AFCEA Belvoir Industry Days 2019

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Keynote Speakers
Brigadier General Jennifer G. Buckner assumed her present duties as Director of Cyber, Electronic Warfare, and Information Operations, Headquarters Department of the Army G-3/5/7, in July 2018.

She previously served with U.S. Cyber Command as Deputy Commander (Operations), Cyber National Mission Force, and Deputy Commanding General of Joint Task Force ARES, from June 2016 to June 2018.

A native of Downers Grove, Illinois, BG Buckner is a 1990 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy
at West Point.

As a career intelligence officer, BG Buckner has held command and staff positions across all
levels of the Army with assignments in the United States, the Republic of Korea, Puerto Rico,
and Iraq.

BG Buckner has commanded a company, battalion, and brigade, including the Army's first Cyber
Brigade. She served as the first U.S. Army Cyber School Commandant and Chief of the Army's
Cyber Branch.

BG Buckner has served in Joint and Army assignments in the United States and Iraq. Her most
recent overseas posting was as a Battlefield Surveillance Battalion Commander supporting
Multi-National Corps - Iraq.

BG Buckner is a graduate of the U.S. Army War College, the Command and General Staff
College, and the Joint and Combined Warfighting School. She holds two graduate degrees,
served as a Cyber Fellow at the National Security Agency, and completed Harvard's Executive
Education Program in Cybersecurity.

BG Buckner's awards and decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of
Merit (Oak Leaf Cluster), Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal (Five Oak Leaf Clusters), Joint
Service Commendation Medal (Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (Oak Leaf
Cluster), Army Achievement Medal (Oak Leaf Cluster), Iraq Campaign Medal, Joint Meritorious
Unit Award, Army Staff and Joint Staff Identification Badges, Master Parachutist Badge, Air
Assault Badge, and Australian and Honduran Jump Wings.

General Buckner is a collegiate All-American swimmer and was recently inducted into the Army
Sports Hall of Fame.


Brigadier General Jennifer Buckner will be in the following session(s):

Keynote Speaker
03/21/19: 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Cyber Panel
03/21/19: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Women in Leadership Panel
03/22/19: 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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Major General Patrick W. Burden is the Deputy Commander of the Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan (CSTC-A), Headquarters Resolute Support. He grew up in Ozark, Alabama and is a 1987 graduate of Alabama A&M University where he was commissioned in the U.S. Army Field Artillery. He served in tactical and operational assignments in Kirchgoen, Germany, Southwest Asia (Operations Desert Shield/Storm), and Fort Lewis, Washington.

MG Burden transitioned to the Army Acquisition Corps in 1994 where he has served in acquisition assignments at all levels including: Assistant Project Manager for the Aviation Electronic Combat and Comanche Program Management Offices, at the Program Executive Office Aviation; Product Manager for Global Transportation Network at the United States Transportation Command; Product Manager for Joint Automatic Identification Technology and Project Manager for the General Fund Enterprise Business System at the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems; Deputy Program Executive Officer for Ammunition and Senior Command Picatinny Arsenal New Jersey; and Program Executive Officer for Enterprise Information Systems.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Alabama A&M University and a Master of Science in Management Information Systems from Florida Institute of Technology. His military education includes: the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, the Armed Forces Staff College, the Advanced Program Management College, and the U.S. Army Senior Service College Fellowship Program at the University of Austin Texas.

His awards and decorations include: the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clusters, the Bronze Star Medal, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters, the Army Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters, the Army Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster, and the U.S. Army Parachutist Badge.


Major General Patrick W. Burden will be in the following session(s):

Keynote & Lunch
03/22/19: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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Dr. Portia Crowe serves as the Chief of Cyber Engineering for the U.S. Army Program Executive Office Command, Control and Communications-Tactical (PEO C3T). She is responsible for providing a full-spectrum, systems-of-systems approach to securing, advancing and synchronizing cyber defense activities, cyber security, and information management. She works closely with industry partners and academia to ensure freedom from danger in cyberspace dealing with communication networks, crypto devices, tactical radios and mission command assets. Dr. Crowe maintains an advanced understanding of the cybersecurity industry using her technology, engineering and cyber expertise.

Dr. Crowe engages in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math activities and advises K-College curriculums in system engineering and cybersecurity. She is also a member of various esteemed science and technology advisory councils.

Dr. Crowe holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Rutgers University, a Master of Science in Engineering Management from New Jersey Institute of Technology, a PhD in Systems Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology, a Cybersecurity Graduate Degree from UMUC and Seton Hall Law training in Cyber Law, Policy and Data Privacy. She has over 10 publications to include IEEE and INCOSE, various journals and the Army's AL&T publications.


Dr. Portia Crowe Ph.D. will be in the following session(s):

Army Network Update Fireside Chat
03/22/19: 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

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Mr. Gregory L. Garcia was selected for the Senior Executive Service in March 2005. He assumed the Deputy Chief Information Officer (CIO)/ G-6 position in October 2018.
As the Deputy CIO/G-6, Mr. Garcia oversees a $10 billion investment portfolio for implementation of an enterprise network infrastructure and strategy that deliver a responsive, effective, secure, collaborative and trusted environment of communication, information and technological superiority for the Army and its mission partners. He also manages Army information technology policy compliance and synchronizes delivery of operational command, control, communications, computers and information technology capabilities to support warfighters and business users and enable joint information dominance.
Mr. Garcia previously served as the Chief Information Officer/G-6, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, D.C. Prior to that position, his assignments included Executive Director of the U.S. Army Information Technology Agency, Washington, D.C.; Special Advisor, Cyber Operations, SAF/A6 Chief Information Office, Washington, D.C.; Deputy Director, Strategic Communications/Strategic Effects (J9), U.S. Forces-Iraq, U.S. Central Command, Baghdad, Iraq; Deputy Director, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Requirements Directorate, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (AFB), Ohio; Executive Director, Headquarters 754th Electronic Systems Group, (Standard Systems Group), Electronic Systems Center (ESC), AFMC, Maxwell AFB-Gunter Annex, Alabama; Executive Director, Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center, Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona; Director, Information Assurance, Cryptologic Systems Group, ESC, Lackland AFB, Texas; Deputy Chief Operations Officer for Logistics and Acting Director, Information Assurance, Cryptologic Systems Group, ESC, Lackland AFB, Texas; Chief, Business Operations Division and Acting Director, Resource Management, Cryptologic Systems Group, ESC, Lackland AFB, Texas; Chief, Mechanical Systems Branch, C-5 System Program Office, SA-ALC, Kelly AFB, Texas; Policy Analyst, Maintenance Management Division, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.; and Supervisory Inventory Management Specialist, Logistics Management Specialist and Command Occupational Training Manager, SA-ALC, Kelly AFB, Texas.
Mr. Garcia holds a Bachelor of Communication Arts from Texas Lutheran University, a Master of Business Administration from Incarnate Word University, and a Master of Arts in Public Policy from Princeton University. He is Acquisition Corps qualified and certified in Acquisition Program Management (Level III), Logistics/Life Cycle Logistics (Level III), Requirements Management, and Lean Six Sigma (Black Belt).
His top civilian awards include the CJCS Joint Meritorious Civilian Service Award, two Air Force Meritorious Civilian Service Awards, the Department of State Meritorious Honor Award, and the Federal Managers Association Leadership Award.


Mr. Gregory Garcia will be in the following session(s):

Keynote Speaker
03/21/19: 8:30 AM - 9:15 AM

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COL Nora R. Marcos currently serves as the Chief of Staff for the Army's Network Cross-Functional Team (CFT). The Network CFT is responsible for the focused integration of network, command, control, communications and intelligence to enable mission command across the network. As the principal advisor to the Director, she drives the integration and synchronization of the cross-functional team and leads financial and budget efforts to inform strategic planning and programming. COL Marcos, a Signal Officer, previously served on the Army Staff as the Division Chief for Force Development - Mission Command Division, Army G-8, where she was responsible for programming funds for the Army's Mission Command portfolio.

Colonel Nora Marcos will be in the following session(s):

Army Network Update Fireside Chat
03/22/19: 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

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On April 1, 2018, Ms. Chérie A. Smith was appointed to the position of Program Executive Officer, Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS) at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. As the Program Executive Officer, Ms. Smith is responsible for managing more than 60 Department of Defense and Army acquisition programs across the business, warfighting and enterprise information missions, optimizing how the Army does business and globally connecting the Army and its mission partners.

PEO EIS consists of more than 1,500 military, civilian and contractor staff around the world
spanning 15 countries and executes approximately $3 billion annually. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Smith served as the Acting Program Executive Officer, PEO EIS, from January 2018 to March 2018 and the Deputy Program Executive Officer, PEO EIS, from October 2017 to January 2018.

Ms. Smith has over 30 years of government experience in all levels of information technology management and development. Prior to PEO EIS, she managed more than 1,200 military, civilian and contractor staff spanning 40 countries as the Deputy Program Executive Officer, PEO Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI). Prior to serving as Deputy PEO STRI, she also served as Assistant Deputy for Acquisition & Systems Management, overseeing and implementing acquisition policy for aviation, focused logistics, simulation and training, intelligence/electronic warfare and special operations force acquisition programs. Additional previous assignments include serving as the Acting Deputy Program Executive Officer, PEO Soldier, from May 2013 to January 2014; the Director for Performance Assessment and Root Cause Analysis at the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology) from September 2010 to May 2013; the Director of Forward Operations - Kuwait from August 2009 to November 2010; and the program manager for General Fund Enterprise Business System (GFEBS) at PEO EIS from May 2003 until June 2008.

Ms. Smith began her career as an enlisted Soldier in the U.S. Army Reserve from 1977 to 1979, and served in Active Duty status in the United States Army from 1979 to 1985. She holds a bachelor's degree in business from National-Louis University and a master's degree in strategic studies from the Army War College. She is a member of the original Army Acquisition Corps and Level III certified in both Communications - Computer Systems and Program Management.


Ms. Chérie A. Smith will be in the following session(s):

Keynote & Lunch
03/21/19: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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Speakers & Panelists

Mr. James L. Alexander assumed the role of Product Lead, Automated Movement and Identification Solutions (AMIS) in September 2012. As Product Lead, Mr. Alexander is ultimately responsible for the program's budget and contracts, while coordinating the work performed by staff at Tobyhanna Army Depot, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), and various other government organizations in support of the program's initiatives. He works closely with the U.S. Army G-4 staff, as well as the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS) headquarters office, to secure adequate funding to sustain the program. AMIS has a global footprint to ensure efficient premier automated transportation and identification Information Technology (IT) solutions in support of the war fighter.

Mr. Alexander began his Automatic Identification Technology (AIT) career as Product Manager, Joint - Automatic Identification Technology (PM J-AIT)'s Radio Frequency In-Transit Visibility (RF-ITV) Team Chief. As the RF-ITV Team Chief, he was responsible for providing global RF-ITV of materiel and equipment to the Joint Services and Coalition partners. He supervised the upgrade, implementation, and maintenance of the RF-ITV system. Three years later, he became the Deputy Product Manager (DPM) J-AIT, managing the day-to-day operations of the program office staffed by over 40 government and contract support personnel. He was also responsible for the establishment and maintenance of contract vehicles for the procurement of Automatic Identification Technology (AIT) products and services.

Mr. Alexander served 22 years in the U.S. Air Force and has over 40 years of supply chain management experience within the Department of Defense (DOD) and private industry. His diverse logistics background includes leadership and management positions in aircraft materiel support, vehicle materiel support, and logistics information systems. Since his departure from active military duty, he served as the vice president of a company that specialized in the exportation of propane gas equipment to the Caribbean and Latin America. Additionally, he worked as a Senior Logistics Analyst support contractor with the Air Staff at the Pentagon.

Mr. Alexander holds an M.S. in Program Management from the Naval Postgraduate School and a B.S. in Management from Park University. He earned an Associate Certificate in Project Management and a Certificate in Project Management from American University. His awards include the Commander's Award for Civilian Service, the Department of the Army Achievement Medal for Civilian Service, and numerous military awards and honors.


Mr. James Alexander will be in the following session(s):

PEO EIS GCSS-Army AESIP Contracting Opportunities Panel
03/21/19: 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

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Mrs. LaTrice Andrews is a Senior Business Analyst with the All Small Mentor-Protege Program. She currently serves on the ASMPP Application Team, where she has worked since 2016. Previously, she worked with the Office of Business Development as a Program Analyst on the Termination Team. She has worked 28 years of her Government Service at the SBA. Mrs. Andrews has devoted 28 years of her career to helping small businesses grow, one opportunity at a time.

Ms. Latrice Andrews will be in the following session(s):

Small Business Forum
03/21/19: 3:00 PM - 5:15 PM

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Colonel Ed Barker currently serves at the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS) as the assistant program executive officer responsible for integration of the Army's Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. Prior to his position at PEO EIS, Barker was the project manager for Soldier Warrior at PEO Soldier from September 2015 to August 2018, where he oversaw the acquisition of integrated systems that increase Soldiers' situational awareness and combat effectiveness.

A native of Minford, Ohio, Barker enlisted in the Army in 1988 and served as an artillery forward observer at Fort Hood, Texas. During his enlistment, he was awarded an ROTC scholarship and attended Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. Upon graduating in 1992, he was commissioned as an infantry officer and attended the Infantry Officer Basic Course at Fort Benning, Georgia. Barker returned to Fort Hood to serve with the 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division in a range of assignments that included Bradley platoon leader, assistant S-3, support platoon leader, headquarters company executive officer and battalion S-4. In 1998, Barker was assigned to Fort Gordon, Georgia, and served as a member of the 297th Military Intelligence Battalion, 513th Military Intelligence Brigade. He subsequently commanded A Company, 297th Military Intelligence Battalion, where he provided direct support to U.S. Army Central Command and U.S. Army Southern Command.

Barker joined the Army Acquisition Corps in 2000 and was selected for Advanced Civil Schooling. In July 2001 he became a warranted contracting officer for the Defense Supply Center in Columbus, Ohio, and in 2004, he was selected to serve as the director of contracting and competition advocate with the U.S. Army Office of Military Support. In this capacity, he dedicated his efforts to support the nation's most sensitive activities in the war on terrorism and other contingency operations worldwide. In 2010, Barker served as the product manager for Tactical Applications with the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and provided assured access from the nation's spaced-based intelligence and communication architecture. During this time he deployed as the mission commander for a joint NRO/NASA mission that assured access to information supporting the U.S.'s most sensitive missions. Barker assumed duties as the executive officer to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ASA[ALT]) in July 2013, where he advised and assisted the ASA(ALT) in the management of the Army's multi-billion dollar materiel enterprise.

Barker's awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Service Star, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Valorous Unit Award, Army Service Ribbon, NATO Medal, Expert Infantryman's Badge and Parachutist's Badge. He has completed the Military Intelligence Advanced Courses and attended the Army Command and General Staff College and the Senior Service College at the Eisenhower School. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Marshall University and a Master of Science in management with an emphasis in contracting and industrial procurement from the Florida Institute of Technology. He is Level III certified in contracting and program management.


Colonel Ed Barker will be in the following session(s):

PEO EIS APEO
03/22/19: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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Rear Adm. Danelle Barrett is a 1989 graduate of Boston University with a Bachelor of Arts in History where she received her commission from the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps in a ceremony aboard USS Constitution. She holds Masters of Arts in Management, National Security/Strategic Studies, and Human Resources Development. She has also earned a Master of Science in Information Management.

Her operational assignments include tours at U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/U.S. 5th Fleet; commander, 2nd Fleet, Carrier Strike Group Two, Multi-National Forces Iraq, Carrier Strike Group 12, which included deployments in support of Operations Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan and Unified Response in Haiti; Standing Joint Force Headquarters United States Pacific Command; and deputy director of current operations at U.S. Cyber Command.

Shore assignments included tours at Naval Computer and Telecommunications Stations in Jacksonville, Cecil Field and Puerto Rico; senior Navy fellow at the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association; Allied Commander Atlantic Systems Support Center Norfolk, Naval Personnel Command, Chief of Naval Operations Task Force Web; commanding officer, Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station Atlantic; and chief of staff, Navy Information Forces Command.

Barrett is the Navy Cyber Security Division director.

Her personal awards include Defense Superior Service Medal and other military decorations, Copernicus Awards 1998, 2000 and 2005; Naval Institute Command, Control, Computers and Communication writing award; Department of Defense Chief Information Officer Award, first place individual category 2006; Federal 100 winner 2010; Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Women in Leadership Award 2014; Women in Technology Leadership Award 2017.

She has published 29 articles.


