The Lesley Field guide
Deputy administrator for federal procurement policy.Education:
Undergraduate degree in commerce from the University of Virginia
Master’s degree in public administration from Virginia Tech.
She was also part of the Senior Executive Fellows Program at Harvard University.Career:
Field began working at the Transportation Department in 1990 as an acquisition intern.
In 2000, she went to the Office of Federal Procurement Policy on a detail assignment and was hired permanently soon thereafter.Interests:
Field is an avid skier. She has skied throughout Europe and the United States. She most often skis in Park City, Utah.Tidbits:
: Field’s father was a ski jumper.
She comes from a family of public servants. Her father worked at the Government Accountability Office (then called the General Accounting Office), and her grandfather worked for the state of Massachusetts.
Matthew Weigelt is a former FCW senior writer who covered acquisition and procurement.