Federal 100: Wendy J. McCutcheon

Wendy J. McCutcheon
Associate Executive Director
Technology Acquisition Center
Veterans Affairs Department

The work: Transforming technology acquisition at VA through one of the largest IT contracts awarded in 2011.

The impact: McCutcheon’s work has paved the way for VA to reform and streamline its IT operations.

The nuts and bolts: Under her leadership, the Technology Acquisition Center successfully awarded $2 billion in contracts, plus the $12 billion multivendor Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology contract that seeks to modernize IT systems across the department. Half of the 14 vendors chosen for that program are small, veteran-owned businesses.

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About the Author

Matthew Weigelt is a freelance journalist who writes about acquisition and procurement.

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