Rear Admiral Danelle Barrett will be in the following session(s):

Cyber Panel
03/21/19: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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Ms. Sarah E. Bearden joined Enterprise Content Collaboration and Messaging (EC2M) as deputy product lead on October 2, 2016. In this capacity, Ms. Bearden provided overall direction and guidance for the development, acquisition, testing, product improvements, fielding, and sustainment of five projects under the EC2M portfolio: Army Knowledge Online (AKO), Defense Enterprise Email (DEE), Enterprise Content Management and Collaboration Service (ECMCS), Enterprise Access Management Service - Army (EAMS-A) and Unified Capabilities (UC). Ms. Bearden oversaw the organization's program objective memorandum (POM) planning, cost estimating, program planning, programming, budgeting, program integration, contracting strategies and personnel management requirements.
Bearden has more than 19 years of service in the U.S. Army and Department of Defense, supporting a variety of missions across many organizations. Prior to her arrival at EC2M, she served as chief of the business management division for Reserve Component Automation Systems (PL RCAS). During her tenure she was responsible for ensuring that RCAS was resourced to maximize mission accomplishments, supported by all necessary contract vehicles and ensuring that all contracts and financial transactions were managed within statutes, regulations and policies.
Previously, Bearden served as the budget officer for Product Lead, Acquisition, Logistics, Technology and Enterprise Systems and Services (PL ALTESS). She determined and provided budget requirements and budget estimates to higher headquarters. She ensured the proper execution of multiple sources of funds to include customer reimbursable funds.
Additionally, she also held a variety of positions outside the acquisition community at George C. Marshall Center for Security Studies, U.S. Army Africa and the Northern Regional Medical Command. She served nine years on active duty in the U.S Army, as a finance management specialist/non-commissioned officer (NCO). Her assignments include HHC 39th Finance Battalion Hanau, Germany, Defense Military Pay Office, Fort Benning, GA, U. S. Army North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the Supreme Headquarters Allied Power Europe (SHAPE, Belgium).
Ms. Bearden holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Master of Business Administration. She is a member of the Army Acquisition Corps and currently holds Level Three certifications in both program management and business financial management. She also holds the certified defense financial manager with acquisition specialty certification and the Department of Defense Financial Management Certification, Level Three.


Ms. Sarah Bearden will be in the following session(s):

ITES-3S Overview Presentation
ITES-3S - Upcoming: PEO EIS ITES-3S Requirements
03/20/19: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ITES-3S Overview Presentation
ITES-3S
03/20/19: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PEO EIS EC2M PL
03/22/19: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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Cynthia Bedell is the director of the Computational & Information Sciences Directorate (CISD), leading science and technology research for the Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Lab (CCDC ARL) in such areas as Network and Information Sciences, Cyber Defense, High Performance Computing, to include Artificial intelligence and Machine Learning, and atmospheric effects on the Battlefield Environment. She has technical oversight of the state-of-the art high performance computing assets, computational capabilities, and wide area networking methodologies for ARL, the Department of the Army, and the Department of Defense. CCDC ARL is the U.S. Army's corporate laboratory, strategically placed within the Army Futures Command (AFC). ARL's mission is to "Discover, innovate, and transition science and technology to ensure dominant strategic land power".

Previously, as the Regional Lead for ARL West, Cindy Bedell established the first extended campus for the US Army Research Lab to make ARL and its researchers more accessible to academics as well as business research leaders on the west coast. The drive is to establish mutually beneficial S&T collaborations particularly in the field of Human Information Interaction. While serving as acting Director, Computational and Information Sciences Directorate, she focused on guiding scientific discovery, technological innovation, and transition of knowledge products within the research areas of network, computational, information, and meteorological sciences especially as it impacts the Army's future mission capabilities. When she joined CISD in 2014, Ms. Bedell served as the Associate Directorate for Science and Technology as well as the collaborative alliance manager for the Multi-scale Materials Enterprise.

Cindy Bedell brings with her 30 years of military experience. Prior to her military retirement, Colonel Bedell led the US Army RDECOM Forward Element Command - Atlantic in searching across Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, for applicable technologies to support current and future warfighters. She also served as the Director of Science and Technology Support for Current Operations for the System of Systems Integration Office, U.S. Army Research Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM). In this role, she helped develop science and technology strategies to allow the Army to address technology shortfalls in current and future war-fighting systems. As Product Manager, Sensors and Lasers, Colonel Bedell was responsible for the Soldier-borne night vision devices, thermal sensors and sights, and laser pointers, rangefinders and designators. She accelerated the engineering design cycles for a number of systems; to include the Enhanced Night Vision Goggle and the 25 micron Vanadium Oxide based Thermal Weapons Sight.

She earned both a Bachelor's and a Master's degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She served as Assistant Professor in the Civil and Mechanical Engineering Department at the United States Military Academy. She attended the University of Texas, as an Army Senior Service College Fellow. She holds United States Patent 5,413,649, with Dr. David Dunand for a method to enhance superplasticity for ease in forming complex composites in materials that undergo phase transformation.


Ms. Cynthia Bedell will be in the following session(s):

U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL)
03/21/19: 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

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David Blake is the Client Executive Director of AT&T's Army/DISA/USCYBER program and engineering practice serving Defense customers with high value professional service expertise based on AT&T Labs and
commercial service provider best practices and experiences. He leads a team of technical engineers and program managers with experience spanning numerous domains including Enterprise Data Architecture, Global Network and Security Operations, Maintenance and Provisioning process and Operations Support Systems (OSS) automation based on AT&T's real-world business transformation experience. While working various assignments in Network Operations Planning, Bell Laboratories and AT&T Labs, Mr.Blake has over 25 years of Telecommunications and Information Technology background and experience directing large scale, multi-vendor, high risk/reward integration projects, including rapid software development and enterprise networking programs that e-enable business processes, transform networks and provide operations automation.
He managed the Configuration Management Center of Excellence for AT&T's global network and service inventory responsible for engineering, planning and implementing solutions for network inventory management challenges, standardization and automation. This program included migration of legacy systems into a Global target architecture platform for Enterprise Configuration Management (CM). David's team managed a consolidation and automation program to provide a single inventory, design and provisioning platform for AT&T's Global Layer 1/2/3 network equipment and transport networks streamlining operations and service fulfillment. The scope consisted of cleansing, translating and migrating over 4 million units of data, consolidating functionality from over 30 systems into one platform, and providing 70% flowthrough
automation. He led the systems engineering team for e-Sales and Service Ordering development on AT&T's BusinessDirectsm platform which provides a single web portal for AT&T business customers to access sales and service applications across all product offerings, providing an efficient way to order, report troubles, review bills, retrieve performance data and check status for all their AT&T services. BusinessDirectsm was
recognized for leveraging information technology to significantly improve the customer experience as
selected by CIO Magazine as the 2005 winner for Enterprise Value Awards in the category High Tech, Telecom and Utilities.He received his BS in Management Information Systems and MS in Communication and Information Sciences from Ball State University.


Mr. David Blake will be in the following session(s):

Town Hall Speaking Session - AT&T - Army/DoD “As-a-Service” Models: Benefits, challenges & lessons of adopting commercial network and cloud services into the enterprise
03/21/19: 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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General Bryan is Chairman of the Board and Proxy Holder for UltiSat, Inc, former Chairman of the Board and Outside Director for Eutelsat America Corporation; Board Director and Strategic Advisor to Vancro, Inc; and a member of the Board of Advisors of DB Networks, Inc. He is a former Board Director of Cyber Squared, Inc.; Partner and CEO of Vigilant Watch Integration, Inc.; and Partner and President of Secure Network Systems. He is a Principal on the Steering Committee of the Security Innovation Network Forum; a charter member and principal of the Cyber Conflict Studies Association; Distinguished Speaker of the Amphion Cyber Security Forum; former senior Director of the AFCEA Education Foundation; and a former member of the Jacksonville State University Board of Governors. He is a recognized technical expert in the areas of DoD enterprise terrestrial and space-based telecommunications, information technologies, global network operations, cyber security, and strategic business planning.
He has advised and assisted several Universities in establishing Bachelor's and Master's degree programs in cyber security. He is a Founder and the Senior Mentor of The Leadership Forum. He is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Corporate Directors Program and a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors. Mr. Bryan retired from the U.S. Army as a Major General in 2004. During his more than 34 years of active military service he served in a variety of command and staff positions at every level. A Master Paratrooper, Ranger, and Special Forces qualified Signal officer he commanded a platoon in the 82nd Airborne Division, a company in the 7th Special Forces Group, the 112th Special Operations Signal Battalion, the 35th Airborne Signal Brigade, and USSTRATCOM Joint Task Force - Computer Network Operations/Global Network Operations. In his final assignment before retirement he served as the Vice Director of the Defense Information Systems Agency.
In his business career he has served as the Vice President for Defense Transformation and Sector Vice President for Global C4ISR and Space, Northrop Grumman Corp; President of the Defense Systems Group, then Corporate Executive Vice President, ManTech International Corp; President of the Strategic Solutions Group and National Security Group, USfalcon Inc, and now as founder and President/CEO of Bryan Business Management and Technology, a consulting, advisory and assistance company focusing on developing success driven strategic plans and competitive business leadership, management and win strategies for growth-oriented entrepreneurial companies, large and small.
Mr. Bryan has a Bachelor's Degree from Jacksonville State University with majors in Chemistry and English and a Master's Degree in Adult Education from North Carolina State University with a concentration in interactive learning systems where he was also selected for Phi Kappa Phi honors for attaining a perfect 4.0 GPA in graduate studies. He is the Distinguished Honor Graduate of the Signal Corps Advanced Course, Meritorious Award recipient for Research Excellence and Graduate of the US Army Command and Staff College, and the Distinguished Writing Award winner for his thesis as a Graduate of the US Army War College. Among numerous awards and honors he is a recipient of the Distinguished Service Medal


Major General (Ret) James Bryan will be in the following session(s):

Path to Blue
03/22/19: 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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Colonel (Retired) Laurie Moe Buckhout is the founder and CEO of The Corvus Group, a strategic consulting and services group. She served as an Army Officer from 1984 to 2010. She attended James Madison University, commissioned in 1984 and served in Army leadership and staff positions from the 3rd Infantry Division to the White House, and from Platoon Leader to a combat Battalion Commander, ending her career as Chief of Electronic Warfare for the US Army. In addition to a Bachelor of Science Degree from James Madison University, she holds a Masters of Military Arts and Science, Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; and Masters of Science in Information Systems Management, Webster University, St Louis, Missouri. Her awards include the Distinguished Service Medal, the Bronze Star, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), the Meritorious Service Medal (four awards), and several awards of Joint and Army Commendation and Achievement Medals and well as other various service awards. She also wears permanent orders of the Meritorious Unit Citation, the Presidential Unit Citation, and the Meritorious Unit Award, as well as the Combat Action Badge, the Parachutist Badge, and the Joint Staff, White House and Army Staff Badges.

Colonel (Ret) Laurie Buckhout will be in the following session(s):

Women in Leadership Panel
03/22/19: 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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On October 26, 2018, Mr. Brendan Burke was selected to Senior Executive Service, having served in the appointed position of Acting Deputy Program Executive Officer, Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS), on Fort Belvoir, Virginia, since May 2018.
In this capacity, Mr. Burke is responsible for program management of more than 60 Department of Defense and Army acquisition programs across the business, warfighting and enterprise information environment mission areas. These systems support Army and Department of Defense-wide communications, logistics, medical, finance, personnel, training and procurement operations. Mr. Burke's responsibilities also include five major Enterprise Resource Planning efforts.
From October 2016 until his selection as Acting Deputy, Mr. Burke was the product manager for Installation Information Infrastructure Modernization Program at PEO EIS, where he enabled information dominance for every Soldier through information technology infrastructure modernization and lifecycle management of the Army's continental United States Installation Campus Area Networks and Command Centers.
Mr. Burke also served as the product director for General Fund Enterprise Business System Increment II (GFEBS Inc II) and the project director for Computer Hardware Enterprise Software and Solutions (CHESS) at PEO EIS. At GFEBS Inc II, he was responsible for establishing a team supporting the Army Acquisition Executive's Material Development Decision of a Defense Business System. At CHESS, he was responsible for providing a flexible procurement strategy through which Army users procure IT hardware, software and services via the IT e-mart, the Army's e-commerce site. Additional assignments at CHESS include the deputy project director and software product leader.
Mr. Burke began his civil service career as a contracting officer with U.S. Army Central Command Life Cycle Management Command. Prior to that, he was a Commissioned Officer in the U.S. Air Force, serving in various positions within the contracting field. Mr. Burke holds a Master of Science degree in national resource strategy from The Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Management, a Master of Arts degree in economics from the University of New Hampshire and a Bachelor of Science degree in operations research and economics from the U.S. Air Force Academy. He is a recipient of the Superior Civilian Service Award and has twice been awarded the Commander's Award for Civilian Service. Mr. Burke is a member of the Army Acquisition Corps with Level III certification in both program management and contracting.


Mr. Brendan Burke will be in the following session(s):

PEO EIS Program Overview - Moderator
03/21/19: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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In her current role, Ms. Callicutt serves as the senior advisor to the Secretary of the Army and Army senior leadership. She provides leadership, guidance and oversight to a network of over 250 small business professionals that serve throughout the Army. Ms. Callicutt is retired Air Force, with over thirty-six years of acquisition experience. She is a graduate of the National Defense University, Eisenhower School. In her last assignment within the Department of the Army, she was an action officer for the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Procurement, Services Directorate. In this position, she was responsible for reviewing all acquisition strategies for services valued at $250 million and above and providing a recommendation to the Army and DoD Senior leadership on approval or disapproval.

Ms. Pamela Callicutt will be in the following session(s):

Small Business Forum
03/21/19: 3:00 PM - 5:15 PM

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Carlen Capenos serves as the Chief of the Acquisition Resources Branch for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)'s Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization (DITCO). She leads and manages two teams providing contracting services to various customers throughout DISA and the Department of Defense.

She is a working Contracting Officer with an Unlimited Warrant and is the Contracting Officer for the Systems Engineering, Technology and Innovation requirement, a $7.5B multiple award IDIQ that is currently under source selection.

Previously, she served as the Chief of the Secure Environment Contracting Branch at the Real Property Services Field Office for the Baltimore District Corps of Engineers. In five years, she and her branch awarded $5B in contracts. The highlight of this was the successful awards of the Utah Data Center and the High Performance Computing Center projects.

Prior to that, Carlen spent six months on a detail as the Deputy Chief of the Construction Division for the Baltimore District. She has also been the Deputy for Small Business and spent a year in the Contracting Division on the Civil Works Team.

Carlen also worked for ten years for the Air Force at RAF Lakenheath, England, Los Angeles Air Force Base, McGuire Air Force Base, NJ and Andersen Air Force Base in Guam. She is level III certified in Contracting. She served as the Mission Manager for the Emergency Response Team for Debris Removal and deployed as the Contract Specialist to support Hurricane Gustav Relief. She is a graduate of the North Atlantic Division's Executive Leadership Program, graduated as a fellow in the Excellence in Government Leadership Development Program sponsored by the Partnership for Public Service and completed the USACE Pilot Program for Contracting Personnel and earned a Construction Management Certificate from Auburn University.


Ms. Carlen Capenos will be in the following session(s):

Small Business Forum
03/21/19: 3:00 PM - 5:15 PM

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As the nation's combat logistics support agency, the Defense Logistics Agency manages a global supply chain - from raw materials to end user to disposition - for the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, 10 combatant commands, other federal agencies, and partner and allied nations.
DLA also supplies 86 percent of the military's spare parts and nearly 100 percent of fuel and troop support consumables, manages the reutilization of military equipment, provides catalogs and other logistics information products, and offers document automation and production services to a host of military and federal agencies. Headquartered at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, DLA is a global enterprise - wherever the United States has a significant military presence, DLA is there to support.
Ms. Rosita Carosella is the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Associate Director of Small Business Programs for the agency's enterprise requirements for IT products, services, management consulting, and infrastructure support. Her office in Philadelphia, PA services 5 DLA Contracting Services Offices (DCSO) located at Ft. Belvoir, VA; Richmond, VA; Columbus, OH; Philadelphia, PA and New Cumberland, PA.

Ms. Carosella has over 37 years of experience with DLA in various contracting and supply positions.


Ms. Rosita Carosella will be in the following session(s):

Small Business Forum
03/21/19: 3:00 PM - 5:15 PM

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Jun Choi has over 20+ years of diverse experience in leading organizations in IT solutions with a focus in ERP/SaaS (e.g. Oracle, PeopleSoft, SAP, Salesforce), COTS Integration, Software Development, Business Intelligence, Operations & Maintenance, Strategic Planning, Business Development, Business Transformation, Program Management and Customer/Partner Relationships for DoD, Public and Private Sectors.

Jun has over 15+ years of senior leadership experience serving as VP, ERP Practice Director, CTO, Program Manager and Technical Director responsible for customer/partner relationships, strategy, business development, market analysis, solution development, program execution, staffing/resource management, employee engagement, service delivery and P&L for portfolio of ERP/business application programs.

Mr. Choi is also a frequent speaker at major IT conferences, such as Oracle Open World, Collaborate, Quest, and OHUG on topics such as Upgrades, Security, Business Intelligence and SOA.


