PEO EIS Command Group

2010 PEO EIS Catalog

Command Group



The Program Executive Office, Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS) enables information dominance for joint and Army Warfighters by developing, acquiring, integrating, deploying and sustaining IT and business management systems, communications and infrastructure solutions through leveraged commercial and enterprise capabilities.

These products and systems cover a full spectrum of support for the Army and Defense Department. The PEO EIS workforce of more than 1,800 military, civilian and contractor personnel executes approximately $3 billion a year—about 35 percent of the Army’s IT budget. 

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

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

Mr. Gary Winkler was selected Program Executive Officer in October 2007. Mr. Winkler was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in May 2003 and served as the Army’s first Chief Knowledge Officer (CKO) working under the Army’s Chief Information Officer/G-6. As CKO, he was responsible for IT policies, programs and systems supporting the Army’s war-fighting and business missions.  He also led the Army’s IT Human Capital Development efforts. He has been a Board-Select Project Manager multiple times, and before beginning his government career, Mr. Winkler worked in private industry with large, medium and small defense contractors providing major weapons systems and technical services to the Army and DoD. 

Mr. Winkler’s awards include the Presidential Distinguished and Meritorious Rank Awards (2007 and 2009); 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.

PEO EIS Command Group Military Deputy (MILDEP):  
COL Daniel Hughes

COL Dan Hughes joined PEO EIS in September 2009 as Military Deputy (MILDEP) and is dual-hatted as Director of Field Synchronization.  As Military Deputy, COL Hughes is responsible for managing PEO EIS’s staff of 58+ military personnel across the organization.   

Portfolio Integration Officer/Enterprise Resource Planning (PIO/ERP):
Mr. G. Taylor Chasteen

The Secretary of the Army assigned Mr. G. Taylor Chasteen to PEO EIS in October 2007. He is responsible for integrating automated business systems across the Army enterprise and oversees the following project and product offices:
*Army Enterprise Systems Integration Program (AESIP)

*Defense Integrated Military Human Resources System (DIMHRS)

*General Fund Enterprise Business System (GFEBS)

*Global Combat Support System - Army  (GCSS-Army)

*Logistics Modernization Program (LMP)

Portfolio Integration Officer/Chief Information Officer (PIO/CIO):  
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 has served in his current role since 2008, and oversees the following portfolio of project and product offices:
*Army Knowledge Online/Defense Knowledge Online (AKO/DKO)

*Defense Communications and Army Transmission Systems (DCATS)

*Information Technology Systems (ITS)

*Network Service Center (NSC)

*Mr. Velez also oversees the Chief Technology Office.

Chief Technology Officer (CTO):  
Mr. Boyd Williams

The newly formed office of the CTO provides strategic guidance to the PEO and the CIO on technology solutions to support the policies and directives issued by the Army CIO/G6.  With responsibilities over Information Assurance, Systems Engineering and a NETOPS cell located at the Army Global Network Operations Security Center (AGNOSC), the CTO office is positioned to execute initiatives and oversight in support of EIS Programs. The CTO develops technological approaches supporting Enterprises Systems and delivers interoperability capabilities through coordinated Test & Evaluation with early involvement in acquisition lifecycle decisions.

Portfolio Integration Officer (PIO):
Mr. Bobby McKinnon

Mr. Bobby McKinnon was appointed Portfolio Integration Officer (PIO) in September 2009. In this position, Mr. McKinnon manages a portfolio of the following business, medical, biometrics project and product offices:
* Army Human Resource System (AHRS)

*Department of Defense Biometrics (DoD) Biometrics

*Distributed Learning System (DLS)

*Installation Management Systems (IMS-A)

*Medical Communications for Combat Casualty Care (MC4)

*Reserve Component Automation Systems (RCAS)

Portfolio Integration Officer (PIO):
Ms. Tami Johnson

Ms. Tami Johnson was named PEO EIS Portfolio Integration Officer (PIO) in January 2010. She is responsible for business and logistics project and product offices in her portfolio:
*Acquisition Business Systems (AcqBusiness)

