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Mr. Gregory L. Garcia - Executive Director, U.S. Army Information Technology Agency

Mr. Gregory L. Garcia

Executive Director, U.S. Army Information Technology Agency


Gregory L. Garcia was selected for the Senior Executive Service in 2005. He assumed the position of the Executive Director of the U.S. Army Information Technology Agency (ITA) on June 4, 2012. As the Executive Director, Mr. Garcia is responsible for directing ITA, part of the Joint Information Technology Service Provider Pentagon (JITSPP), in providing a full range of customer-focused, reliable, and secure information technology (IT) and communications capabilities. ITA’s services contribute to the mission success of the Headquarters Department of the Army, DoD activities in the Pentagon, and select activities in the National Capital Region.

CAREER CHRONOLOGY:

  • Jun 2012 – Present, Executive Director, U.S. Army Information Technology Agency, Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 2011 – Jun 2012, Special Advisor, Cyber Operations, SAF/A6 Chief Information Office
  • Jan 2011 – Nov 2011, (deployed) Deputy Director, Strategic Communications/Strategic Effects (J9), U.S. Forces-Iraq, U.S. Central Command, Baghdad, Iraq
  • Apr 2010 – Nov 2011, Deputy Director, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance/ Requirements Directorate, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC), Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
  • Jun 2005 – Apr 2010, Executive Director, Headquarters 754th Electronic Systems Group, (Standard Systems Group), Electronic Systems Center (ESC), AFMC, Maxwell AFB-Gunter Annex, AL
  • Oct 2004 – Jun 2005, Executive Director, Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center, Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ
  • Jan 2002 – Oct 2004, Director, Information Assurance, Cryptologic Systems Group, ESC, Lackland AFB, TX
  • Mar 1998 – Jan 2002, Deputy Chief Operations Officer for Logistics and acting Director, Information Assurance, Cryptologic Systems Group, ESC, Lackland AFB, TX
  • Jul 1996 – Mar 1998, Chief, Business Operations Division and Acting Director, Resource Management, Cryptologic Systems Group, Electronic Systems Center, Lackland AFB, TX
  • Oct 1994 – Jul 1996, Chief, Mechanical Systems Branch, C-5 System Program Office, SA-ALC, Kelly AFB, TX
  • Sep 1992 – Oct 1994, Policy Analyst, Maintenance Management Division, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 1987 – Sep 1992, Supervisory Inventory Management Specialist, Logistics Management Specialist and Command Occupational Training Manager, SA-ALC, Kelly AFB, TX
  • May 1984 – Dec 1987, Inventory Management Trainee, San Antonio Air Logistics Center, Kelly AFB, TX

COLLEGE:

  • Masters, Public Policy, Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy and International Affairs, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 2000
  • Masters, Business Administration, Incarnate Word University, San Antonio, TX, 1992
  • Bachelors, Communication Arts, Texas Lutheran University, Seguin, TX, 1984

SIGNIFICANT TRAINING:

  • Advanced Program Manager Course, Defense Acquisition University
  • Program Management Officer Course, Defense Acquisition University
  • Mission Focused Services Acquisition, Defense Acquisition University
  • Air Command and Staff College, 1991 (Correspondence/Seminar)
  • Distinguished Graduate, Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, AL, 1991

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Acquisition Program Management, Level III
  • Acquisition Logistics/Life Cycle Logistics, Level III
  • Requirements Management
  • Acquisition Corps Qualified
  • Black Belt, Lean Six Sigma (ESC Program)

AWARDS AND HONORS:

  • CJCS Joint Meritorious Civilian Service Award
  • Global War on Terrorism Civilian Service Medal
  • USAF Meritorious Civilian Service Award (2)
  • DoS Meritorious Honor Award (Group)
  • Federal Managers Association Leadership Award
  • Superior Performance Awards
  • Outstanding Contributor, Squadron Officer School