Mr. Jun Choi will be in the following session(s):

Town Hall Speaking Session - General Dynamics Information Technology
03/21/19: 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

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Rob Coen serves as the OASIS Program Manager. Rob oversees the OASIS portfolio (OASIS unrestricted and OASIS small business). OASIS is the largest professional services contract in the federal government and is a designated Best in Class government-wide contract.
Rob Coen recently served as the Director of Strategy for GSA FEDSIM. In this role, Rob managed strategic partnerships with federal customer agencies and industry partners, developed innovative acquisition programs, and directed FEDSIM's expansion efforts in both the civilian and defense sectors.
Prior to joining GSA, Rob served as the director of the NIH Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC), where he oversaw a team of seventy-five individuals dedicated to managing three GWAC contracts and an assisted acquisition program. During his tenure, Rob was responsible for transforming the NITAAC offerings from a single-service line of business to a full-service strategic program dedicated to customer service, quality, outreach, and business development - a move that brought NITAAC from under $100 million to over $5 billion annually.
Rob holds FAC-C III and FAC COR II certifications. He is involved in numerous professional organizations, serving on the Board of Advisors for NCMA as well as an ACT/IAC fellow and 2012 Partner Program graduate.


Mr. Robert Coen will be in the following session(s):

General Services Administration (GSA)
03/22/19: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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Mr. Copeland joined the Computer Hardware Enterprise Software and Solutions (CHESS) in November 2010 as an Acquisition Specialist, and has since changed his career path into Project Management. In his current position Product Officer Mr. Copeland oversees the newly awarded $12.1B Information Technology Enterprise Solutions -3 Services (ITES-3S) contract vehicle. ITES-3S is a Multi Award IDIQ contract awarded to 135 prime contractors to support the Army enterprise infrastructure and infostructure goals with information technology (IT) services worldwide.
Prior to his position at CHESS, Mr. Copeland positions included serving as a Software Procurement Acquisition Action Officer at Software Engineering Center-Belvoir, conducting research analysis that determined correct specifications that ensured conformance with contractual requirements for all SW procurement actions. The vast majority of his career in the private sector was as a contractor with ILEX Systems, Accenture and at the Telecommunications Company MCI.
Mr. Copeland was born in Williamsburg, Virginia and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Systems Decision Science from Virginia State University, Ettrick, VA. He is a member of the Army Acquisition Corps and has achieved Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level III certification in Information Technology and Level II certification in Program Management. Throughout his career, he has earned numerous performance and special act awards.


Mr. Keith Copeland will be in the following session(s):

ITES-3S Overview Presentation
ITES-3S - ITES-3S Overview Presentation
03/20/19: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ITES-3S Overview Presentation
ITES-3S
03/20/19: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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As the Project Manager, Defense Communications and Army Transmission Systems (PM DCATS), COL Enrique Costas is responsible for managing strategic satellite and terrestrial communications programs valued at more than $3 billion that support the Army, Joint Services, National Command Authority and combatant commanders.

Colonel Costas is a native of Ponce, Puerto Rico. He enlisted in 1989 and served as a team leader with the 143rd Long Range Surveillance Detachment (Airborne), Texas Army National Guard. He is a distinguished Military graduate from the University of Texas at San Antonio where he earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering and was commissioned as an Infantry Second Lieutenant. His operational assignments include Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer for 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment (Light), Fort Wainwright, Alaska; Assistant Operations Officer, Battalion S-4, and Rifle Company Commander for 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment (Mechanized), 4th infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado; and as the 10th Mountain Division's Military Professional Exchange Program Officer assigned to the U.S. Military Group Argentina supporting the Argentinean Army Mountain Warfare School in Bariloche, Argentina.

Following receipt of a master's degree in procurement and acquisition management from Webster University, he transitioned to the Army Acquisition Corps. His acquisition assignments include: Administrative Contracting Officer for the Defense Contract Management Agency -Middle East supporting Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan; Assistant Product Manager - Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Ground Applications Program Office, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Program Executive Office - Special Programs; Assistant Product Manager PEO EIS; Program Analyst, Ground Combat Systems for the Headquarters Department of the Army, G-8; and Program Manager for Sensitive Activities, U.S. Special Operations Command, Mac Dill Air Force Base. He most recently was deployed, serving as the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology Forward Director in support of U.S. Central Command area of responsibility operations.

Colonel Costas is a graduate of the Infantry Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Mortar Leaders Course, Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle Leaders Course, Army Mountain Warfare Courses, Argentinean Mountain Warfare basic, advanced and instructor courses, Command and General Staff College (Intermediate-Level Education), the Defense Systems Management College's Program Managers and Executive Courses, and the National Defense University's Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy), where he earned a Master of Science degree in national resource strategy. He is member of the Army Acquisition Corps and is certified in program management, information technology and contracting.

COL Costa's awards and decorations include the Ranger Tab, Expert Infantryman, Basic Parachutist and Air Assault badges, the Argentinean Army's Gold Condor Special Mountain Warfare badge, German and Italian Jump Wings, the Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (with five Oak Leaf Clusters), Joint and Army Commendation Medals, Joint Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (with three Oak Leaf Clusters), Afghanistan Campaign Medal with one campaign star, Global War on Terror Expeditionary and Service Medals, NATO Service Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Citation (with one Oak Leaf Cluster) and the Army Staff Identification Badge.


Colonel Enrique Costas will be in the following session(s):

PEO EIS Program Overview
03/21/19: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
PEO EIS DCATS Panel
03/21/19: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Ricky Daniels is the Product Lead, Logistics Information Systems (PL LIS) for the Army Enterprise Systems Integration Program (AESIP), and leads a highly skilled and diverse workforce of Army Acquisition and Logistics Workforce Department of the Army (DA) civilians and private industry partners. As PL LIS, he is responsible for developing and sustaining key and critical Combat Service Support software applications for the Army. Mr. Daniels oversees the total life-cycle support for software products and services that enhances Army and Joint Warfighting management capabilities to ensure that America's Warfighters continue to own the decisive edge from Battlespace through the sustaining base.

Prior to that appointment, Mr. Daniels served as the Director of the US Army CECOM Life Cycle Management Command (CECOM LCMC), Tactical Logistic Directorate, and Software Engineering Center-Lee from 2008 to 2014.

Mr. Daniels's background includes over 30 years of experience in the definition, design, development, and implementation of information systems, in the areas of logistics and personnel management. He is a results-driven program manager / IT executive with vision and hands-on experience in leading multi-million dollar initiatives with a record of success in managing robust systems, architectures and infrastructures. He has the proven ability to see from the point of view of business people, executives, business partners, customers, and end users and bring the benefits of IT to solve business issues while managing costs, performance, schedule, and risks.

Mr. Daniels was commissioned as an Army 2nd LT, Air Defense Artillery Corps in 1976, at the Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina. He is a graduate of the Air Defense Artillery (ADA) Basic Course, Infantry Advance Course, Systems Automation Course, Material Acquisition Management Course, Technical Management Course, Command and General Staff College, and the Acquisition Program Manager's Course. His ADA assignments include: 3-71st ADA Nike Hercules, Germany, 5-52d ADA, Fort Stewart; Division Air Defense Officer, 24th ID (M); 4/7th ADA Patriot Battalion, Germany/Desert Storm, and 8-43rd ADA Patriot Battalion Fort Lewis; and I Corps Air Defense Officer, Fort Lewis. His systems management and acquisition assignments include: System Automation Officer and APM Test for the Maneuver Control System; Director Management and Operations, Software Development Center Lee; Deputy Project Manager for Integrated Logistics Systems (ILOGS); Plans and Operations Officer, for Reserve Component Automation System; G-6 DA, Acquisition Staff Officer, Product Manager, Standard Army Retail Supply System and Division Chief for both Technical Support and Military Automated Systems Divisions at the Total Army Personnel Command.

Mr. Daniels has received numerous awards for his achievements, to include the Army Achievement Medal (2OLC), Army Commendation Medal (4OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (4OLC), and the Legion of Merit.


Mr. Ricky Daniels will be in the following session(s):

PEO EIS GCSS-Army AESIP Contracting Opportunities Panel
03/21/19: 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

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Dwight DeGroff is DSA's Corporate Solutions Architect. He provides value to Government customers everyday by developing strategies and innovative solutions for cloud computing, software development, intelligent analytics, systems modernization, and cyber security. One of his most important functions is keeping a finger on the pulse of technology innovation and distilling information into valuable insights. He is a technology expert and software engineer with nearly 15 years of experience, a graduate degree in Information Systems, and Professional Scrum Master certification. Dwight collaborates with executives, leaders, and experts across DSA, customer organizations, and industry partners to bring technical innovation to bear on critical initiatives.

Mr. Dwight DeGroff will be in the following session(s):

Town Hall Speaking Session - Data Systems Analytics, Inc. - Three Critical Cloud Migration Concepts that Support Innovation IT Acquisition
03/22/19: 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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Lt. Col. Howard R. Donaldson became the product manager for Power Projection Enablers (P2E) within the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS) at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, on June 29, 2018. As the product manager, Donaldson manages the full spectrum of network, information and infrastructure modernization projects around the globe, enabling information dominance across all phases of joint and coalition operations. P2E is responsible for upwards of 20 contracts, 87 projects and managing budgets exceeding $240 million.

Donaldson graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma as a distinguished military graduate in 1999 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Infantry. In 2015, he earned a Master of Business Administration from Webster University. His military education includes the Infantry Officers Basic Course, Infantry Captains Career Course, Combined Armed Services Staff School, Acquisition Officer Basic Course, Intermediate Level Education, Acquisition Qualification Course, Combat Developers Course, Army Space Cadre Basic Course and the Program Manager's Course (PMT 401).

Donaldson's military assignments include Rifle Platoon leader, Headquarters and Headquarters Company executive officer and Mortar Platoon leader in the 2nd Infantry Division at Fort Lewis, Washington; and S1 officer, Light Infantry Company commander and military transition team chief in the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. From 2007-2008, he was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 11th Infantry Regiment at Fort Benning, Georgia, as a platoon mentor for Bravo Company then company commander for Alpha Company. From 2009-2011, he was the assistant product manager for Abrams Tank System at PEO Ground Combat Systems, and from 2011-2013, he was the assistant product manager for Joint Program Office Mine Resistant Ambush Protected MaxxPro Family of Vehicles within PEO Combat Service and Service Support in Warren, Michigan. From 2013-2015 he served as a senior acquisition officer and branch chief for the Requirements Development Division at the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence before his selection to serve at the National Reconnaissance Office as a division chief and deputy program manager. His most recent assignment was as a Department of the Army systems coordinator to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology.

Donaldson's awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (four oak leaf cluster [OLC]), Army Commendation Medal (one OLC), Army Achievement Medal (one OLC), National Defense Service Medal (with Star), Army Service Ribbon, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Expert Infantryman's Badge, Army Space Badge, Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge and the Ranger Tab.


Lieutenant Colonel Howard Donaldson will be in the following session(s):

PEO EIS DCATS Panel
03/21/19: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
PEO EIS I3MP
03/21/19: 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

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Ms. Ebb-Murphy is a Senior Business Analyst with the All Small Mentor-Protege Program. She currently serves on the Annual Evaluation Team, where she has worked since 2018. Previously, she worked with the HUBZone and Small Disadvantage Business Programs. She has worked 20 of her 25 years of Government Service at the SBA. She received a BS in Communications from Bowie State University. Ms. Ebb-Murphy has devoted 30 years of her career helping small businesses grow, one opportunity at a time.

Ms. Tracey Ebb-Murphy will be in the following session(s):

Small Business Forum
03/21/19: 3:00 PM - 5:15 PM

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Bringing 25 years of U.S. Army service experience to Iron Bow, James interfaces with Iron Bow's wide-array of Industry partners and the company's DoD team to match emerging technology with DoD gaps to ensure Iron Bow is delivering integrated technology solutions that enable our Department of Defense customers' mission success.
James recently retired from the United States Army at the rank of Chief Warrant Officer 5. His last position was at the Pentagon as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Senior Technical Advisor to the Army Chief Information Officer (CIO/G-6) where he assisted in establishing and directing strategy, policy, guidance, planning and functional proponency for Army worldwide current and future Command, Control, Communications, and Computers (C4) and Information Technology (IT) support during peacetime, crisis, contingencies and war.

His other assignments included: Command Chief Warrant Officer Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM); G3 Technical Advisor, 7th SC(T), Fort Gordon, GA; S3 Plans Network Technician, 106th Signal Brigade, Fort Sam Houston, TX; Battalion Network Management Technician, 40th Signal Battalion, Fort Huachuca, AZ; Division G6 Network Management Technician, 1st Armored Division; and Battalion Network Management Technician, 141st Signal Battalion, 1st Armored Division, Wiesbaden, Germany.

Awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit (2nd Award), Bronze Star Medal (3rd Award), Meritorious Service Medal (4th Award), Army Commendation Medal (4th Award), and Army Achievement Medal (4th Award).

James holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems Management from the University of Maryland University College.


Mr. James Ebeler will be in the following session(s):

Townhall Session - IronBow Technologies - Trusted Advisor: More than a buzzword, a path to innovation.
03/21/19: 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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Steven C. Edsall assumed the role of deputy product manager for the Army Training Information System (ATIS) at the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS) in July 2018. As the deputy product manager, Edsall sets the strategic vision for the program and is responsible for ensuring it meets all cost, schedule, and performance goals. ATIS will develop, integrate, and maintain the enterprise capability for training development, training management, enterprise scheduling, content management, and resource management for Army Soldiers and civilians worldwide. Prior to joining ATIS, Edsall served as the deputy director for the civilian Acquisition Workforce Personnel Demonstration Project, formerly of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics, and has over 21 years of military and civilian experience in acquisition, logistics, training, leadership, and operations. Edsall holds Bachelor of Science degree in political science and a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from the State University of New York, Brockport, and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Columbia College. He is a graduate of the Adjutant General Advanced Course and the Army Command and General Staff College and is currently enrolled in the Army War College at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. Mr. Edsall is Defense Workforce Improvement Act Level III certified in program management, Level II in purchasing and Level I in life-cycle logistics and facilities management.

Mr. Steve Edsall will be in the following session(s):

PEO ATIS LTC
03/21/19: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Mr. Tracy Ellis has served as the Product Support Manager (PSM) and Chief, Logistics Management Division for the Medical Communications for Combat Casualty Care (MC4) Product Management Office since 2009.

Tracy Ellis spent 26 years on active duty in the U.S. Army as an Ordnance Officer, retiring at the rank of Colonel. He commanded at every level from Captain through Colonel, with his final command at Tobyhanna Army Depot from 2003 to 2006. He has also served in a variety of staff assignments to include armament platoon leader; shop officer; instructor; support operations officer; Army Staff Officer, HQDA G-4; Chief, Host Nation Support (Saudi Arabia); and Deputy Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Materiel Command.

Before returning to work for the Army, Tracy spent time in the private sector working depot maintenance and public-private partnering issues, including benchmarking and performance-based logistics.

Tracy has a bachelor's degree from Western Maryland College; master's degrees from the School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University; and from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University. Tracy is an Olmsted Scholar and studied for 2 years at the University of Tuebingen, Germany. He is also a graduate of the Harvard Senior Executive Fellows program.

Tracy has been a member of the Army Acquisition Corps since 2010 and is Level 3 certified in Life Cycle Logistics and Program Management and Level 2 certified in Information Technology.

Tracy's military awards include the Defense Superior Service Medal; Legion of Merit (2); Meritorious Service Medal (4); Army Commendation Medal (2); and the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal. Tracy also earned his Master Instructor badge while assigned to the U.S. Army Ordnance Center and School.

Tracy and his wife Ann met in college and they have been married for 34 years. They have 4 children - Daniel (31), Rachel (28); Ryley (22); and William (16). After 13 PCS moves as a military family, they have put down roots in Damascus MD, where they have lived since 2006.


Mr. Tracy Ellis will be in the following session(s):

PEO EIS IPPS-A Portfolio Updates
03/21/19: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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Chris Esler, PMP, ITIL Practitioner, has been involved in SharePoint as a developer, SharePoint Practice Manager and SharePoint Service Delivery Manager. Most of his experience has been with Federal Civilian and DOD organizations.

Chris has been involved in projects such as supporting US Treasury TARP start-up operations leveraging the SharePoint platform. The rapid pace and national visibility of this project put a tremendous amount of pressure on the SharePoint ecosystem.

Chris has spearheaded several large migration projects including the project to move the US Treasury SharePoint platform to the cloud. The US Treasury SharePoint instance encompassed 50,000 users and many critical business functions, as well as the public facing internet site, Treas.gov. Currently Chris is working to help the SharePoint community solve problems by appropriately leveraging the Metalogix product suite.

Chris lives in Bethesda, MD with a beautiful Java developer and a lovely set of 10 year old twins who are themselves working on HTML and javascript.


