PEO EIS Executive Office 2009

PEO EIS Catalog - Spring 2009

PEO EIS Executive office

The Program Executive Office, Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS) was originally established in 1987 as the Program Executive Office, Standard Army Management Information Systems (PEO STAMIS) to help implement the Goldwater-Nichols Act.  The Army Reorganization on October 26, 2001 resulted in the change to Program Executive Office, Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS) to better focus on the broader mission of providing enterprise-wide solutions.  PEO EIS' program management responsibility grew significantly over the years, from just 13 systems and products to more than 120 today.

PEO EIS provides joint service and Army Warfighters with information dominance by developing, acquiring, integrating, deploying and sustaining network-centric knowledge-based information technology and business management systems, communications and infrastructure solutions through leveraged commercial and enterprise capabilities that support the total Army, every day and anywhere!

These products and systems cover the full spectrum tactical and management information systems including financial, personnel, business, medical, logistics, transportation, biometrics, and communications infrastructure support.  PEO EIS workforce of more than 1,600 military, civilian and contractor personnel execute approximately $4 billion a year or 40 percent of the Army's IT budget. 

Mr. Gary L. Winkler, Program Executive Officer for Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS), reports to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ASA [ALT]), Mr. Dean G. Popps (Acting). 

Program Executive Officer, Enterprise Information Systems: Mr. Gary L. Winkler

Mr. Gary Winkler took command of PEO EIS in October 2007.  In this assignment, he is responsible for large-scale Defense and Army Information Technology (IT) systems. 

Prior to his assignment as PEO EIS, Mr. Winkler was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in May 2003, working in Army Headquarters under the Chief Information Officer/G6, as the Army's first Chief Knowledge Officer (CKO).  As CKO, he was responsible for Information Technology policies, programs and systems supporting the Army's war-fighting and business missions.  He also led the Army's IT Human Capital Development efforts.  Before beginning his Government career, Mr. Winkler worked in private industry with large defense manufacturers on the Army Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) and Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) programs, and he worked with smaller companies providing technical services to Army programs. 

Mr. Winkler's awards include the Presidential Distinguished Rank Award (2007); the Secretary of the Army's Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service (2006), the Army's Meritorious Civilian Service Award (2003), and the Army's Superior Civilian Service Award (2000, 1996).

Mr. Winkler holds Electrical Engineering and Mathematics degrees from Virginia Tech, an MBA from William and Mary, and a Master's Degree in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.  Mr. Winkler is Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level III certified in Program Management; Information Technology; Test and Evaluation (T&E); and Systems Planning, Research, Development, and Engineering.

Director, Army ERP Systems Integration Task Force: Mr. G. Taylor Chasteen

Mr. G. Taylor Chasteen became Deputy Program Executive Officer (DPEO) for Enterprise Integration at the Program Executive Office, Enterprise Infor-mation Systems (PEO EIS) in October 2007.  In this position, Mr. Chasteen is responsible for integrating automated business systems across the Army enterprise. 

Mr. Chasteen retired from the U.S. Army as a Colonel in September 2007.  Upon retirement, he entered the Senior Executive Service as a Highly Qualified Expert.  Prior to coming to PEO EIS, he was an assistant to the Deputy Under Secretary of the Army on matters related to automated business mission systems.  Mr. Chasteen was commissioned as a U.S. Army Field Artillery Officer in 1981.  His tactical assignments culminated as a Company Commander of the 426th Supply and Transportation Battalion supporting the 101st Airborne (Air Assault) Division.  After accession into the Acquisition Corps, Mr. Chasteen served in a series of acquisition assignments beginning with the Production Base Modernization Activity at Picatinny Arsenal, NJ, followed by duty as an Assistant Project Manager for the Tank Main Armaments Systems Program.  He moved to the National Capital Region in 1996 to become a Division Chief at the Software Development Center - Washington, followed by a position with the Army's Operational Testing Command as chief evaluator for the Army's first combat support battlefield information system.  In 1999 Mr. Chasteen became Product Manager for the Army's retail transactional logistics systems at Fort Lee, VA.  Mr. Chasteen then managed the defense cooperative relationship with the Republic of Korea as a member of the U.S. Country Team.  Mr. Chasteen moved to the PEO EIS in 2005 becoming the Project Director of Army Knowledge Online (AKO).

