2015 Fed 100

Federal 100: Amanda G. Fredriksen

Amanda Fredriksen

Name: Amanda G. Fredriksen
Title: Assistant Commissioner of Strategy Management
Federal Acquisition Service
Agency: General Services Administration

Making modernization work. Fredriksen is the key to GSA's modernization of the federal acquisition process. As program manager for the Integrated Award Environment's System for Award Management, she supercharged GSA's move to the Common Acquisition Platform, whose goal is to make GSA the government's destination for acquisition support and services. Fredriksen quickly assembled a team of experts in technical, acquisition, help desk, and agency and vendor support to implement short-term fixes for what her managers believed was a flagging system and deploy a long-term strategy.

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