Mr. Chris Esler will be in the following session(s):

Town Hall Speaking Session - Quest Public Sector - What You Need to Know before Moving to a New SharePoint Version
03/21/19: 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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Mr. Sajjan (Saj) M. George was appointed the Deputy Project Director (PD) for the Reserve Component Automation Systems (RCAS), under the Program Executive Office, Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS) in December 2014.

Mr. George has over 20 years of active duty service in the U.S. Army covering operations, resource, cost, acquisition and program management; budget and personnel administration; and Systems, Applications and Products (SAP) Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) project management. Mr. George led and supervised personnel at Team, Branch and Directorate Level, coordinated work flows, ensured successful project closures and worked closely with senior-level leadership on long-term strategic planning. In December 2014 he retired from military service as a Lieutenant Colonel and accepted the RCAS Deputy PD position.

Mr. George's key military Assignments include Deputy Director of Sustainment Directorate at General Funds Enterprise Business System (GFEBS), Deputy CIO/G6 of the Army National Guard (ARNG) Headquarters, Branch Chief of Information Technology Program Management and Program Objective Memorandum (POM) Development Officer for the ARNG G6. He served one combat tour in Iraq as the Deputy of the Joint Acquisition Review Board and the Multi-National Corps Budget Execution Office.

Mr. George's military awards include the Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (3rd OLC), Army Commendation Medal and the Army Achievement Medal.

Mr. George holds a Bachelors of Engineering in Electronics and Communication, and a Masters of Business Administration in Finance. He also holds Federal Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Leadership Certificates, and the Army Cost Management Certificate. He is a member of the Army Acquisition Corps and Level III certified in Program Management. His non-duty hours and weekends are dedicated to voluntary service with Hope Network, a non-profit organization whose primary mission is to support veterans in getting training in information technology. He loves traveling and learning about other cultures.


Mr. Sajjan (Saj) George will be in the following session(s):

PEO EIS IPPS-A Portfolio Updates
03/21/19: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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Brian K. Goodger serves as the Associate Director for the Office of Logistics and Acquisition Operations (OLAO) in the Office of the Director of the National Institutes of Health, he has held this position since July 30, 2012.

From 2005 - 2012, Mr. Goodger was the Deputy Director for the office of Acquisitions Management, Contracts & Grants (AMCG) in the office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) in the Office of the Secretary. In his capacity as Deputy Director he was responsible for contracting and acquisition management for all ASPR acquisitions; including a portfolio of over 325 contracts totaling $9 Billion. In 2008, Mr. Goodger was nominated by the HHS Senior Procurement Executive for the Ida Ustad Award; an award given out annually by GSA for the top contracting officer in government. Mr. Goodger has procured many medical countermeasures including: smallpox vaccine, botulism antitoxin, anthrax antitoxin, flu vaccine, and anthrax vaccine. Immediately prior to joining ASPR, Mr. Goodger worked from 2002 - 2005 for the National Cancer Institute, Office of Acquisitions, in the National Institutes of Health. As a Contracting Officer he provided contract support to the NCI Director and the Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics. Mr. Goodger started his federal career as a member of the inaugural class of the Department of the Interior's Government-Wide Acquisition Management Internship from 2000 - 2002. As an acquisition management intern, he rotated through the General Services Administration, the Executive Office of the President, the National Institutes of Health, and the Department of Transportation. Working with senior acquisition officials and training with seasoned contracting officers, Mr. Goodger honed his skills and finished ranked #1 in his class.

Additionally, Mr. Goodger is the recipient of numerous United States government awards and honors, he is also FAC-C level III, has held an unlimited Contracting Officer's warrant, holds a M.S. in Management with a concentration in Government Contracts, and is a graduate of the OPM's Federal Executive Institute, Harvard's Senior Executive Fellows program, and NIH's Senior Leadership Program at the University of Maryland in 2013. Finally, Mr. Goodger participated in the HHS Acquisition Mentor Program in 2014.

Mr. Goodger is from the area locally, and a proud graduate of DeMatha High School.


Mr. Brian Goodger will be in the following session(s):

CIOSP3 NITAAC
03/22/19: 9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

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Colonel Gregory C. Griffin was originally commissioned as an Armor 2LT in 1994 from the United States Military Academy.
COL Griffin served in various leadership positions from Tank and Scout Platoon Leader to Troop Commander in 1-32 AR, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division at Fort Lewis, WA; 1/7 Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, TX; and 1/16 Cavalry at Fort Knox, KY. After Troop Command, the United States Military Academy selected COL Griffin as an instructor for the Department of Systems Engineering where he taught for two years. Then the Army selected COL Griffin for Functional Area 24 (FA24) and assigned him as the Network Engineer for the 25th Infantry Division where he deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) 9-11. Then COL Griffin transferred to the United States Army Pacific (USARPAC) Headquarters where he worked as the Intelligence Systems Integrator and Deployed Architecture Planner for the USARPAC G2 and as the USARPAC Contingency Command Post (CCP) G6. During these assignments, COL Griffin participated in multiple international exercises with critical strategic partners throughout the Pacific Theater. COL Griffin then served as the Director of the CONUS Theater Network Operations and Security Center (TNOSC) at Fort Huachuca, AZ. During his tenure, COL Griffin transformed the TNOSC to the 2nd Regional Cyber Center - Western Hemisphere with expanded mission into Defensive Cyber Operations. Upon completion of his Directorship, COL Griffin attended the Naval War College in Newport, RI where he earned a Masters of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies. Currently, COL Griffin is assigned to DISA HQs at Fort Meade, MD where he has served as the Chief of Current Operations for the DISA Command Center and the Executive Assistant to the Director before becoming the JRSS PMO.


Colonel Greg Griffin will be in the following session(s):

Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)
03/22/19: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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Mr. Timothy Hale became the Product Director for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Enterprise System and Services (ALTESS) at the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS) in August 2017. In this role he is responsible for providing military-strength data security solutions and support for the Army's most critical applications. Mr. Hale has more than 35 years of operational and executive level experience as a Department of the Army civilian, U.S. Army Acquisition Corps Officer, Army Signal Corps Officer and Naval Enlisted Aviator.

Prior to his role at PEO EIS, Mr. Hale was assigned to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Procurement from 2013-2017. His first Department of the Army civilian position was with the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command at Fort Eustis, Virginia, as the Chief for the Army's Tactical Engagement Simulation Systems from 2009-2013.

Mr. Hale entered military service as an Aviation Electronics Technician in the U.S. Navy Reserves, VR-48, NAF Washington from 1982-1987. He was commissioned in the U.S. Army Signal Corps and entered active duty in 1989. His assignments included Platoon Leader, Executive Officer and Assistant Operations Officer for the 124th Signal Battalion (BN) and Signal Officer for the 1/3 Air Defense Artillery BN, 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson, Colorado; Assistant Operations Officer, 36th Signal BN, 1st Signal Brigade in Daegu, Republic of Korea; and Company Commander, Headquarters Company, Information Systems Engineering Command at Fort Huachuca, Arizona.

Mr. Hale entered the Army Acquisition Corps in 1997 with assignments at the Army Training Support Center as the Chief for Systems Training Requirements, Assistant Program Manager - Live, Project Manager Training Devices, PEO Simulations Training and Instrumentation in Orlando, Florida, where he deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom; Space and Ground Electronics Officer for the Defense Science and Technology Center - Europe in Wiesbaden, Germany; and Deputy Brigade Commander, 408th Contracting Support Brigade at Camp Airfjan, Kuwait. Mr. Hale retired from active duty as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2009.

Mr. Hale was awarded the Commander's Award for Civilian Service in 2016 and his military decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (4 Oak Leaf Clusters [OLC]), the Army Commendation Medal (3 OLC), the Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Army Achievement Medal (3 OLC), the Army Superior Unit Award, the Naval Reserve Meritorious Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Naval Aircrew Wings and the Parachutist Badge.

Mr. Hale holds a Bachelor of Science degree in government from Longwood University and a Master of Science degree in information systems from the University of Colorado. He is a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government Senior Executive Fellows Program.


Mr. Tim Hale will be in the following session(s):

ITES-3S Overview Presentation
ITES-3S
03/20/19: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ITES-3S Overview Presentation
ITES-3S
03/20/19: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PEO EIS PD-ALTESS
03/22/19: 9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

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COL Chad Harris enlisted as an infantryman in the Army in 1994 and was later selected to attend Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning, Georgia. LTC Harris was commissioned in 1995 as an Armor Officer, where he served as an armor platoon leader and armor company executive officer in 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley, Kansas. COL Harris later served as the aide-de-camp to the ADC-M 24th ID at Fort Riley, Kansas.

After attending the Armor Officer advance Course, COL Harris served as the M Company Commander, and later, the Headquarters and Headquarters Troop Commander in 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment at Fort Carson, Colorado. He deployed to Iraq in April 2003 as the HHT Commander during OIF 1. After returning to the US, COL Harris served as Observer/Controller Team Lead, training National Guard and Reserve units for deployment to Iraq.

COL Harris joined the Acquisition Corps in 2005 and attended the Naval Post Graduate School, graduating in 2006 with a Master's in Business Administration in Defense Systems Acquisition Management. He served as a Test Officer at US Army Operational Test Command (USAOTC), Fort Hood, Texas working on engineer equipment to include the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle (MRAP), the MRAP Ambulance, and the Line of Communication Bridge.

In 2009, COL Harris returned to Iraq as a Team Chief on the Army Test and Evaluation Command's Forward Operational Assessment Team (FOA XII). Upon his return to the US, COL Harris served as the Assistant Product Manager (APM) for Maneuver Support in the Robotic Systems Joint Project Office (RSJPO) in Warren, Michigan. While serving as the APM, he managed the Talon Engineer Robotic Systems, and the M160 Light Robotic Flail System. In 2011, COL Harris was assigned as Commander, Yuma Test Center (YTC) where he commanded one of the Army's largest test centers. While at YTC, he led an organization comprised of 1500 Soldiers, civilians, and contractors responsible for testing a wide variety of equipment from artillery and armor systems, to unmanned aerial systems to counter IED systems. After leaving YTC, COl Harris became an Army War College Fellow conducting strategic studies at the University of Texas, Austin. In 2015 COL Harris was assigned to the Pentagon, as a Lead Requirements Analyst on the Joint Staff J8.

His awards include the Bronze Star with "V", the Bronze Star, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, and Parachute Badge.

LTC Harris is from Sparks, Nevada. He is married to April Avila Harris, together they have a 9 year old son Gryffin and a 5 year old son Austin.


Colonel Chad Harris will be in the following session(s):

PEO EIS DCO Panel
03/21/19: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
PEO EIS Program Overview
03/21/19: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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David Hart is Segue's Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships, using his expertise in team building, market intelligence, and establishing and leveraging strong partner relationships to feed revenue growth and maintain an active pipeline of opportunities. He works collaboratively across Segue's business leadership and verticals identifying, qualifying, and building pursuits that align with value-added partners to create strong information sustainment support solutions for our Federal Clients.

David is actively engaged in leadership roles across the United States in DoD Communities. He is currently serving as Regional VP of AFCEA International, the AMMO Committee Chair on the AFCEA Board of Directors and previously served as Chapter President (2010, 2015, 2016), Vice President of Networking (2009), Director of Awards (2008), and Associate Director of the AFCEA International Board of Directors (2011). In addition to his service, David has received both the AFCEA Meritorious Service Medal (2016) and AFCEA Small Business Person of the Year (2017). He has served as Vice President of Dayton Defense, organizing two IT Dialogues with Industry Leaders. David also founded the Miami Valley Presidents Round Table, a base and community leadership meeting, and Fast Rope with nearly 300 members in Dayton, OH, Washington, D.C., Tampa Bay, FL, St. Louis, MO and San Antonio, TX.

David is Co-Founder of the Blue Skies For Good Guys and Gals Warrior Foundation 501c3, which annually hosts over 50 Combat Injured/Purple Heart Warriors and Fallen Hero/Gold Star Families for over four days of bonding, healing and life-enriching activities during Warrior Weekend to Remember.

David is a former US Army Ranger, Master Parachutist, and Pathfinder. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati. He has been instrumental in launching several start-ups, serving one as CEO, leveraging his extensive sales and marketing experience. David is an accomplished skydiver with over five thousand of jumps and uses this experience as a keynote speaker on teamwork and leadership. He is the author of Jump! Leaps in Organizational Performance and Teamwork. David believes that people accomplish great things when they collaborate as a team, working towards a shared vision with common goals. His number one team is his wife Lori and three young boys, Peter, Jake, and Ben; who reside with him in Mason, Ohio.


Mr. David Hart will be in the following session(s):

FAST Rope Pre-Conference Industry to Industry Networking Session
03/21/19: 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

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President, Lee Harvey Consulting, LLC

Lee Harvey founded Lee Harvey Consulting, LLC in early September, 2009 upon his retirement from the U.S. Army - culminating a successful career spanning over 33 years.

Prior to his retirement - Lee was appointed as one of the Deputy Program Executive Officer's, Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS). Since early January 2004, Mr. Harvey was responsible for the management of business information systems development, integration, and overall program implementation functions including the acquisition, personnel, medical, distance learning, installation management and reserve component domains. Prior to becoming a DPEO EIS, Mr. Harvey served as the Program Director for Army University Access Online - eArmyU, reporting to the Army's Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1 and the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Manpower and Reserve Affairs. He was directly responsible for all aspects of program management for the $450 million program.

Mr. Harvey previously served as the Director of Acquisition Management for the Army's Communications Electronics Command Acquisition Center - Washington. In that capacity he was responsible for awarding $500 million in new contracts each year and managing approximately $2 billion in existing contracts.

Mr. Harvey has over 33 years of experience as a leader in the Information Technology Management and Government Contracting fields, is a veteran of the United States Army, a graduate of the IAC partners program and a current IAC Fellow. He also proudly serves as Honorary Co-Chairman of America's Adopt a Soldier - a charity foundation serving warfighter needs.


Mr. Lee Harvey will be in the following session(s):

ITES-3S Overview Presentation
ITES-3S - ITES-3S Panel
03/20/19: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Path to Blue - Moderator
03/22/19: 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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Mr. Doug Haskin assumed charter of the Product Lead, Computer Hardware, Enterprise Software and Solutions (CHESS) on July 15, 2016. In this capacity, he leads a team responsible for establishing and maintaining no-fee, flexible contracts through which Army customers may procure commercial off the shelf (COTS) IT hardware, software and services via an e-commerce (IT e-mart) based process.

Mr. Haskin joined the CHESS team in July 2016, after serving as the Deputy Project Director for Enterprise Services since November 2012. In that capacity, he managed a project office responsible for acquiring, fielding, and performing lifecycle sustainment of technology and services supporting many of the Army Chief Information Officer's largest enterprise initiatives.

Prior to being promoted to Deputy Product Director for TIS, Mr. Haskin served as the Division Chief for TIS Operations from March 2009 to May 2010.

Before joining TIS, Mr. Haskin worked for the Project Manager,Distributed Common Ground System- Army (DCGS-A) as a logistician. He also supported the Product Manager,Battle Command Sustainment Support System (BCS3) project as both a contractor and later as a civilian from August 2004 to March 2008.

Mr. Haskin graduated from the United States Military Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science in May 1998 and completed a Master of Science degree in Program Management from the Naval Postgraduate School in June 2010. As an Army Quartermaster officer, he served as a platoon leader in the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment at Ft Polk; Assistant S-3 in the 2nd Infantry Division at Camp Casey, Korea; Combat Service Support Automation Management Officer (CSSAMO) in the 46th Corps Support Group at Ft Bragg; and Theater Subsistence Manager at Camp Stronghold Freedom, Uzbekistan.

Mr. Haskin holds Level 3 DAWIA certifications in Life Cycle Logistics and Program Management. In August 2010, he received the Federal Computer Week Rising Star Award. He is a recipient of the Army Superior Civilian Service Award and the Commander's Award for Civilian Service.


Mr. Doug Haskin will be in the following session(s):

PEO EIS PL-CHESS
03/21/19: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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On Aug. 2 2016, LTC Preston Hayward became the newest GCSS-Army Product Manager (PdM) during a change of charter ceremony on Fort Lee, Virginia. LTC Hayward has now assumed full responsibility for the GCSS-Army Program. GCSS-Army is a premiere enterprise resource planning solution that combines supply, maintenance, property accountability operations and associated financial data in a consolidated view for the logistics and financial business areas.

LTC Hayward previously served as the Assistant Program Manager, PM Stryker at Detroit Arsenal where he worked on the Stryker upgrade program. Following his time at PM Stryker, LTC Hayward was selected for the Training with Industry program, at the manufacturer of both the Stryker and Abrams tank - General Dynamics Land Systems. His last assignment prior to his return to Fort Lee, was with the Army Corps of Engineers in Wiesbaden, Germany, where he served as a contracting officer supporting multiple construction projects in the Balkans and Poland.

