2014 Fed 100

Federal 100: Karen Pica

Name: Karen Pica
Title: Policy Analyst
Agency: Office of Management and Budget

Strategic sourcing leader. Managing the federal mandate for strategic sourcing requires someone with enough vision to understand the goals and how to motivate others to achieve them. Pica has proven able to do both effectively. In implementing the White House's policy, she has not only challenged agencies to reach beyond the basic goal of saving money, but has also broken the substantial compliance work into manageable chunks and remained a firm and encouraging guide for agencies working to implement the program.

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