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James Williams

MEMBER SINCE: 2018

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Jim has thirty plus years of successful Federal Government experience designing, building, delivering and running outstanding critical and transformational programs, as well as acquisition operations in several government agencies. He was responsible for delivering on enormous challenges, building successful multibillion dollar operations and teams, forming strategic partnerships and significantly turning around troubled organizations. Jim’s leadership skills and many accomplishments have been recognized through the receipt of numerous awards including: •Two Presidential Rank Awards •Four FED100 Awards •Civilian Government Executive of the Year by Government Computer News •Professional Services Council’s Marc S. Ross Award •2010 American Council for Technology John J. Franke Award. •Public Sector Partner of the Year, Greater Washington Contractor Awards •Service to America Finalist •DHS Silver Medal (Highest Award in 1st Year) Jim also has seen success in the private sector with worldwide responsibilities. Other roles include Industry Chair of the American Council for Technology-Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC); TechAmerica Homeland Security Committee Chair; SAGE, Partnership for Public Service; U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Academy Advisory Board; Strategic Advisor, Government Technology & Services Coalition; GovLoop Mentor.

History of Employment

Position
Division
Organization
Start
End
Partner
Schambach and Williams Consulting
2014
Present
Member
Google Government Innovation Advisory Board
2017
Present
Partner
Ridge-Lane Limited Partners
2018
Present
Co-Chair
Chief Acquisition Officer's Council
Partnership for Public Service
2015
Present
Senior Advisory
Government Technology Services Coalition
2013
Present
Industry Chair
American Council for Technology
2014
2014
Senior VP
Professional Services
Daon
2010
2013
Chair
Homeland Security Committee
TechAmerica
2013
2013
Commissioner
Federal Acquisition Service
U.S. General Services Adminstration
2006
2010
Acting Adminstrator
U.S. General Services Administration
2008
2009
Director
US-VISIT
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
2003
2006
Deputy Associate Commissioner
Program Management, Business Systems Modernization Office
U.S. Internal Revenue Service, Treasury Department
2001
2003
Director
IRS Procurement
U.S. Internal Revenue Service, Treasury Department
1999
2001
Deputy Assistant Commissioner
IRS Procurement
U.S. Internal Revenue Service, Treasury Department
1991
1999
Director
Local Telecommunications Procurement Division
U.S. General Services Administration
1989
1991
Primary Policy Areas

Acquisition, Government Operations/Innovation, Homeland Security, Immigration, Infrastructure

Primary Sector of Expertise

Federal

Primary Functions

Information Technology