FTS commissioner headed to Visa
- By Diane Frank
- Mar 05, 2000
Dennis Fischer, commissioner of the General Services Administration's
Federal Technology Service, announced today that he will be leaving the agency
April 2 to move to the private sector.
After 30 years in government service, Fischer will become a department head
and vice president in the government sales and integrated solutions
department at Visa U.S.A.'s McLean, Va., office.
Fischer has been commissioner of FTS since November 1997, overseeing the
development of many governmentwide contracts including GSA's recent
multibillion-dollar Seat Management, Answer and Millennia contracts.
He has been at GSA for eight years in various positions and previously
worked at the Treasury Department and the Department of Health and Human
Sandra Bates, assistant FTS commissioner for two years under Fischer, has
been named to fill the position. She has led many of the agency's largest
programs, including the FTS 2000 and FTS 2001 long-distance contracts.