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Smarter and Better Acquisition

Agile Government, Emerging Topics
Location: Ballroom A
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Mary Davie, the key linchpin in the “Acquisition 2.0” movement that aims to reform government procurement will discuss her ongoing efforts at the General Services Administration and also the Better Buy Project partnership she forged with private sector groups.

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Mary Davie

General Services Administration

Mary Davie is the Assistant Commissioner for the Office of Assisted Acquisition Services (AAS) in GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service (FAS). As the Assistant Commissioner, Mary is responsible for overseeing the acquisition and delivery of $4B in information technology and professional services products, services and solutions to federal agency customers worldwide.

Prior to her current position, Mary served as the Acting Assistant Commissioner for the Office of Customer Accounts and Research in FAS. Mary led business development and marketing efforts intended to increase customer awareness and satisfaction with GSA products, services and solutions. She was responsible for developing strategy and planning for new business, developing customer relationship management and account management strategies and policies, and leading teams of GSA employees to foster integrated solutions to meet customer needs.

Mary also co-leads the Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative through the Office of Federal Procurement Policy. Mary received an FCW Fed 100 award for leadership in strategic sourcing in 2007.

Mary obtained B.S. degrees in Business Finance and Business Management from Virginia Tech, and a Master’s of Business Administration with a focus in Technology Management from the University of Phoenix.

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