2014 Fed 100

Federal 100: Lynda Pierce

Name: Lynda Pierce
Title: Chief of Staff and Director, Enterprise IT Policy and Communications
Agency: Department of the Navy

Streamlining strategy. The dual-hatted Pierce coordinates communication between the Navy and Marine Corps to bring everyone together into a more efficient organization. She has been essential to Navy efforts related to enterprise licensing and mobility, data center consolidation and the use of commercial cloud service providers. "With her guidance...the team transformed from a fragmented construct with overlapping responsibilities into a functionally based structure," said Navy CIO Terry Halvorsen. "As a result of Ms. Pierce's efforts, the [Department of the Navy] is effectively telling the story about how it is realizing cost savings in key efficiency initiatives."

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