*Computer Hardware, Enterprise Software and Solutions (CHESS)

*Force Management System (FMS)

*Joint-Automatic Identification Technology (J-AIT)

*Movement Tracking System (MTS)

*Transportation Information Systems (TIS)

Director, Field Synchronization:
COL Daniel Hughes

The Field Synchronization Directorate (FSD) provides guidance and strategic planning oversight to PEO EIS organizations fielding their systems or planning for sustainment. The directorate serves as the coordination point of contact with Army and Defense leadership, external agencies and commands involved in fielding and related sustainment of PEO EIS systems.

FSD offers staff subject matter expertise on standards for PM fielding and sustainment processes, and provides recommendations to the PEO.  The directorate conducts PEO EIS fielding concepts compliance reviews and provides assistance to PMs as they prepare and coordinate fielding and related sustainment concepts. 

FSD assists with coordination of PEO EIS system transitions to other organizations, and coordinates support and common agreements that involve multiple PEO EIS programs.  FSD also provides headquarters oversight of the PEO EIS Technology Applications Office (TAO).

Director, Program Management:
Ms. Terry Watson

The Program Management Directorate (PMD) is the organizational element responsible for oversight of the life-cycle acquisition process for all programs in PEO EIS.  Additionally, this Directorate is responsible for all program budgeting and funding, as well as Congressional and OSD engagement.  The staff provides guidance and direction to the project and product managers and works with them to defend programs to HQDA, OSD, the Joint Staff and Congress. PMD manages the PEO’s entire workforce by forecasting and performing the necessary functions to adequately man all PM offices and by administering the Military Acquisition Position List, the Command Selection List and the Table of Distribution and Allowances. PMD executes program management oversight across the entire PEO portfolio from program initiation through sustainment. The staff ensures that all systems are acquired in compliance with all applicable statutory and regulatory guidance, acting as the trusted agent for the Army and Defense Acquisition Executives. These activities culminate in achieving successful Milestone Decisions, and ensuring systems are developed, tested, fielded and maintained within approved cost, schedule and performance baselines.  PMD is the sole staff element responsible for interfacing with all external stakeholders, overseeing all program audits as well as collaborating with ASA(ALT) and functional partners to engage with professional staffers to respond to Congressional inquiries and to influence legislative actions. 

Director, Operations:
Mr. Reginald Bagby

The Operations Directorate (OD) provides assistance, expertise, guidance, and oversight in core competencies of human resources, contracting, personnel security, property and facilities management, and IT operations.  The Human Resources Division manages a full range of civilian and military personnel activities, including recruitment, placement, classification, training, Workforce Development, employee evaluations and awards, and standards of conduct and ethics programs. The Business Operations Division (BOD) leads Base Closure and Realignment (BRAC) activities for PEO EIS with concentrated efforts towards the transference of designated subordinate units to Fort Belvoir.  BOD also manages the personnel and operational security program, initiates and verifies security clearances and manages related training. The Technical Operations Division provides internal PEO EIS headquarters with IT support and services, including administration of user accounts and access permissions, as well as maintenance and operation of local area network (LAN) equipment, components, and infrastructure. The Contracts Analysis and Compliance Division offers knowledge, tools, advice and oversight for contract life cycle support and acquisition planning for PEO EIS organizations.

Director, Business Transformation & Strategic Communications (BTSCD):
Ms. Sarah Fidd

The Business Transformation and Strategic Communications Directorate (BTSCD) provides guidance, oversight, expertise and assistance to the PEO, Deputy PEOs and Project/Product Managers. The Director, BTSCD is responsible for strategy, business transformation, strategic communications and public affairs activities.

The Strategy section is responsible for the PEO EIS strategy map and scorecard while the Business Transformation functional area implements the PEO EIS Lean Six Sigma deployment effort and executes the PEO EIS strategic plan. The Strategic Communications and Media areas are responsible for public affairs, media, graphic and video support, and Web site management.