Congratulations to the 2016 Federal 100

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There are few things at FCW more enjoyable than announcing the winners of each year's Federal 100 awards. The hundreds of nominations offer an impressive survey of the work being done in federal IT, and the final list of winners is an inspiring reminder of what talented and committed individuals can accomplish.

In early April, you'll have the chance to learn more about these individuals as well, via the profiles we'll publish on and in the April 15 magazine -- and you can meet them in person at the April 7 Fed 100 gala. For now, though, you'll have to make do with the list of names, which you can find below.  (Please note that some winners have recently changed jobs; the affiliations below generally reflect where the work for which they were nominated took place.)

Congratulations to each and every one of the 2016 Federal 100:

  • Zelma A. (Flip) Anderson Jr.
    Executive Director, FITARA Operations
    Department of Agriculture
  • Beth Angerman
    Executive Director, Unified Shared Services Management
    General Services Administration
  • Sameer K. Antani
    Staff Scientist, U.S. National Library of Medicine
    National Institutes of Health
  • Daniel J. Balash
    Information Technology Project Manager, Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers
    Department of Homeland Security
  • Carol Bales
    Senior Policy Analyst
    Office of Management and Budget
  • Ann Barron-DiCamillo
    Director, U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team
    Department of Homeland Security
  • Raymond Bauer
    Innovation Lead
    National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • Susan Becker
    Vice President of Services, Administrative and Health Agencies
  • Cate Berard
    Sustainable Electronics Coordinator
    Department of Energy
  • Rich Beutel
    Cyrrus Analytics
  • Bryce Bhatnagar
    Chief Technology Officer
    Department of State
  • Lt. Gen. Mark S. Bowman
    Director, Command, Control and Communications, Joint Chiefs
    Department of Defense
  • Devon Bryan
    Founder and President, ICMCP
    Vice President and Global Chief Information Security Officer, ADP
  • Heather B. Burke
    Chief Engineer, Program Executive Office, Defense Healthcare Management Systems
    Department of Defense
  • Michael Carter
    Vice President, Governance, Risk and Compliance
    Veris Group LLC
  • Maureen Cedro
    Communication, Information and Network Programs Manager
    Federal Aviation Administration
  • Brig. Gen. Welton Chase Jr.
    Director, J-6 C4/Cyber, U.S. European Command
    U.S. Army
  • Daniel Chenok
    Executive Director
    IBM Center for the Business of Government
  • Beth Cobert
    Acting Director
    Office of Personnel Management
  • Kevin Cummins
    Senior Legislative Assistant, Office of Sen. Tom Udall
    U.S. Senate
  • Angela Holden Donahoo
    Contracting Officer, Federal System Integration
    General Services Administration
  • Donald R. Davidson Jr.
    Chief, Lifecycle Risk Management and Acquisition Integration Division
    Department of Defense
  • Mary A. Davie
    Assistant Commissioner, Integrated Technology Services
    General Services Administration
  • Scott Dunlap
    Product Development Group Manager/Principal Assistant Program Manager, Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education, Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems, PMW 240 Sea Warrior Program
    Department of the Navy
  • Marty Edwards
    Director, Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team
    Department of Homeland Security
  • Michael Ernst
    Director, RHIC and ATLAS Computing Facility, Brookhaven National Laboratory
    Department of Energy
  • Edwin (Bruce) B. Farnham
    Program Officer, Aeronautical Mobile Application Architecture
    National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • John Felleman
    Senior Innovation Specialist
    General Services Administration
  • Hao-y T. Froemling
    Director, Program Management Division, Office of Intelligence and Analysis, Transportation Security Administration
    Department of Homeland Security
  • Brig. Gen. Peter A. Gallagher
    Director, J6, U.S. Central Command
    U.S. Army
  • Kevin Gates
    Professional Staff Member
    House Armed Services Committee
  • Diane B. Gongaware
    Senior Director, U.S. Public Sector Partner Organization
  • Sue Gordon
    Deputy Director
    National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • Christian O. Grijalva
    Chief, Law Enforcement Branch, Defense Manpower Data Center
    Department of Defense
  • Richard Hale
    Deputy Chief Information Officer for Cybersecurity
    Department of Defense
  • Richard L. Haley
    Assistant Director, FBI
    Department of Justice
  • Harry Hallock
    Deputy Assistant Secretary for Procurement
    Department of the Army
  • Terry Halvorsen
    Chief Information Officer
    Department of Defense
  • Christopher W. Hamilton
    Supervisory Management and Program Manager/Director, Technical Integration Office, Customs and Border Protection
    Department of Homeland Security
  • Mahesh Hanamanula
    Chief Technology Officer
  • Douglas A. Hansen
    Cloud and Enterprise Application Services Lead
    Department of Homeland Security
  • Ellen Herbst
    Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary for Administration
    Department of Commerce
  • Tiffany T. Hixson
    Regional Commissioner and Professional Services Category Executive, Federal Acquisition Service
    General Services Administration
  • Gisele D. Holden
    Financial Systems Branch Chief and iTRAK Program Manager
    National Science Foundation
  • Stephen H. Holden
    Senior Manager
    Octo Consulting Group
  • Tracy Hollis
    Solutions Engineering Manager
    Department of Homeland Security
  • Rep. Will Hurd
    U.S. House of Representatives
  • Carlene Ileto
    Executive Director
    Department of Homeland Security
  • Judith A. Jackson
    EV-CIS Senior Product Manager
    Environmental Protection Agency
  • Sherita Johnson
    Chief, Special Program Unit, El Paso Intelligence Center
    Department of Justice
  • Steve Kelman
    Weatherhead Professor of Public Management
    Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
  • Kathryn Kienast
    Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Noah Kunin
    Director of Delivery Architecture and Infrastructure Services, 18F
    General Services Administration
  • Mike Leff
    Vice President, Civilian
    Public Sector Solutions, AT&T Global Business
  • David Mader
    Office of Management and Budget
  • Kevin Mandia
  • Stephanie Mango
    Senior Vice President
    CGI Federal Inc.
  • Mark T. Maybury
    Vice President, Chief Security Officer and Chief Technology Officer
    Director, NIST National Cybersecurity FFRDC
    The Mitre Corp.
  • Richard McKinney
    Chief Information Officer
    Department of Transportation
  • Col. Robert McVay
    Program Manager, Afghan Personnel and Pay System, HQ Resolute Support, Kabul, Afghanistan
    U.S. Army
  • Jeffrey Meisel
    Chief Marketing Officer, Census Bureau
    Department of Commerce
  • Danielle Metz
    Strategy and Integration, Office of the Chief Information Officer
    Department of Defense
  • Robert Metzger
    Head of Washington Office
    Rogers Joseph O'Donnell
  • Sarah Antoinette Millican
    Digital Strategy Adviser to the Chief Information Officer, Federal Communications Commission
    The Ambit Group
  • Maj. Gen. John B. Morrison Jr.
    Commanding General, U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command, and Deputy Commanding General, Second Army
    U.S. Army
  • Craig Mundie
    Mundie and Associates
  • Mark Naggar
    Information Technology Vendor Management Specialist and Director of HHS (and Federal-wide) Buyers Club
    Department of Health and Human Services
  • Shana Olshan
    Director, National Standards Group, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    Department of Health and Human Services
  • Joe Paiva
    Chief Information Officer, International Trade Administration
    Department of Commerce
  • Austin Price
    Manager, Government Transformation and Agency Partnerships
    Partnership for Public Service
  • Douglas P. Quiram
    Office Director for Personnel Security and Suitability, Bureau of Diplomatic Security
    Department of State
  • Meredith Romley
    Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Federal Procurement Policy
    Office of Management and Budget
  • J. Lisa Romney
    Senior Procurement Analyst, Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy
    Department of Defense
  • Ron Ross
    Fellow, National Institute of Standards and Technology
    Department of Commerce
  • Trevor Rudolph
    Chief, Cyber and National Security Unit, Office of E-Government and Information Technology
    Office of Management and Budget
  • Lisa Schlosser
    Deputy Administrator, Office of E-Government and Information Technology
    Office of Management and Budget
  • Grant Schneider
    Cybersecurity Adviser to the Federal Chief Information Officer
    Office of Management and Budget
  • Chad F. Sheridan
    Chief Information Officer, Risk Management Agency
    Department of Agriculture
  • R. Carl "Shof" Shofner
    Program Executive Officer, Business and Enterprise Systems Directorate, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center
    Department of the Air Force
  • Pawan Singh
  • Mitch Smoot
    Cybersecurity Assessments, Deputy Chief
    National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • Stan Soloway
    Former Chief Executive Officer, Professional Services Council
    Chief Executive Officer, Celero Strategies
  • Vincent N. Sritapan
    Mobile Security Program Manager, Cyber Security Division, Science and Technology Directorate
    Department of Homeland Security
  • Morley O. Stone
    Chief Technology Officer, Air Force Research Laboratory
    Department of the Air Force
  • Julia T. Susman
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Jefferson Consulting Group
  • Ben Sweezy
    Strategy and Data Lead
    Office of Management and Budget
  • Matthew A. Tait
    Senior Managing Director
  • Brig. Gen. (retired) Gregory J. Touhill
    Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications
    Department of Homeland Security
  • James C. Trainor Jr.
    Assistant Director, Cyber Division, FBI
    Department of Justice
  • Devon Trolley
    Technical Adviser for Strategy Development and Implementation, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    Department of Health and Human Services
  • Ashwin Vasan
    Chief Information Officer
    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
  • Jill Vaughan
    Assistant Administrator, Office of Security Capabilities, and Chief Technology Officer, Transportation Security Administration
    Department of Homeland Security
  • Navin Vembar
    Information Technology Director, Integrated Award Environment
    General Services Administration
  • Robert W. Vietmeyer
    Cloud Computing Portfolio Lead, Office of the Chief Information Officer
    Department of Defense
  • Fumie N. Wingo
    International Spectrum Policy Lead
    Department of the Navy
  • Patricia Wolfehope
    Program Manager, Science and Technology Directorate
    Department of Homeland Security
  • Timothy Womack
    Director, Digital Services
    Department of the Treasury
  • Joanne Woytek
    Program Manager, SEWP
  • Loren Yu
    Head of Product Development
  • Judith R. Zawatsky
    MAS Transformation Program Manager, Office of the Commissioner, Federal Acquisition Service
    General Services Administration

About the Author

Troy K. Schneider is editor-in-chief of FCW and GCN, as well as General Manager of Public Sector 360.

Prior to joining 1105 Media in 2012, Schneider was the New America Foundation’s Director of Media & Technology, and before that was Managing Director for Electronic Publishing at the Atlantic Media Company. The founding editor of, Schneider also helped launch the political site in the mid-1990s, and worked on the earliest online efforts of the Los Angeles Times and Newsday. He began his career in print journalism, and has written for a wide range of publications, including The New York Times,, Slate, Politico, National Journal, Governing, and many of the other titles listed above.

Schneider is a graduate of Indiana University, where his emphases were journalism, business and religious studies.

Click here for previous articles by Schneider, or connect with him on Twitter: @troyschneider.


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