate units at the Department of Defense’s largest installation.

Mr. Bailey holds a Master of Arts in Communication from the University of Oklahoma. He was selected as a member of the Senior Executive Service in 2009 and appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture as an Executive Resources Board Member in 2013.


Ronald Stephens

Atlanta Federal Executive Board Executive Director