LTC Hayward a native of Green Bay, Wisconsin. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science in International Business. He received his Master of Science in Logistics Management from the Florida Institute of Technology in 2004. Additionally, LTC Hayward completed the Basic Airborne Course at Fort Benning, Georgia, the Combined Arms and Services Staff School, and Intermediate Level Education at Fort Lee, Virginia. LTC Hayward is a Certified Level III Acquisition Professional in Program Management and Level III in Contracting.


Lieutenant Colonel Preston Hayward will be in the following session(s):

PEO EIS GCSS-Army AESIP Contracting Opportunities Panel
03/21/19: 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

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LTC Scott Helmore enlisted in 1996 as Military Police and received his commission in 1999 as an Air Defense Artillery Officer from the Reserve Officer Training Corps at Michigan State University.

He served in a multitude of Air Defense assignments from Platoon Leader to the Air Defense Emergency Operations Center Chief and culminated his Air Defense career as a Battery Commander.

Assessing into the Acquisition Corps in 2006 LTC Helmore was an Air Defense Test Officer and deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was previously assigned to PEO EIS as an Assistant Product Director for Southwest Asia Information Technology Infrastructure requirements in Product Manager Power Projection Enablers. LTC Helmore has served on the Army Staff as the Executive Officer to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Plans Programs and Resources, and as the Department of the Army System Coordinator for the Army's Integrated Personnel and Pay System (IPPS-A), among others. . He returned to PEO EIS in the fall of 2016, having completed a deployment as the Chief of Acquisition Systems (Ground), Office of the Program Manager Saudi Arabian National Guard. LTC Helmore is the Army's first Product Manager for Defensive Cyber Operations, chartered in November 2016.

LTC Helmore is a graduate of the Air Defense Basic and Advanced Courses as well as Command and General Staff College. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness Management from Michigan State University and a Master of Science in Acquisition Management from University of Management and Technology.

LTC Helmore's awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (8), the Army Commendation Medal (2), the Army Achievement Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Army Service ribbon, the overseas service ribbon, the Meritorious unit commendation, the Army Staff Badge and the Army Parachutist Badge.


Lieutenant Colonel Scott E. Helmore will be in the following session(s):

PEO EIS DCO Panel
03/21/19: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
PEO DCO Cyberspace Coliseum Roundtable
03/22/19: 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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Ms. Michelle Hodges is the Senior Contracting Official for the Army Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office (RCCTO). The RCCTO serves to expedite critical capabilities to the field to meet Combatant Commanders' needs. The Office enables the Army to experiment, evolve and deliver technologies in real time to address both urgent and emerging threats, while supporting acquisition reform efforts.

In a detail assignment from May - December 2018, Ms. Hodges supported the standup of the Army Futures Command as the Contracting Cell lead. She was responsible for advising the leadership team on all matters relating to contracting, prioritizing contracting requirements with the Army Contracting Command, monitoring contract execution in support of Army Futures Command and the Cross Functional Teams and managing the internal headquarters Army Futures Command contract requirements.

Ms. Hodges served as the Chief of the Army Contracting Command - Aberdeen Proving Ground Belvoir Division July 2015 to May 2018. Ms. Hodges ensured the execution of the contracting mission for a variety of mission partners on Fort Belvoir, including Project Manager Biometrics and Project Manager Terrestrial Sensors for Program Executive Office (PEO), Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors (IEW&S), Project Manager, Expeditionary Energy and Sustainment Systems (PM E2S2) for PEO Combat Systems and Combat Service Support (CS&CSS), and the Night Vision Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD). This required contracts for research and development, production of and services for Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems, as well as grants and Other Transaction Authority agreements.

Prior to this Ms. Hodges was a Branch Chief and Contracting Officer for ACC-APG, where she was responsible planning and executing contract actions in support of programs under the purview of Project Manager Close Combat Systems for PEO Ammunition. As a Contracting Officer, Ms. Hodges was responsible for the management of two highly complex Quick Reaction Capability programs in direct support of the war efforts; the Husky Mounted Detection System (HMDS) and the Vehicle Optics Sensor System (VOSS). Both programs were initiated under Joint Urgent Operation Needs Statements (JUONS), and were under simultaneous development, testing and fielding to meet the inflexible fielding requirements in Theater.

Ms. Hodges holds an M.B.A. from The George Washington University and a B.B.A. in Management from James Madison University. She is a graduate of the Senior Executive Fellows at the Harvard Kennedy School and awards include the Army Superior Civilian Service Award and the Commander's Award for Civilian Service. Ms. Hodges is an Army Acquisition Corps member with Level III Certification in Contracting and Level I Certification in Program Management.


Ms. Michelle Hodges will be in the following session(s):

Acquisition Excellence Panel
03/21/19: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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Faisal Hoque is exclusively working with CACI and its senior management team to bring innovation, frameworks, and platforms from private sector to public sector for organizational transformation, technology migration, and management innovation. He is the developer of Navigate framework and platform that serves as the basis for CACI Navigator solution.
What sets Faisal apart is the unique position and perspective he has always maintained, which is grounded in hardcore technology with deep roots in leading-edge management science.
He is the founder of SHADOKA and other companies. Author of several books, including Everything Connects - How to Transform and Lead in the Age of Creativity, Innovation and Sustainability and Survive to Thrive - 27 Practices of Resilient Entrepreneurs, Innovators, And Leaders. Formerly of GE and other global brands, he regularly contributes to Fast Company, Business Insider, and others. His work has also appeared in the Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Fox, CBS, Financial Times, Mergers & Acquisitions, Forbes, and Leadership Excellence, Huffington Post among other publications.
American Management Association (AMA) named him one of the Leaders to Watch in 2015. The editors of Ziff-Davis Enterprise named him one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Technology alongside leading entrepreneurs such as Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Michael Dell, Larry Page, and others. Trust Across America-Trust Around the World (TAA-TWA) named him one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders alongside global leaders such as Bill George, Tony Hsieh, Doug Conant, Howard Schultz, and others.
Over the last two decades, he has played a variety of roles including CEO, Chairman of the Board, and an advisor to F500 boards and management. He has architected customer/partner/joint-venture/business transformational relationships with cross industry, private and public sector global brands such as GE, MasterCard, American Express, Northrop Grumman, PepsiCo, IBM, Home Depot, Netscape, Infosys, French Social Security Services, Gartner, Cambridge Technology Partners, JP Morgan Chase, CSC, and others.
He built his first commercial software product at the age of 19 while studying at the University of Minnesota, and went on to hold management positions in Pitney Bowes and then Dun and Bradstreet. In 1991, Pitney Bowes recruited him to join one of their R&D groups before he finished his undergraduate degree. At Pitney and Dun and Bradstreet, he worked on cutting-edge analytics and decision support methods and systems for customer intelligence, sales effectiveness, and revenue optimization before CRM/ERP, Sales Automation, and Business Intelligence were hardly concepts.

As a serial entrepreneur, he has raised venture capital from angels, strategic partners, and institutional investors to fund his innovative business-to-business startups. Over the decades, his companies innovated products and solutions that: provided middleware software for complex, secure transaction processing; created industry's first set of re-usable software components for integrated B-to-B e-commerce; and pioneered comprehensive business value management frameworks and platforms.

As a thought leader, he has written several books on management, innovation, leadership, creativity, and entrepreneurship; established a research think tank in collaboration with leading academics from around the globe. His book, The Power of Convergence (published by the American Management Association [AMA]), was released in April 2011 and almost immediately was named "One of the Best Business Books of 2011" by 800CEOREAD and CIO Insight. Two of his previous books, Sustained Innovation and Winning the 3-Legged Race, were also included in the "Top 5 Transformation Books" of the last few years, while Sustained Innovation also ranked in CIO Insight magazine's "Editor's Picks: The 10 Best Business Books of 2007". For more information please visit faisalhoque.com.


Mr. Faisal Hoque will be in the following session(s):

Town Hall Speaking Session - CACI, Inc. - success factors for cloud migration
03/22/19: 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

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Mr. Johnson is a strong supporter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) where he has provided over twenty continuous years of outstanding leadership and service to the AFCEA community. Alvie currently serves as the Regional Vice President, for AFCEA National Capital Region and as Member of the AFCEA International Board of Directors. He also serves as the Prince William County Representative to Northern Virginia Community College Board of Directors.

Alvie Johnson serves as the Vice-President, Army Accounts for ALL Points, Huntsville, AL. Mr. Johnson has served in key areas to include Vice President, Business Development for DMI and Principal Enterprise Lead for Lockheed Martin, ISGS and Senior Associate, Business Development for Booz Allen Hamilton where he oversaw US Navy, Marine, and Army Markets. In this role, Mr. Johnson developed and coordinated teaming for strategic opportunities with a value greater than $50M. Mr. Johnson, has managed relationships with numerous Industry partners with the goal of facilitating the overall teaming process. Mr. Johnson has also held various business development and technical roles for Data Solutions and Technology, LEIDOS, AT&T, TelCove and CRGT.

Mr. Jonson is a retired Army Officer, providing over 21 years of military service in the Signal Corps. He has held a variety of positions to include: Satellite Operations Officer, Joint Chief of Staff where he managed the allocation of operational satellite communications capacity for all Department of Defense and Government Agencies. He was directly responsible for coordinating the Ultra High Frequency accesses for the President of the United States, Vice President, Secretary of Defense and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Commander, 122 Signal Battalion and Division Signal Officer where he managed an organization consisting of 654 soldiers with 274 vehicles valued at 177 million dollars with an annual budget of 2.7 million dollars. Mr. Johnson provided tactical communications to an organization consisting of 17,000 soldiers with over twenty-five dispersed tactical command posts spread over 60 kilometers; Presidential Communications Officer, White House Communications Agency where Mr. Johnson was responsible for the fixed and deployable state of the art telecommunications support to the White House for 19 months.

Mr. Johnson holds a Master of Arts degree in International Relations & Strategic Studies from the Naval War College, Newport, RI and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Production Howard University, Washington.


Mr. Alvie Johnson will be in the following session(s):

Welcome & Opening Ceremony with Honor Guard
03/21/19: 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

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Mr. Bill Jones, Senior Vice President of DSA's Integrated Solutions Group, manages a diverse portfolio of programs in support of Air Force, DISA, Army, and COCOM programs. As a strategic thinker and leader, Bill works with DSA customers in building innovative solutions that improve performance in all critical mission areas of the information technology spectrum. Bill joined DSA in 1995 as a Lead Specialist Engineer and has held key positions to include Program Manager, Program Director, Senior Director, and Vice President & General Manager.

Coming from a military family, Bill was born in Germany and traveled the world prior to joining the U.S. Army in 1975. Bill's service in the U.S. Army began as a Computer Operator for the Worldwide Military Command and Control System. He served for 20 years as a Communications and Electronics Officer where he held numerous tactical and strategic positions, both in the U.S and abroad. Bill commanded the 362nd Signal Company in Korea where he was responsible for directing, managing, leading, and coordinating daily operations for a 350-person organization and equipment valued over $200M. While assigned to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Bill served as a Project Officer for more than $250 million in strategic government-owned and leased communications transmission systems. He drafted and managed the $100 million Pacific Consolidated Telecommunications Network (PCTN) acquisition and supported the implementation of a major Command and Control communications system - the Defense Message System (DMS). Bill was recognized by DISA as a key project officer and subject matter expert in Pacific Terrestrial Transmission issues. He has more than 40 years of experience in telecommunications, information technology, defense acquisition, and project management.

Bill is a long-term advocate of the Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association (AFCEA) and currently serves as President of the Fort Belvoir AFCEA Chapter. Under his leadership, the Belvoir Chapter has awarded over $1.1M in grants and scholarships and is recognized for its contributions to AFCEA and the local community. The Chapter has received awards for Model Chapter of the Year, Use of Information in IT, Distinguished Young AFCEAN, Diversity and the Albert J. Myer Award for Individual Member Growth and Individual Member Recruiting. AFCEA recognized Bill's contributions with the Awards of Meritorious Service, Leadership, and the Medal of Merit.

Bill has a Bachelor of Science in Business and Computer Science from the University of Maryland with a concentration in Security Engineering. He holds a Master of Science degree from the Naval Postgraduate School in Systems Technology - Joint Command, Control, and Communications and a Master of Science in Systems Engineering with a concentration in Security Engineering from George Mason University.


Mr. Bill Jones will be in the following session(s):

Welcome & Opening Ceremony with Honor Guard
03/21/19: 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

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Mr. Dan Joyce serves as the Assistant Program Executive Officer for Networks, Cyber and Services, with oversight of three program management offices for the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS) located at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Mr. Joyce served in the United States Air Force for 21 years, followed by eight years as a support contractor, and five years as a civil servant working in the office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology) (ASA(ALT)) before joining PEO EIS in September 2018. He began his military career as a computer systems and communications officer, with initial assignment as a strategic war plans automation officer at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. His next assignment was deputy project manager for the $210 million Granite Sentry program, delivering a modernized command, control, communications and computer system to provide missile warning information to senior government and military decision makers at North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and U.S. Space Command at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. Mr. Joyce was then assigned to headquarters NORAD/J5, where he was responsible for developing requirements for Air Defense Systems.

Mr. Joyce was then assigned to the 690th Mission Support Squadron at Kelly Air Force Base, Texas, where he supported Air Intelligence Agency operations around the world. He was selected to command the 67th Support Squadron at Kelly Air Force Base, responsible for providing networking, logistics and civil engineering support to forward deployed units. Mr. Joyce completed his Air Force career as a satellite communication action officer on the Joint Staff/J6, where he ensured satellite communication systems met combatant command requirements and services had sufficient funding to upgrade and field ground communication terminals.

During his tenure at ASA(ALT) from 2005 to 2012, Mr. Joyce served as a subject matter expert on numerous programs in PEO Command, Control and Communications - Tactical (C3T) and PEO EIS. He then served as the deputy director for Mission Command systems from 2013 to 2018, where he worked closely with PEO C3T and PEO EIS senior leaders to rapidly move programs from concept to fielding.

In addition to completing the Air Force's Air Command and Staff College, Mr. Joyce holds a Bachelor of Science in mathematics from the University of New Hampshire and a Master of Science in computer systems from the Air Force Institute of Technology. He received the Achievement Medal for Civilian Service and the Meritorious Civilian Service Award, is Level III certified in program management and a member of the Army Acquisition Corps.


Mr. Dan Joyce will be in the following session(s):

PEO EIS APEO
03/21/19: 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

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With more than 20 years of experience in the commercial technology space, Wendi started her career as a developer, moved into an analyst role, then project management and now she mentors and coaches teams following Scrum. She led the original Agile transformation for a large team of engineers converting them from standard waterfall to Agile. Wendi is passionate about helping teams improve and have fun which in turn provides transparency to Senior Leadership.

Ms. Wendi Kaplan will be in the following session(s):

Program Management in IT
03/22/19: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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David A. Klaasse currently serves as the Deputy Director of Acquisition, Contracting, and Logistics for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA). In his current role, he assists the Director in establishing and implementing policy and procedures; ensuring adherence with applicable laws and regulations; and monitoring compliance in the areas of acquisition, contracts, finance, logistics, engineering, and facilities.

Prior to joining DTRA, Mr. Klaasse served as a Professor of Program Management at the Defense Acquisition University from October 2017 to August 2018, were he focused on tailored and agile acquisition processes and service acquisitions.

Prior to his position as a Professor of Program Management, Mr. Klaasse served as a Program Manager for the Transformational Medical Technologies Initiative and Biodefense Therapeutics, components of the DTRA and Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD) from April 2008 to October 2017. Chartered within DTRA and JPEO-CBD, the Transformational Medical Technologies Initiative and Biodefense Therapeutics' role was to protect the Warfighter from emerging infectious diseases, genetically altered pathogens, and unknown biological threats.

Prior his federal government career, Mr. Klaasse served on active duty with the US Navy until his retirement in March 2008. While on active duty, Mr. Klaasse flew the F-14 "Tomcat" on numerous overseas deployments including combat operations in Operations Desert Storm, Desert Strike and Southern Watch. Between deployments, Mr. Klaasse graduated from the Navy's Fighter Weapons School ("Top Gun") and the US Naval Test Pilot School. Mr. Klaasse was selected as a Navy Aeronautical Engineering Duty Officer (AEDO) and transitioned into the Program Management field. As an AEDO, Mr. Klaasse managed programs associated with national imagery satellites at the National Reconnaissance Office and led the Mission Systems, Interoperability and Production teams within the Joint Strike Fighter (F-35) Program Office.