A graduate of Western Kentucky University, he holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Babson College and a Master of Science (MS) in National Resource Strategy from the National Defense University.  His military education includes the Material Acquisition Management Course, Command and General Staff College, Advanced Program Manager's Course, Quartermaster Advanced Course, and the Field Artillery Basic Course.  He is Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level III certified in Program Management and Computers and Communications.

Deputy Program Executive Officer, Programs: Mr. Lee Harvey

Mr. Lee Harvey was appointed DPEO in January 2004. He is responsible for the management of business information systems development, integration, and overall program implementation functions including the personnel, medical, distance learning, installation management and reserve component domains.

Prior to becoming a DPEO at EIS, Mr. Harvey served as the Program Director for Army University Access Online - eArmyU, reporting to the Army's Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel (G1) 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 managed approximately $2 billion in existing contracts.

Mr. Harvey has nearly 30 years of experience in the information technology management field, is a veteran of the United States Army, from 1975-1981. He is a graduate of the Industry Advisory Council's (IAC) IT Partners Program and an IAC fellow. 

Deputy Program Executive Officer, Programs: Ms. Catherine Doolos

Mrs. Catherine (Cathy) Doolos is currently assigned as the Deputy Program Executive Officer, Enterprise Information Systems (EIS), Fort Belvoir, Virginia.  In this assignment, she supports the PEO in the oversight for large-scale Department of Defense and Army Information Technology (IT) system development efforts supporting logistics and business functions. 

Prior to this assignment, she served within PEO EIS as the Deputy Project Manager for Enterprise Infostructure in 2003; and the Product Manager for the Defense Message System - Army in 2000.  Other assignments included the Acquisition Proponency Officer for Business, Cost Estimating, and Financial Management (BCEFM) with the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology); Assistant Program Manager for Special Programs Support Activity, Special Operations Command; and Program Analyst for the Army's Global Combat Control System.

Mrs. Doolos' awards include the Army's Superior Civilian Service Award (2007, 2004, 1997) and the Army's Commander's Award for Civilian Service (1999, 1995).

Mrs. Doolos holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and MBA from Troy State University.  She also holds a Master's Degree in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.

Deputy Program Executive Officer, Enterprise Technology:  Mr. Eduardo Velez

Mr. Eduardo Velez joined the PEO EIS in 2003 as the Chief Technology Officer, responsible for Information Assurance, System Engineering and force Integration.   He was named Deputy Program Executive Officer, Enterprise Technology in May 2008.  

After working in private industry, he began his government career at the Communications and Electronics Command (CECOM) in Fort Monmouth, NJ, in 1980.  He has served as Project Leader for PM Milsatcom's STAR-T/T3(H) program, APM for the Wideband Gapfiller Satellite (WGS), Program Director for Space Systems with the CECOM RDEC, and Deputy Project Manager for DCATS.
Mr. Velez holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronics Engineering from Monmouth College in West Long Branch NJ and graduated from the Defense Systems Management College Program Managers Course in 1994.  He is a member of the Army Acquisition Corps and holds Level III Certifications in Program Management; Information Technology;  and Systems Planning, Research, Development and Engineering.

Military Deputy (MIL DEP): COL Glen Lambkin

COL Glen D. Lambkin is currently assigned as Military Deputy to the Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS) and Director of the Field Support Directorate.  His current assignment became effective in July 2008.  

COL Lambkin has served in various command and staff assignments as an Army communicator with the 82d Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina and in other Signal units, including command of the 178th Signal Company, 5th Signal Command, in Heidelberg, Germany; and on the staff of the 6th Theater Signal Command during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.  His Acquisition Corps experience includes working on a number of joint, multi-service, and Army programs, including transportable intelligence systems, Global Positioning System (GPS), and Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS).   He served as the Product Manager for Enhanced Position Location Reporting System (EPLRS), and as Project Manager, Night Vision/ Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Target Acquisition (NV/RSTA).   HQDA Staff assignments include DA Systems Coordinator for ODISC4 and Military Assistant to the Under Secretary of the Army. 

His military awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal; Meritorious Service Medal, Silver Oak Leaf Cluster; Army Commendation Medal; Army Achievement Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster; Meritorious Unit Commendation; National Defense Service Medal; Southwest Asia Service Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Ribbon; Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia); Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait); Senior Parachutist Badge; and the Army Staff Badge.

COL Lambkin holds a Master of Science degree in Materiel Acquisition Management from Florida Institute of Technology, and Master of Science, National Resource Strategy, from the Industrial War College of the Armed Forces.