Rey S. Consunji, President and CEO
Rey S. Consunji, President and Chief Executive, is responsible for developing and monitoring strategies for long-term success as well as providing day-to-day operational oversight and management of company activities. Prior to establishing Areya Services, Consunji served on active military status as the Inspector General for: Commander, Navy Reserve Force; and the Navy Inspector General. Originally a native of Guagua, Pampanga, Philippines, Consunji was commissioned as an Ensign in 1984 after completing NROTC and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering at Auburn University, Alabama. He subsequently reported to Pensacola, Florida for flight training in March 1985 and was designated a Naval Aviator in June 1986. Among his many military assignments, Consunji was both a Commanding Officer of an aviation squadron, VR-57, and a shore installation command, Navy Operational Support Center St. Louis. Additionally , he served as the Commander of Reserve Component Command Southeast, the Navy's largest operational Reserve Region. It was during this assignment that Consunji led 28 cross-functional organizations and 550 employees in supporting all operational and administrative requirements for 14,600 Sailors and their families. Attending the Naval War College at Newport, Rhode Island, he graduated and earned his Masters Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies in February 2005. Traveling extensively throughout his Navy career, these unique opportunities provided him with views and perspectives from prominent national and international leaders in business, industry and government covering all aspects of business.
During his Naval career, Consunji qualified on seven different aircraft types and has flown over 4200 total flight hours. His personal military decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit (two awards), Meritorious Service Medal (three awards) and Navy Achievement Medal (three awards). In January 2015, after 30 years of faithful and honorable service, Consunji retired as a Navy Captain in Norfolk, VA.