Mr. Klaasse holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical/Astronautical Engineering from The Ohio State University. He holds a Master of Science Degree in Aviation Systems from the University of Tennessee and a Master of Science Degree in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces at the National Defense University. He also holds a Juris Doctor (JD) Degree from the George Mason University Antonin Scalia School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Mr. Klaasse is a member of the Defense Acquisition Corps, the Army Acquisition Corps, and the Navy Acquisition Corps and is certified Level III in Program Management. His civilian awards include two commander's awards for civilian service. His military awards include two Defense Meritorious Service medals, two Air medals, three Navy/Marine Corps Commendation medals (with combat "V"), a Navy/Marine Corps Achievement medal, and various other service and campaign medals.


Mr. David Klaasse will be in the following session(s):

Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)
03/21/19: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Upon receiving a commission in the Army, Mr. Kline served in numerous battery and battalion level positions as an Air Defense Artillery Officer. He concluded his active duty tenure at Fort Detrick, Maryland, serving in successive assignments as the Troop Commander and then as the Plans and Policy Officer at the Fort Detrick Network Enterprise Center as a Medical Service Corps Officer.

Mr. Kline has over 30 years of leadership, business development, sales, capture and operations experience in the IT services industry, having served in executive positions including Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President for Operations, Sales Director, and Senior Program Manager. He has directed captures with such companies as BAE Systems, Perot Systems and Dell. Mr. Kline also has taught Information Technology college-level courses.

In July of 2011, he became the Director of Operations for US Army's Program Executive Office
Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS). PEO EIS obligates roughly one-third of the Army's IT
budget, approximately $3.4B annually. In support of the PEO HQ and the subordinate program offices, he oversaw day-to-day business operations including contracting operations for the entire PEO, foreign military sales, property and facilities management, personnel and physical security, and in-theater support of program logistics and deployment operations. Upon retiring from civil service with the PEO in 2017, Mr. Kline founded his own company, Nine Dots LLC, and consults to IT services companies seeking to boost business capture successes with the Federal Government in general and more specifically within the Army and PEO EIS. Mr. Kline raises his clients' Pwin by leveraging:
_ In-depth knowledge of capture operations;
_ Context of solicitations from both the industry and government perspectives;
_ Long-standing relationships with Army personnel and insight into their business motivators;
_ Intimacy with proposal evaluation methods;
_ Keen insight into contracting center personnel and operations; and,
_ Insight into the Foreign Military Sales and Security Cooperation processes.

Mr. Kline holds a bachelor's degree from the U.S. Military Academy and a master's degree in computer science from The Johns Hopkins University. He is a former member of the 1980 Olympic training team and founder of a charity, Northern Virginia Second Chance, which supported recuperating wounded warriors at Walter Reed.


Mr. Jim Kline will be in the following session(s):

Acquisition Excellence Panel - Moderator
03/21/19: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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Joe Kobsar serves as the Director of Applied Cyber Technologies, with responsbility for the Defense Cyber Operations (DCO) Forge, Armory, Omni and Mission Networks at the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems

Joe Kobsar serves as the director of Applied Cyber Technologies, with responsibility for the Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) Forge, Armory, Omni and Mission Networks at the Program
Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems.

Kobsar began his civilian career at Communications - Electronics Research, Development and
Engineering Center as an electronics engineer at the Space and Terrestrial Communications
Directorate Tactical Networks Branch at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey. He has filled various
technical and leadership positions, including the Director for the Command, Control,
Communications, Computers, Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) System
Integration Laboratory where he led the design, implementation and sustainment of a quick
reaction capability to assess and select emerging technologies for the Army's Network
Integration Evaluation events.

Additionally, Kobsar served as the product director for C4ISR Network Modernization where he
managed strategic and tactical facilities integrating efforts including the Warfighter Information
Network - Tactical and Persistent Surveillance Systems -Tethered, and Mine-Resistant Ambush
Protected Capability set insertion.

A retired Army Warrant Officer, Kobsar has been awarded the Bronze Star Medal, Legion
of Merit Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Meritorious Service Medal, Army
Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army
Achievement Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Valorous Unit Award, Army Superior Unit
Award, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NATO Medal
and the Bronze Order of Mercury (Signal Corp recognition).

Kobsar, who is a graduate of both the University of Maryland and the Naval Postgraduate
School, holds a Bachelor of Science in computer engineering and a Master of Science in
project management. He is a member of the U.S. Army Acquisition Corps, certified level 3 in
program management and engineering, and level 2 in test and evaluation.
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Joseph Kobsar will be in the following session(s):

PEO EIS DCO Panel
03/21/19: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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Lieutenant Colonel Jim A. Lee assumed his duties as Product Manager Army Training Information System (ATIS) in July 2018. In this role, Lt. Col. Lee is responsible for the material development of ATIS, providing Soldiers and leaders with a single Army enterprise capability to manage, schedule, develop, report and deliver Army training.

Lt. Col. Lee earned his commission from Marion Military Institute as an Air Defense Officer in 1996. His initial assignment was as a Platoon Leader and Executive Officer of Bravo Battery, 2-265th Air Defense Artillery Battalion, West Palm Beach, Florida. He was next assigned as the Executive Officer of Bravo Battery, 1-44th Air Defense Artillery Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas.

After his tour in Fort Hood, he attended the Air Defense Officer Advanced Course, Combined Arms Services Staff School, and the Mechanized Leader's Course. He then took Command of Bravo Battery, 5-5th Air Defense Artillery Battalion, Camp Hovey, Korea. After his tour in Korea, Lt. Col. Lee took command of the Springfield Recruiting Company, St. Louis Battalion, Springfield, Illinois.

In 2005, Lt. Col. Lee joined the Acquisition Corps and attended the Army Acquisition Basic Course, Huntsville, Alabama; Command and General Staff College, Fort Lee, Virginia; and the Intermediate Qualification Course, Austin, Texas. He was assigned to the 601st Senior Contingency Contracting Team, Fort Stewart, Georgia, and was deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom as part of Multinational Forces Iraq/Afghanistan. Lt. Col. Lee continued his career in the 409th Contracting Support Brigade, Kaiserslautern, Germany, as a Contracting Team Leader and Brigade Training Officer before assuming the role of Assistant TRADOC Capabilities Manager for BCT Mission Command Systems. Lt. Col. Lee also served as the Military Deputy to the District Contracting Chief, Savannah District United States Army Corps of Engineers. While assigned, he deployed in support of Operation Inherent Resolve and supported several disaster response efforts.

Lt. Col. Lee holds an Associate of Arts from Marion Military Institute, Bachelor of Business, and a Masters of International Business from Florida International University.

His awards and decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Army Commendation Medal, the Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Army Achievement Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Joint Meritorious Unit Award, the Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Humanitarian Assistance Medal, Combat Action Badge, Recruiting Badge, and Order of St. Barbara.


Lieutenant Colonel Jim Lee will be in the following session(s):

PEO EIS GFEBS Portfolio Updates
03/21/19: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
PEO ATIS LTC
03/21/19: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Dominic Lepore, PMP, has over 20 years' experience implementing new processes and systems to improve business operations. He is an expert in all aspects of project management, including scope, schedule and cost management techniques. After working as a management consultant for one of the Big Four consulting firms, Dominic started Terrapin Consulting in 2003 to focus on helping organizations improve IT and project performance. Dominic is also an adjunct professor for Georgetown University's Project Management master's degree program. Dominic is the 2019 Chief Executive Officer for the Washington, D.C. Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMIWDC), the largest PMI chapter in the world.

He earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland and an M.S. in Information Systems from the Stevens Institute of Technology.


Mr.Dominic Lepore will be in the following session(s):

Program Management in IT
03/22/19: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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Mr. Danny Mahan has over 29 years of combined aviation and missile acquisition experience, both
with the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force. Mr. Mahan holds a Master of Business Administration degree
(MBA) and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial & Systems Engineering from the University
of Arkansas. He also has a Master of Engineering degree from the University of Florida. In 1988, Mr. Mahan began his career in federal government civilian service accepting an engineering position at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. Assigned to the Air Force's Advanced Medium Range Airto-Air Missile System Program Office, he spent the next 4 years working design, test, production and modernization of the missile system.

In 1992, Mr. Mahan accepted a position with the U.S. Army and moved to Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. For the next 10 years, he worked various missile, aviation, and DARPA programs for the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center. In 2002, Mr. Mahan transferred to the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Project Office, where he led
engineering production for the new Shadow Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. While in UAS, he was Board
selected to the Competitive Development Group and was subsequently assigned to the Aviation
Future Force Product Manager working the unmanned air segment of Future Combat Systems.
He went on to become the Assistant Product Manager for the Architecture and Technology Branch.
In 2004, Mr. Mahan was promoted to the NH-04 level and became the Lead Rotor Systems Engineer for the Apache Helicopter Project Office. During his 10 years in Apache, he continued as the rotors lead, while taking temporary assignments as Aircraft Engineering Branch Chief and Deputy Product Manager for the Apache Block III program.

In 2015, Mr. Mahan became the Deputy Product Director for the Aviation Networks and Mission Planning (ANMP) Product Office. One year later, he was asked by the AS Project Manager to assume the role of Deputy Product Manager for the Aviation Mission Equipment (AME) Product Office.

Mr. Mahan currently serves as the Product Director for Global Combat Support System (GCSS-Army) Increment 2 Avaiation Logistics, where he manages the cost, schedule, development and evolution of a major upgrade to the Army's Tactical Logistics Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. This upgrade will be fielded to all of Army Aviation and provide new capability to 51,000 additional users. A native of Clinton, Arkansas, Mr. Mahan has been a member of the Defense Acquisition Corps since 2002 and has earned Level III DAWIA certification in Program Management, Engineerying, and Science and Technology Management. He is a graduate of Defense Systems Management College Executive Program Manager's Course. Mr. Mahan ans his wife, Shelley, reside in Madison, Alabama.


Mr. Danny Mahan will be in the following session(s):

PEO EIS GCSS-Army AESIP Contracting Opportunities Panel
03/21/19: 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

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Jacob (Jake) Marcellus is the Portfolio Manager for the DoD Mobility Program. In this capacity he is responsible for the planning, resourcing and acquiring of capabilities to support unclassified and classified mobility solutions as an enterprise service.
Prior to this position, Jake served as the Deputy Portfolio Manager for the DoD Mobility Program. Additionally, he has served as the Chief NetOps Futures Architect, Chief NetOps Solutions Division and Chief Service Management Systems Branch. Jake's experience ranges from systems Engineering and Integration to technical program management. He is a retired U.S. Army Signal Officer, whose 20 years of service includes a combat tour.

Mr. Marcellus earned a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Columbus State University. He is DAWIA certified Level III in Program Management.


Mr. Jacob Marcellus will be in the following session(s):

Young AFCEAN Forum
03/21/19: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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COL Robert "RJ" Mikesh became the Project Manager for Army Enterprise Systems Integration Program (AESIP) at the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS) in August 2017. Prior to his role at PEO EIS, he served as the Senior Military Assistant to Mr. James A. MacStravic, the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology & Logistics in the Office of the Secretary Of Defense.

COL Mikesh was commissioned in 1995 through ROTC at Clarkson University. His previous assignments include Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer with 3rd Infantry Division, 1996-1999; Company Commander in 2nd Aviation Battalion in the Republic of Korea, 2000-2001; Recruiting Company Commander, Seattle Recruiting Battalion, 2001-2004; Project Leader at the Prototype Integration Facility of the Aviation & Missile, RDEC, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, 2004-2005; Project Leader with the U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, 2005; Assistant Product Manager (APM) for Personnel Recovery Support Equipment in Product Manager (PdM) Air Warrior, PEO Soldier, 2006-2007; APM for Command, Control, Communications and Computers for U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Ground Application Program Office at Fort Belvoir, 2008-2009; Acquisition Corps Assignment Officer at U.S. Army Human Resources Command, Fort Knox, Kentucky, 2010-2011; APM for Special Programs with the Defense Continuity Integrated Network - Top Secret Program Office, Alexandria, Virginia 2011-2012; and PdM for Installation Information Infrastructure Modernization Program within PEO EIS, 2012-2015.

COL Mikesh's awards and decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal; Meritorious Service Medal (4 Oak Leaf Clusters [OLC]), the Army Commendation Medal (2 OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (1 OLC), the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, the Army Aviator Badge and the Army Recruiter Badge.

COL Mikesh holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering, a Master of Science in management/acquisition and contract management, Master of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College, the Army Acquisition Basic Course and the Command and General Staff College Intermediate Level Education Course. He is also DOD Acquisition Workforce certified in Program Management (Level 3), System Planning, Research, Development and Engineering - System Engineer (Level 1) and Test and Evaluation (Level 1).

COL Mikesh is married to the former Anaid Danyelle Shaver. They have two children, Cameryn and Sean.


Colonel Robert Mikesh will be in the following session(s):

PEO EIS Program Overview
03/21/19: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
PEO EIS GCSS-Army AESIP Contracting Opportunities Panel
03/21/19: 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

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Mr. Todd Miller is a U.S. Army contractor with Data Systems Analysts Inc. He supports the PEO C3T MilTech Solutions Office as the Senior Product Manager for the award winning milSuite, an enterprise suite of open source social business capabilities that provide collaboration and information awareness across the Department of Defense since 2009. Products of milSuite have been featured on publications such as MSNBC, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, and WhiteHouse.gov.

As the DoD enterprise social network, milSuite has lowered federal spending by the elimination of duplicative applications, reduced travel, and provides immeasurable efficiency gains by connecting the DoD workforce and its knowledge. In addition to program management, also a frequent speaker on open source technologies and consultant to DoD organizations.

He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and graduate of Syracuse University. He has been working in the area of knowledge management and information technologies for nearly 20 years supporting both private companies and government organizations.


Mr. Todd Miller will be in the following session(s):

Town Hall Speaking Session - Data Systems Analytics, Inc. - Enabling Innovation in Acquisition Through the Power of Community Collaboration
03/22/19: 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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Farooq A. Mitha currently serves as the Senior Advisor in the Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Small Business Programs. In these roles Farooq supports the overseeing more than $120 billion of annual awards to small business, in addition to assisting the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Secretaries of Military Departments, Under Secretaries of Defense, Directors of Defense Agencies and Major Commands in including small business planning into the readiness of the Department. Additionally he supports the analysis of the increasingly global, commercial, and financially complex industrial supply chain essential to our national defense, and actions taken by DoD to maintain the health, integrity and technical superiority of that supply chain. Farooq also supports DoD in the analysis of all matters relating to mergers, acquisitions, and dissolutions of national security-related business. These efforts aim to modernize and restore the nation's industrial commons, maintain the technological superiority of the domestic industrial base and ensure an innovative industrial base aligned with the DoD's current and future needs.

Throughout his time at DoD, Farooq has supported several programs and initiatives that have increased the visibility of small business within DoD, modernized programs to infuse small business capability into major defense acquisition programs and increased effective dialogue with industry. These initiatives include supporting the establishment of the accelerated payments program, which accelerates over $50 billion in payments to DoD's small business contractors, and was recognized by the Harvard Kennedy School of Government Innovations in American Government Award Program.

During his time at DoD, Farooq has supported an increase of total dollars to small businesses and the inclusion of small businesses into the planning to the overall readiness of the Department. Additionally, Farooq supported the Department of Defense in meeting its small business prime contracting goal and its Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business goal for the first time in history. In his engagement with industry Farooq has spoken to hundreds of small businesses across the country and met with members of Congress, local elected officials, industry associations, CEOs and Vice Presidents of large firms and university presidents to discuss how to support innovation in the industrial base, reinvigorate the nation's industrial commons and increase non-traditional suppliers to DoD. Farooq has also engaged participated in discussion and delegations with our allies on these topics including the United Kingdom, Sweden, Canada, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Turkey.

Through his roles at DoD Farooq has also supported several interagency initiatives including serving on the steering committee of Business USA, the National Export Initiative and the White House Asian American and Pacific Islander Initiative. He also served as a co-lead for the DoD-VA Taskforce on Veteran's Employment where he lead the development of the first entrepreneurship curriculum for separating service members who are interested in starting their own business, which is now integrated into the Transition Assistance Program.

Farooq has a strong background in international policy and national security. He is proficient in Arabic and has written opinion-editorials offering commentary on issues concerning the Middle East and the American political system, which have been published in domestic and foreign publications. In 2009, Farooq conducted research as a Fulbright Fellow in Amman, Jordan where he focused on Jordanian-Israeli economic relations and published a work titled, "The Jordanian-Israeli Relationship: The Reality of "Cooperation." His research was published in the summer 2010 edition of Middle East Policy. Farooq has also lectured on several topics domestically and internationally on economic reform in the Middle East, U.S. policy in the Middle East, the Arab-Israeli conflict and civic engagement.

While on his Fulbright Fellowship Farooq coordinated a Track II diplomacy conference sponsored by Brandeis University and the Amman Center for Peace and Development, which brought together intellectuals, civic leaders and other officials from Jordan, Israel, the Palestinian Territories, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Oman titled, "Operationalizing the Arab Initiative." Farooq also participated in the International Visitor Leadership Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, where he co-led a discussion on election reform in Lebanon.

