Who & Where


Shawn Garrow

This Rising Star has been involved in the Navy's biggest IT projects in recent years, including the Next Generation Enterprise Network.

Kent Reynolds

This Rising Star led a complete overhaul of Treasury's Budget Formulation and Execution Manager -- on budget and with no system downtime.

Megan Schmith

This GSA Rising Star took over an interagency working group that focuses on sharing best practices and experiences and grew its membership by 400 percent.

Murtaza Ahmed

This Lockheed Martin contractor is on a long-term mission to modernize IT at the Environmental Protection Agency.

Rebecca S. Ayers

This Rising Star is transforming the way agencies track and manage their employees' performance.

Isaiah Joo

This Rising Star is responsible for engaging civil society groups and experts in academia who might have ideas on using technology to advance diplomacy.

Damon Bragg

This Rising Star has transformed customer service operations for the Homeland Security Information Network.

Farrell O'Neill Proffitt

This RIVA Solutions vice president used social media monitoring and engagement to transform the Education Department's aid application process.

Cristen Cole

This GSA Rising Star single-handedly provided program management for the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation portfolio in its first year.

Michael Gross

This IT auditor at USPS helps monitor one of the largest computing infrastructures in the federal government.

Kelli Bell

This Rising Star leads the team that is in charge of conducting risk assessments for the Navy's IT systems.

Rising Star 2013

Emily 'Millie' Maksymiuk

This self-taught proposal manager has led teams whose winning proposals have resulted in nearly $16 million in contracts for GovSmart.

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