2017 Fed 100

Federal 100: Kay T. Ely

Name: Kay T. Ely
Title: Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Office of IT Category
Agency/Company: General Services Administration

Categorically excellent. Ely was already overseeing the transformation of the most widely used IT contract vehicle in the government (Schedule 70) when she was tapped to lead the Federal Acquisition Service’s transformation to category management. That realignment better positions the organization to support industry and help partner agencies meet their mission objectives. Ely smoothly negotiated the challenges inherent in leading two efforts that are changing the way the government conducts business — work that coincided with one of the largest Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey gains for the IT category office and Schedule 70.

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