Farooq obtained his law degree from the University of Florida Levin College Of Law and holds a B.S. degree in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences from the University of South Florida


Mr. Farooq Mitha will be in the following session(s):

Small Business Forum
03/21/19: 3:00 PM - 5:15 PM

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Major General Jennifer L. Napper assumed command of the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command, Fort Huachuca, Sept. 22, 2010. Napper also holds the position of Deputy Commanding General for Network Operations, U.S. Army Cyber Command/2d U.S. Army. Her military career began in 1980 when she was commissioned into the United States Army National Guard. She entered active duty in the Signal Corps in 1983 after graduating from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She earned a Masters of Military Arts and Science from the Command and General Staff College in 1994 and a Masters in Strategic Studies from the Army War College in 2002.

Major General (Ret) Jennifer Napper will be in the following session(s):

Women in Leadership Panel
03/22/19: 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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Mr. Thomas (Tom) Neff is the Project Director, Enterprise Services (PD ES). Mr. Neff will lead the project office responsible for acquiring, fielding, and performing lifecycle sustainment of enterprise level services supporting many of the Army Chief Information Officer's largest enterprise initiatives. He will provide leadership to a staff of over 300 government and contractor personnel across five product offices, in three geographic locations.

Prior to accepting the role as PD ES, Mr. Neff served as the Product Lead, Computer Hardware, Enterprise Software and Solutions (CHESS) from July 2014 to May 2016. In that role, he was responsible for delivering, implementing, and managing commercial information technology contracts that provide enterprise-wide, net-centric hardware, software and support services for the Army. CHESS is one of the five product offices within PD ES. Mr. Neff also served as the Project Director, Reserve Component Automation System (RCAS) from September 2009 to June 2012. In that role, he was responsible for the delivery of IT solutions that support the training, administration, and mobilization of the Army's Reserve Component. He has also served as the Deputy Project Manager, General Fund Enterprise Business System (GFEBS) from July 2013 to June 2014 and as the Deputy Product Manager, Joint Automatic Identification Technology (J-AIT) from September 2005 to August 2009.

His US Army career spans over 30 years, with service both in uniform and as a civilian employee. Mr. Neff entered the US Army in 1982 as a private and served four years of enlisted service as a Pershing Missile Crewmember, ultimately receiving an Honorable Discharge as a Sergeant in 1986. He was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the US Army in 1991, branched Field Artillery, after graduating from the US Army's Officer Candidate School. He served in a variety of field artillery, training, civil affairs and system's acquisition assignments in both the active component and the USAR. He is currently assigned to the ASA (ALT) Army Reserve Element in support of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Procurement in the Office of the Senior Services Manager.

Mr. Neff was an award recipient of Federal Computer Week's 2008 Federal 100 Award. His military decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (3rd Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (1st Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal (9th Oak Leaf Cluster), the Parachutist Badge and the Air Assault Badge.

Mr. Neff graduated with honors from Lehigh University with a double major of International Relations and Government. He also earned a Master of Education from Loyola University-Chicago and Master of Science from Syracuse University. He is a 2013 graduate of The Eisenhower School, National Defense University, earning a Master of Science in National Resource Strategy. He is a member of the Army Acquisition Corps, Level III certified in Program Management and Information Technology, and holds the Federal CIO and CISO certificate(s) from the National Defense University.


Mr. Thomas Neff will be in the following session(s):

PEO EIS Program Overview
03/21/19: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Erik Nelson is Senior Vice President for the Enterprise IT Operating Group. Mr. Nelson is responsible for driving strategic vision and leading account growth within the Enterprise IT market for CACI. He leads a portfolio of complex projects in a variety of technologies, including performance-based service management, defensive cyber security, enterprise managed services, DevSecOps, network and unified communications, desktop support, critical infrastructure protection, data center operations, application development, and mobility and cloud solutions for U.S. Federal Civilian, Defense, and Intelligence customers.

Mr. Nelson joined CACI from CSC, where he was General Manager for Federal Financial Agencies of the Homeland Security & Law Enforcement group in CSC's North American Public Sector. He was responsible for driving strategic vision and leading account growth, task order management, business process improvement, and customer and vendor relationship management providing software development, big data analytics, management consulting, fraud detection and prevention, critical infrastructure design and engineering services, cyber security, and service management.

Prior to CSC, Mr. Nelson worked for Northrop Grumman Corporation, where he progressed through executive positions that included program manager, chief technology officer, and Operating Unit Director of Civil Information Solutions. He has also held leadership positions at Litton PRC, Ellsworth Associates, United States Senate, and United States Department of Army.

Mr. Nelson has had leadership responsibility for a wide range of projects and programs, including agile software development, information management, and systems integration for a wide range of civil enterprise systems, including cyber security, fraud detection and prevention, air traffic management, human capital management, enterprise resource planning, document and records management, regulatory compliance, and information assurance. He has provided innovative solutions to achieve customer mission objectives in such areas as business process management, knowledge management, case management, enterprise infrastructure, enterprise architecture, and portal technologies.

Mr. Nelson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in decision sciences from George Mason University and has completed leadership courses at the University Of Virginia Darden School Of Business and the Leadership Institute. He promotes thought leadership and innovation by regularly speaking at premier industry analyst and technology conferences.


Mr. Erik Nelson will be in the following session(s):

Town Hall Speaking Session - CACI, Inc.
03/22/19: 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

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Jay Olsen has more than 25 years as a technical leader in the federal and commercial consulting markets. He leads the Application Services consulting practice at General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT). As the Director of Application Services he leads the go-to-market strategy in the areas of Agile, DevOps, Human-centered Design and Cloud-native software development with a focus on developing solutions to solve our customer critical needs.
Jay has extensive experience in the areas program/project management, full lifecycle application development and solution architecture. He previously was the chief technology officer for the Health division and served as program manager at SRA International where he led complex software modernization projects for Food and Drug Administration, National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense.
Jay has a bachelors in Computer Information Systems from James Madison University and is a Certified Scrum Master, ITIL Certified and has a Computer Graphics Design Certification from the Corcoran School of Art.


Mr. Jay Olsen will be in the following session(s):

Town Hall Speaking Session - General Dynamics Information Technology - Applying modern Agile approaches to Government Enterprise Business System solutions
03/21/19: 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

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Thomas Perry, PMP, has been supporting Project Management within the Department of Defense for over 11 years as a practitioner and innovator. As a Subject Matter Expert in the deployment of Project Management Information Systems, he works at the nexus of technology and the Project Management Lifecycle. As an innovator in Schedule and Organizational Change Management, he competed in the Innovation Shark Tank hosted by AFCEA International, where he presented SMARTTc, a Schedule Management tool, and Guerilla DevOpsc, an agile business process for managing micro-sized project teams. As President of the Microsoft Project User Group DC Metro Chapter, he gives back by hosting events that feature noted speakers that discuss real world solutions for the challenges that project teams face.

Mr. Thomas Perry will be in the following session(s):

Program Management in IT - Moderator
03/22/19: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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Nancy Richardson assumed the role of product lead Army Enterprise Systems Integration Program (AESIP) Hub at the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS) in June 2018. As the product lead, she is responsible for the cost, schedule and performance of AESIP Hub and works closely with the AESIP chief information officer to improve the Army's logistics and financial enterprise resource planning business systems.

Richardson previously served as the deputy product lead, Automated Movement and Identification Solutions (AMIS) at PEO EIS from April 2016 to June 2018, where she oversaw daily program operations to ensure efficient premier automated transportation and identification information technology solutions in support of the Soldier. Prior to her assignment at AMIS, Richardson served as an acquisition management specialist within the Program Management Directorate of PEO EIS, where she provided acquisition management support and coordinated activities with multiple government agencies including the Headquarters Department of the Army and Office of the Secretary of Defense.

Richardson began her federal service in 1991 as a biomedical engineer with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), where she was responsible for providing project management services to DOD medical treatment facilities worldwide in support of acquisition, implementation and sustainment of high-tech capital investment medical equipment. From 1996-2008, she served as the DLA forward customer liaison to the DOD medical logistics field activities at Fort Detrick, Maryland. In this role she facilitated daily interaction between DLA and the customer base on a broad range of operational and strategic issues across the medical supply chain including pharmaceuticals, consumable supplies and equipment. In 2008, Richardson established and led a permanent DLA forward support cell within the Defense Medical Logistics Center at Fort Detrick, which was dedicated to enabling efficient and effective solutions across the medical supply chain acquisition, distribution and inventory management spectrum.

From 2010-2012, Richardson served at the Defense Health Headquarters in Falls Church, Virginia, representing the DLA medical logistics supply chain to the Military Health System in enterprise level strategic interagency initiatives involving the Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Management and Budget and the Department of Health and Human Services. From 2012-2014, Richardson served as the product support manager for the Defense Agencies Initiative, an Acquisition Category Information Assurance Major Automated Information System program whose objective is to provide a single source for enterprise-wide financial visibility.

Richardson received both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in biomedical engineering from the Johns Hopkins University. She is a member of the Army Acquisition Corps and is Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level III certified in program management and life cycle logistics and DAWIA Level II certified in contracting. She received the DLA Meritorious Civilian Service Award in 1998, the DLA Top 10 Outstanding Personnel of the Year award in 2008, the DLA Troop Support Employee of the Year in 2010 and the DLA Superior Civilian Service Award in2011. In both 2016 and 2018, she was awarded the U.S. Army Commander's Award for Civilian Service.


Ms. Nancy Richardson will be in the following session(s):

PEO EIS GCSS-Army AESIP Contracting Opportunities Panel
03/21/19: 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

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Tim joined WWT from Leidos, Inc. where he served in multiple roles, ranging from Cyber Operations Planner to Chief System Engineer. Prior to that, he spent over 20 years as a Unites States Marine and served a large part of it as a Communications and Information Systems Officer.
As a Practice Manager, his role is to focus specifically on leveraging WWT's portfolio of security tools to support Public Sector Customers' needs. As a member of the Technology & Innovation Group, he drives innovative solutions for security and information technology at scale. He also provides Security Architecture, Endpoint, and Tools Rationalization Workshops focused on helping organizations maximize return on investment with their current portfolios of tools.
Tim has a BS in Management Science & Information Technology with a focus on Decision Support Systems from Virginia Tech. His MS is in Operations Research/Analysis from the Naval Postgraduate School. He is currently pursuing his doctorate in Cyber Security from Capitol Technology University in Maryland.


Mr. Tim Robinson will be in the following session(s):

Town Hall Speaking Session - World Wide Technologies - Continuous Compliance: World Wide Technology’s Methodology for “Comply to Connect”
03/22/19: 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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Ms. Rouse is the Professional Services Program Executive within the U.S. General Services Administration. As part of the Federal Acquisition Service's portfolio, the Office of Professional Services and Human Capital, Ms. Rouse directs the OASIS Multiple Award Contracts and Professional Services Schedule Program Management Offices. Through her leadership, Ms. Rouse is responsible for the strategic planning and oversight for the programmatic requirements, strategies, market analyses, and relationship with industry.
Prior to her current position, Ms. Rouse was integral to the Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiatives programs and served as Program Manager and architect for the Human Capital and Training Solutions (HCaTS), and the Maintenance, Repair, and Operations (MRO) contract vehicles. She also served as the Acting Director for Office of Acquisition Support under the General Supplies and Services portfolio within GSA's Federal Acquisition Service. Ms. Rouse directed a team of Business Management Specialists on nationwide programs and helped facilitate long range objectives, policies and procedures for effectiveness. She also provided oversight and management on several high profile programs including the Multiple Award Schedule modernization effort and GSA Global Supply transformation. Ms. Rouse began her government career at GSA, working in the Integrated Workplace Acquisition Center, formerly the National Furniture Center, as a Contracting Officer and Project Manager. Her primary assignments were within the Special Projects Division for high profile offices within the federal community.
Ms. Rouse has a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Averett University in Danville, Virginia. She also has a Master's Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University. Ms. Rouse is a Senior Acquisition Fellow with the Partnership for Public Service, formerly the Council for Excellence in Government as well as Fellow with the American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC).
In her free time, Ms. Rouse enjoys spending time with her family, designing stained glass and acrylic painting. She is also a skilled DIY-er as she and her husband renovate and restore their Colonial Revival home.


Ms. Alexandra Rouse will be in the following session(s):

General Services Administration (GSA)
03/22/19: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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Lieutenant General (Ret.) Robert M. (Bob) Shea is the President and CEO of the Armed Forces Communication and Electronics Association (AFCEA). Prior to assuming this position, he most recently served as the Executive Vice President, Strategic Solutions, for Smartronix, Inc., Hollywood, MD.

Lieutenant General Shea's final active duty position was as the Director, Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems (C4 Systems), The Joint Staff. He was the principal advisor to the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff on all C4 systems matters within the DoD. He also served as Deputy Commander, U.S. Forces Japan; Commander of the Marine Component, Joint Task Force Computer Network Defense; Director of the Marine Corps Command and Control Systems School; and Commanding Officer, 9th Communications Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force during Desert Shield and Desert Storm.

Among Lieutenant General Shea's previous staff assignments are Director for C4 for the Marine Corps; the Chief Information Officer of the Marine Corps; Director of Intelligence for the Marine Corps; the Director for Command, Control and Communications (J6) for the United States Pacific Command; and various other staff positions in the Marine Corps and Joint community. Shea earned a M.A. from Central Michigan University. He also attended The Basic School, Advanced Communications Officers' Course, the Marine Corps Command and Staff College, and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University.

Lieutenant General Shea is currently serving as the Chairman, Board of Directors for the Toys for Tots Foundation. He has also served as a Director on two corporate boards, an executive partner with a private equity corporation, and an advisor/consultant to several telecommunication and defense industry corporations. He also has served on study panels for the National Research Council and the Defense Science Board.

Lieutenant General Shea's awards include: Defense Distinguished Service Medal, DoD Superior Service Medal with gold star in lieu of second award, Legion of Merit with gold star, DoD Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Marine Corps Commendation Medal, and Navy Marine Corps Achievement Medal with two gold stars. He is also a recipient of the North American IT Leadership Award from the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the AFCEA and he is a Federal 100 Award winner.


Lieutenant General Robert Shea, USMC (Ret.) will be in the following session(s):

Welcome & Opening Ceremony with Honor Guard
03/21/19: 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

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Jeffrey Shen is Vice President and General Manager at Red Team Consulting bringing more than 18 years of proven leadership and functional expertise in federal contracting, corporate strategy, and business development. Since joining the company in 2006, Mr. Shen has been responsible for developing and delivering the company's corporate growth strategy and ensuring successful delivery and profit and loss of all supported programs. His career in management and consulting include working with U.S. corporations and public sector clients in the areas of capture management, strategic planning, and acquisition planning. He has delivered business strategy and technology solutions to the U.S. Federal government and Fortune 500 companies worldwide on contracts totaling over $30 billion. He regularly works with senior government executives and acquisition officials and has been a featured speaker at various summits and conferences in the past on topics such as Acquisition Planning, Proposal and Capture Management, Contract Pricing, and E-business. Mr. Shen holds a B.S. in Management Information Systems from George Mason University. Jeff is originally from New Jersey and thinks Northern Virginia and Northern New Jersey (Exit 11) are nearly identical. His family disagrees!

Mr. Jeff Shen will be in the following session(s):

Path to Blue
03/22/19: 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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Olessia Smotrova, CF.APMP Fellow, president and CEO of OST Global Solutions, Inc., has more than 20 years of experience in business development, communications, and marketing, including more than 15 years in contract capture and proposal management. She led winning bids for four out of five top Government contractors, winning more than $20 billion over the course of her career. She is the author of the book How to Get Government Contracts: Have a Slice of $1 Trillion Pie. She also consults and teaches others how to get contracts with the Government and large commercial organizations, as well as developing processes, tools, and Bid & Proposal Academy courses that enhance business developers' abilities to win business. She has taught a graduate course at the Stevens Institute of Technology, and provided training to Treasury and NASA. She has served for two years as the President of the National Contracts Management Association (NCMA) Bethesda/Medical Chapter, and for 2 years as the President of the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) National Capital Area Chapter.

Ms. Olessia Smotrova will be in the following session(s):

"Smart Way to Capture Government Contracts"
03/22/19: 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

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Mr. Peter Travis assumed the charter for Product Director Army Human Resource Systems (AHRS) June 22, 2018, having led the Commanders Risk Reduction Dashboard (CRRD) within AHRS since March 2016. As the CRRD Product Lead, he brought Increment 1 through a Milestone C Decision and Increment 2 through a Milestone B Decision.

Prior to his assignments within PEO EIS, Mr. Travis held various positions at PEO Intelligence, Electronic Warfare & Sensors (IEW&S), including Product Director Counterintelligence and Human Intelligence Automated Reporting and Collection System (CHARCS).

Mr. Travis has a background in industry, and previously supported the U.S. Army's Rapid Equipping Force (REF) at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, where he served as an operations officer and project officer responsible for providing quick reaction capabilities to deployed units.

