Thank You for Attending the Federal 100
Awards Gala

For 26 years, the Federal 100 Awards have recognized government, industry and academic leaders who have played pivotal roles that affect how the federal government acquires, develops and manages IT. These women and men have gone above and beyond their daily responsibilities to make a real difference in the way government works.


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President's Award Winner

  • Olga Grkavac
    The President’s Award is intended to recognize individuals whose quiet leadership and long-term contributions might otherwise slip under the radar. Few deserve that recognition more than Olga Grkavac… Read More

Eagle Award Winners

  • Gerry Connolly
    Without Connolly’s support, the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act might have languished in Congress as a pet project of controversial Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.). Instead, Connolly will monitor the law’s implementation from his perch on the Oversight and Government Reform Committee… Read More
  • Venkatapathi Puvvada
    It is no surprise that Puvvada’s turn as acting president ended with him being given the position permanently. He is known for driving success at the personnel, project and strategic levels, and last year led the effort to migrate the Interior Department’s enterprise financial systems to a secure cloud environment… Read More

Federal 100 Winners

  • Capt. Michael Abreu
    U.S. Navy
  • Robert Anderson
    Department of the Navy
  • Ken Asbury
    CACI International
  • Carrie Banahan
    Office of the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange
  • Robert Barnes
    Coalfire Systems
  • Laura Boehm
    Department of Defense
  • Teresa Bozzelli
    Sapient Government Services
  • David A. Bray
    Federal Communications Commission
  • Courtney Bromley
    IBM
  • Lauren Buschor
    Department of the Treasury
  • Sheila Campbell
    Peace Corps
  • Lt. Gen. Ed Cardon
    U.S. Army
  • Chris Chilbert
    Department of Homeland Security
  • Eric Cho
    House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
  • Beth Cobert
    Office of Management and Budget
  • Judy Cohen
    Aquilent
  • Ray Coleman
    Department of Agriculture
  • Rep. Gerry Connolly
    U.S. House of Representatives
  • Kathy Conrad
    General Services Administration
  • Cheryl Cook
    Department of Agriculture
  • Kathleen Cowles
    Deep Water Point
  • Kevin Cox
    Department of Justice
  • Brandee Daly
    Amazon Web Services
  • Laura Delaney
    Department of Homeland Security
  • Kathryn Edelman
    Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
  • Laura Egerdal
    Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Mark Elbert
    Department of Energy
  • Kay Ely
    General Services Administration
  • Robert Fortner
    Department of Homeland Security
  • Helen Goff Foster
    Department of the Treasury
  • Amanda Fredriksen
    General Services Administration
  • Jim Ghiloni
    General Services Administration
  • Greg Godbout
    General Services Administration
  • John Goodman
    Accenture Federal Services
  • Matt Grote
    Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
  • Lt. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins
    Department of Defense
  • Amy Herchek
    Texas Department of Public Safety
  • Rick Holgate
    Department of Justice
  • Hudson Hollister
    Data Transparency Coalition
  • John Hynes Jr.
    TASC
  • Joel Jacobs
    The MITRE Corp.
  • Jay Johnson
    Department of the Air Force
  • Jon Johnson
    General Services Administration
  • Carol Ann Jones
    Department of Defense
  • John Kahler
    Department of the Army
  • Kay Kapoor
    AT&T Government Solutions
  • Chris Kearns
    Lockheed Martin
  • Laura Knight
    Department of the Navy
  • Jolene Lauria-Sullens
    Department of Justice
  • Karen F. Lee
    Office of Management and Budget
  • Col. Robert Lyman
    U.S. Air Force
  • Colleen Makridis
    National Reconnaissance Office
  • Colleen Manaher
    Department of Homeland Security
  • William (Bill) Marion II
    Department of the Air Force
  • Eric Markland
    Department of the Navy
  • Catherine Marschner
    Millennium Challenge Corporation
  • Alejandro Mayorkas
    Department of Homeland Security
  • Lt. Cmdr. Thomas McAndrew
    U.S. Navy
  • Timothy McBride
    Department of Commerce
  • Kimberly McCabe
    ASI Government
  • Thomas McCarty
    Department of Homeland Security
  • Luke McCormack
    Department of Homeland Security
  • Harlin McEwen
    International Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Kartik Mecheri
    Karsun Solutions
  • Jeff Mohan
    AT&T Government Solutions
  • John Montel
    Department of the Interior
  • Frederick D. Moorefield Jr.
    Department of Defense
  • Rear Adm. Nancy Norton
    U.S. Navy
  • Lt. Col. Michael Olmstead
    U.S. Army
  • Andy Ozment
    Department of Homeland Security
  • Gaurav Pal
    Smartronix
  • Larry Payne
    Cisco
  • Lt. Col. Mollie Pearson
    U.S. Army
  • Venkatapathi (PV) Puvvada
    Unisys Federal Systems
  • Jeffrey Reczek
    Office of Management and Budget
  • Robert Reichelmann Jr.
    Department of the Army
  • Thomas Romeo
    MAXIMUS Federal
  • David Rubin
    Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Trevor Rudolph
    Office of Management and Budget
  • Tim Rund
    Microsoft
  • Charles A. Santangelo
    Department of Homeland Security
  • Thomas Sasala
    Department of the Army
  • Ari Schwartz
    Executive Office of the President
  • Himanshu Singh
    Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Bryan Sivak
    Department of Health and Human Services
  • Laura Stanton
    General Services Administration
  • Richard Struse
    Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, National Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland Security
  • Tony Summerlin
    Federal Communications Commission
  • Tina Sung
    Partnership for Public Service
  • David Tillotson III
    Department of Defense
  • Danny Toler
    Department of Homeland Security
  • Abe Usher
    HumanGeo
  • Steve VanRoekel
    U.S. Agency for International Development
  • Kathy Warden
    Northrop Grumman
  • Col. C.P. Watkins
    U.S. Army
  • Maj. Gen. Robert Wheeler
    Department of Defense
  • Wayne Willcox
    Armstrong State University Police Department
  • Doug Wolfe
    Central Intelligence Agency
  • Brig. Gen. Garrett S. Yee
    U.S. Army
  • Jeff Zients
    Executive Office of the President / Department of Health and Human Services