DOD leaders take their place in the Fed 100

The 2015 Federal 100 list is out, and Defense Department IT leaders are well represented. The Fed 100 is an annual list put together by FCW, a sister publication of Defense Systems, recognizing people doing great things in public-sector IT.

It includes men and women from defense and civilian federal agencies, state and local agencies and industry. This year, the list includes 22 representatives from within DOD.

FCW released the list today and will follow up with profiles of this year’s winner in print and online, and will host the winners and other guests at the March 26 Fed 100 gala. The DOD winners are below. And check out the full list at

DOD’s honorees:

Capt. Michael Abreu, Program Manager, Naval Enterprise Networks Program Office, U.S. Navy

Robert Anderson, Chief, Vision and Strategy, HQMC C4, Department of the Navy

Laura Boehm, Senior Cybersecurity Architect/Engineer, Department of Defense

Lt. Gen. Ed Cardon, Commander, U.S. Army Cyber Command, U.S. Army

Lt. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins, Director, Defense Information Systems Agency, Department of Defense

Jay Johnson, Division Chief, Analysis and Integration Division, Air Force Safety Center, Department of the Air Force

John Kahler, Chief, Joint On-demand Interoperability Network, U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, Department of the Army

Laura Knight, Sea Warrior Program Manager, Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems, Department of the Navy

Col. Robert Lyman, Director of Communications and CIO, Air Mobility Command, U.S. Air Force

William (Bill) Marion II, Chief Technical Officer, Space Command, Department of the Air Force

Eric Markland, Director, Ashore Modernization and Integration, Navy Information Dominance Forces, Department of the Navy

Lt. Cmdr. Thomas McAndrew, Tactical Cyber Special Projects Lead, Office of Naval Research, U.S. Navy

Frederick D. Moorefield Jr., Director, Spectrum Policy and Programs, Department of Defense

Rear Adm. Nancy Norton, Director for Command, Control, Communications and Cyber, U.S. Pacific Command, U.S. Navy

Lt. Col. Michael Olmstead, Product Manager, Joint Battle Command-Platform, U.S. Army

Lt. Col. Mollie Pearson, Product Manager, Power Projection Enablers, Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems, U.S. Army

Robert Reichelman Jr., Chief, Technical Management Division, PM Mission Command, Department of the Army

Thomas Sasala, Chief Technology Officer, U.S. Army Information Technology Agency, Department of the Army

David Tillotson III, Acting Deputy Chief Management Officer, Department of Defense

Col. C.P. Watkins, Chief, Installation IT Infrastructure & Services, U.S. Army

Maj. Gen. Robert Wheeler, Deputy CIO for C4IIC, Department of Defense

Brig. Gen. Garrett S. Yee, Commanding General, 335th Signal Command (Theater)(Provisional) CIS Director, Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, U.S. Army

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