Mr. Travis is a 1992 graduate of the United States Military Academy, where he was commissioned a Second Lieutenant, Armor Branch. Following assignments at Fort Hood, Texas, as a tank platoon leader, tank company executive officer, and assistant S3, Pete represented Armor Branch at the Engineer Officer Advanced Course (EOAC). Following EOAC, Mr. Travis was assigned to the 25th Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, where he served in 3-4 CAV as the Squadron S4, Headquarters and Headquarters Troop Commander, and Squadron S-3. In June 2000, he resigned his commission for a position in industry.

Mr. Travis has been a member of the U.S. Army's Acquisition Corps since 2014 and earned his DAWIA Level III Certification in Program Management in 2015.


Mr. Peter Travis will be in the following session(s):

PEO EIS IPPS-A Portfolio Updates
03/21/19: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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Mr. Justin Trine currently serves as the Information Technology Deputy Director for the Army Contracting Command-Rock Island (ACC-RI). Serving in this capacity since November 2018, he is the first and second line supervisor of a diverse staff of 80 acquisition professionals who provide responsive, optimal contracting solutions supporting our Nation's Warfighters - anytime, anywhere. ACC-RI is a premier contracting workforce focused on enabling Warfighter readiness through innovation and continuous improvement to ensure success today and in the future. Mr. Trine works to prioritize ACC-RI's overall strategic direction, mission needs, and employee development across the IT Directorate within ACC-RI.

He oversees day-to-day operations of the directorate and the management of contracts being executed in support of the Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS). Prior to serving as the IT Deputy Director, he worked as a Branch Chief and Procuring Contracting Officer on IT requirements supporting PEO EIS. All told, he has 8+ years of specialized contracting experience in the IT acquisition field.
Between FY09 and FY11 Mr. Trine helped to support ACC-RI's Installation Division in working the Chemical Demilitarization contracts, during which time he served as a Contracting Officer supporting mission requirements within multiple CONUS locations. He spent a lot of time on the road visiting multiple CONUS locations as the Contracting Officer to award an administer contracts associate with the safe storage and destruction of chemical warfare material.
Mr. Trine voluntarily deployed for seven months (October 2007 - May 2008) to Baghdad, Iraq, in support of the LOGCAP III Program Office. He provided contracting and program management support for all Multi-National Forces-Iraq soldiers, Department of State, civilians and contractors in Iraq. He traveled through Iraq working with Soldiers, DoD civilians and contractors to help balance the level of support to meet surging mission requirements in support of Operation Iraq Freedom.
Mr. Trine received his MBA with an emphasis in Business Marketing in 2003 from St. Ambrose University. He is an Army Acquisition Corp Member, Level III certified in contracting and Level I certified in Program Management.


Mr. Justin Trine will be in the following session(s):

Acquisition Excellence Panel - Panelist
03/21/19: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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Jarrod Tskudad is the Federal Principal Systems Engineer at Ixia a Keysight Business. For over 10 years Jarrod has assisted government customers in meeting their network visibility and testing needs. Prior to Ixia, Jarrod held roles in Systems Engineering positions at Agilent Technologies supporting their Service Provider business.

Mr. Jarrod Tsukada will be in the following session(s):

Town Hall Speaking Session - IXIA/Bricata
03/21/19: 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

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Lt. Col. Leilani Tydingco-Amarante received her commission as a Signal Corps officer from the Reserve Officer Training Corps in 1998 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. While in the Signal Corps, she held several staff positions, including the 122nd Signal Battalion training officer (2nd Infantry Division, Korea), 302nd Brigade Support Battalion (BSB) signal officer (2nd Infantry Division, Korea), company executive officer for the Defense Information School (Fort Meade, Maryland), and the 54th Signal Battalion operations officer (Kuwait and lraq). In addition, she held company command positions with the 54th Signal Battalion and the 302nd Brigade Support Battalion.

Tydingco-Amarante was assessed into the Acquisition Corps with a focus in program management in 2008, before being assigned to Fort Hood, Texas, as a test officer for the Operational Test Command. In 2011, she completed a one-year assignment in Afghanistan as the operations officer for Task Force Biometrics. In 2012, she served in assistant product manager positions on Fort Belvoir, Virginia, with Force Protection Systems and Automated Movement and Identification Solutions. During this time, she also served as data chief with Army Enterprise Systems Integration Programs.

Currently, Tydingco-Amarante serves as the product manager for Cyber Analytics and Detection at Defensive Cyber Operations within the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems. Prior to this role, she was a program analyst to the Deputy Under-Secretary of the Army - Test and Evaluation.

Tydingco-Amarante's awards include the Bronze Star Medal (1), Meritorious Service Medal (5), Army Commendation Medal (1) and the Army Achievement Medal. She holds a Master of Business Administration from Webster University, level 3 certification in program management and level 2 certification in test and evaluation.


Lieutenant Colonel Leilani Tydingco-Amarante will be in the following session(s):

PEO EIS DCO Panel
03/21/19: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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Exavier Watson is the Director of Business Development and Mobility Solutions Architect for National Security and Defense with DMI with over 17 years' experience leading and supporting enterprise-level DOD and Federal Civilian programs, including programs certified at CMMI Level 5.

Mr. Watson has led multiple large Mobility contracts within the DOD and Federal Civilian Agencies leveraging multiple MDM platforms and Mobility technologies. In addition to his Mobility background, he led efforts transitioning a major DOD activity in Hawaii and received the DISA Pacific Command Plank Owners Award. Mr. Watson led sustainment and maintenance activities for the US Army's Resource Management Tool which is used by over 4000 soldiers within the Installation Management Command (IMCOM), and Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), and National Guard Bureau (NGB). He led the successful execution of a major DISA program from IOC to FOC receiving a DISA Medal of Excellence commendation.

Mr. Watson's Federal Civilian Agency spans from leading a major US Census Bureau's Managed Mobility activity to leading the configuration updates to the FAA's two major air traffic control systems: En-Route Automation Modernization (ERAM) and User Request Evaluation Tool (URET).

In addition to graduating Cum Laude with his BS in Computer Science from South Carolina State University and a Master of Science from Morgan State University graduating as the program Dwight David Eisenhower Fellow, Mr. Watson also received Executive Education certificates from Harvard University as a 2014 Harvard Emerging Leader, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management, Project Management from The Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and was recognized as a Clemson University Scholar.


Mr. Exavier Watson will be in the following session(s):

Young AFCEAN Forum
03/21/19: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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Ms. Watson is the Enterprise Solutions Division (ESD) Director for Computer Hardware, Enterprise Software and Solutions (CHESS), PEO EIS. She leads a team that is responsible for providing full life cycle management of suites of Multi-Agency contracts (MACS) for Commercial Off-The-shelf (COTS) Hardware, Software and commercial Information Technology (IT) services with a total contract ceiling exceeding $30 billion dollars. CHESS works diligently with its knowledge management partners including the Army Chief Information Officer (CIO)/G-6, Information Systems Engineering Command (ISEC), Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM)/9th Signal Command and Army Contracting Command - Rock Island (ACC-RI) to provide architecturally sound standards-and-policy-compliant IT Enterprise solutions to the Army around the world.

Prior to joining CHESS in 2014, Ms. Watson served as the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Program Manager, for the Army Office of Small Business responsible for facilitating, preserving, and strengthening full participation for WOSB in Army acquisition programs. She was also responsible for providing effective outreach, training and technical assistance in order to increase the accessibility of WOSB concerns to Army procurement opportunities. She influenced new policy updates to existing WOSB acquisition regulations and solicited support to the real time needs of the war fighter.

Ms. Watson was born in Huntsville, Alabama, were she started her career over 28 years ago in federal contracting working for the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center. After moving to Virginia, Ms. Watson worked for the Communication Electronics Command (CECOM) and the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC). She also supported the Army Contracting Command - National Capital Region (ACC-NCR) as Lead Contracting Officer.

Ms. Watson holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Procurement and Logistics, from Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical (A&M) University, Normal, AL. She is a member of the Army Acquisition Corps and has achieved Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level III certification in Contracting and Level II certification in Program Management. She is a recipient of the Superior Civilian Service Award and Contracting Professional of the Year. Throughout her career, she has earned numerous performance and special act awards.


Ms. Stacy Watson will be in the following session(s):

ITES-3S Overview Presentation
ITES-3S
03/20/19: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Acquisition Excellence Panel
03/21/19: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Path to Blue
03/22/19: 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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LTC Anthony K. Whitfield is the Product Manager for Wideband Enterprise Satellite Systems (PdM WESS) executing an annual budget exceeding $168 million and a workforce of over 100 personnel. As PdM WESS, LTC Whitfield is responsible for the acquisition, development and modernization of DoD strategic satellite terminals, associated baseband projects and wideband global satellite control systems. His office provides ground infrastructure and control capabilities for the Wideband Global Satellite (WGS) constellation and the legacy Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS) constellation in conjunction with the USAF WGS Program Office, Missile Defense Agency, DISA, and US Army Strategic Command.

LTC Anthony K. Whitfield was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army's Signal Corps in 1999. His education includes a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from South Carolina State University and a Master of Business Administration, from American Military University. He is a member of the Army Acquisition Corps with Level III certifications in Program Management and Contracting and Level I certification in Information Systems. Anthony is Lean Six Sigma-Green Belt certified, and is certified as a Federal Contract Manager under the National Contract Management Association.

His assignments include Motor Transport Operator/88M, 941st Transportation Company, North Charleston, SC; System Integration officer and Platoon Leader for Charlie Company, 124th Signal Battalion, Fort Hood, TX; Battalion Signal Officer (S-6), 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery, Fort Hood, TX; Team Signal Officer (S-6), Command Support Coordination Team One, Eighth Army, South Korea; Commander, Charlie Company, 307th Integrated Theater Signal Battalion, Camp Carroll, South Korea; and Network Engineer, 6th Theater Network Operations Security Center, Camp Walker, South Korea.

LTC Whitfield transitioned to the Army Acquisition Corps in 2007. He has served as Contract Management Officer, CECOM Contracting Center, Fort Monmouth, NJ; Assistant Product Manager, Tactical Battle Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD; Executive Officer, Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communications - Tactical, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD; Deputy Plans and Support Operations and 603rd Contingency Contracting Team, 413th Contracting Support Brigade, Hawaii. His latest assignment was with the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology as a Department of the Army Systems Coordinator.

LTC Whitfield's awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, the Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, the Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Army Achievement Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Iraqi Campaign Medal, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Medal.

LTC Whitfield is married to Altwan and they are the proud parents of Ashleigh.


Lieutenant Colonel Anthony K. Whitfield will be in the following session(s):

PEO EIS DCATS Panel
03/21/19: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
PEO EIS PdM-WESS
03/21/19: 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

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As the Vice President of Customer Experience at Bricata, Kent Wilson helps organizations successfully mature their security programs and get the most from their people, processes, and security technology. He has worked with and trained government and commercial security teams, and has been a speaker at numerous information security events across the U.S.
Kent has more than 20 years of hands-on and leadership experience delivering complex security programs to government and commercial organizations. He currently leads the sales engineering, professional services, and support teams to drive world-class customer experiences at Bricata. Kent is a veteran of the U.S. Army and has previously served as Director of Public Sector Sales at Rapid 7 and leader of the Cyber Threat Analysis Program at Symantec.


Mr. Kent Wilson will be in the following session(s):

Town Hall Speaking Session - IXIA/Bricata - A Reference Design Discussion on Protective Cyber Operations Fly-away Kits – Networking and Analysis Tool Considerations
03/21/19: 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

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LTC Rob Wolfe most recently served as an Administrative Contracting Officer and the Engineering and Manufacturing Group Leader for Defense Contract Management Agency St. Petersburg, Florida. Rob is a native of Amarillo, Texas. He enlisted in the Army in 1989 and served in Desert Shield/Desert Storm with 52nd Engineer Battalion. In 1995, Rob was awarded the Army Green to Gold scholarship and was commissioned as an infantry officer in 1998 through the George Mason Army ROTC program.

LTC Wolfe has served in a multiple staff and leadership positions in various locations to include Texas, DC, Korea, Afghanistan, Iraq, Georgia, and Hawaii. He culminated his infantry career commanding Charlie Company 2-35 Infantry in Northern Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom before transitioning to the Army Acquisition Corps in 2008.

His first assignment in the Acquisition Corps was as a contingency contracting team leader at Fort Benning, Georgia, followed by deployment to Iraq, where he was the chief of contracting for western Iraq in support of Operation New Dawn. His office assumed operational contracting support responsibility for Central and Northern Iraq in order to facilitate the 2011 troop drawdown.

Upon his return, he and his family were reassigned to DCMA St. Petersburg. In 2014, he completed a six month deployment where he served as the Theater Contracts Director for DCMA Kuwait, where he planned the transition of authority from DCMA to Army Contracting Command.

LTC Wolfe has a Bachelor's Degree in Government and Politics from George Mason University, and a Master's Degree in Procurement and Acquisition Management from Webster University.

Some of LTC Wolfe's military decorations include two Bronze Star Medals, the Purple Heart Medal, two Defense Meritorious Medals, the Meritorious Medal, the Joint Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, Ranger Tab, Combat and Expert Infantryman Badge and Parachutist Badge.


Lieutenant Colonel Robert Wolfe will be in the following session(s):

PEO EIS APEO
03/22/19: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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Since June 2015, Major General Garrett Yee has served in the Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO)/G6, Headquarters, Department of the Army in the Pentagon. He currently serves as the Military Deputy to the CIO/G-6 and Senior Information Security Officer. He is responsible for assisting in the development of strategy, policy, and guidance for the Army's ongoing effort to modernize and secure the network. Since joining CIO/G-6, he has served in the following positions: Acting Deputy CIO/G-6; Director, Cybersecurity and Information Assurance; and Director, Networks, Services, and Strategy.
MG Yee's command and operational assignments include Commander, 335th Signal Command (Theater) (Provisional) in Kuwait, where he concurrently served as the G6 for U.S. Army Central Command and the Director of Cyber Information Systems for the Combined Joint Task Force - Operation INHERENT RESOLVE; Deputy Commanding General for Mobilization, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois; Deputy Commander, 335th Signal Command (Theater) (Provisional) during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM in Afghanistan; Commander, 505th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade in Las Vegas, Nevada; Commander, 650th Regional Support Group in Las Vegas, Nevada; Theater Observation Detachment Officer with the Center for Army Lessons Learned in Iraq during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, where he authored a handbook on Provincial Reconstruction Teams; and Commander, 3/356th Logistics Support Battalion at Fort Bliss, Texas.
His military education includes the Infantry Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the Combined Arms and Services Staff School, the Command and General Staff College, the Army War College, and CAPSTONE.
MG Yee is a native of Fremont, California. He received his commission upon graduation from Santa Clara University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in Combined Science. He later earned a Master of Business Administration from Golden Gate University and Master of Science in Strategic Studies from the Army War College.
MG Yee's awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star Medal, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the NATO Medal, the Parachutist Badge, and the German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency. He is also a recipient of the Signal Corps Bronze Order of Mercury.


Major General Garrett S. Yee will be in the following session(s):

Cyber Panel
03/21/19: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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Lieutenant Colonel Christine R. Youngquist currently serves as the product manager for Acquisition Management Support Solutions (AMS2) at the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems on Fort Belvoir, Virginia. As the product manager for AMS2, Youngquist is responsible for the overseeing a team of civilians and contractors charged with releasing information technology business solutions that automate processes for the entire Army acquisition domain.

A native of Fairfax, Virginia, Youngquist was commissioned as an Army Signal Corps officer from Officer Candidate School in 1999. Her initial duty tour was at Coleman Barracks, Germany, where she served as a signal platoon leader for the 414th Signal Company. Her subsequent duties in Germany were at the 7th Signal Brigade where she served as an assistant training officer and the A/44th Signal Battalion executive officer. She also commanded the Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment/509th Signal Battalion in Vicenza, Italy.

After attending the Signal Captain's Career Course, S6 Course and Combined Arms Services Staff School in 2003, Youngquist was assigned to the 4th Infantry Division at Fort Hood, Texas, where she served as the S1, 124th Signal Battalion; commander, C/404th Field Support Brigade, Combat Aviation Brigade; and G6 Network Operations Battle Captain. Her next assignment was as the S6, 205th Infantry Brigade, at Camp Atterbury, Indiana. She was then selected for the Army Acquisition Corps and reassigned as a Warfighter Information Network - Tactical test officer at the Operational Test Command on Fort Hood. Her additional acquisition assignments include deputy product manager, National Reconnaissance Office, and deputy director, Electronic Proving Ground, on Fort Huachuca, Arizona.

Youngquist's awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Commendation with Oak Leaf Cluster, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon (3rd award) and the Army Space Badge.


Lieutenant Colonel Christine Youngquist will be in the following session(s):

PEO EIS GFEBS Portfolio Updates
03/21/19: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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