2017 Fed 100

Federal 100: Timothy Newman

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Name: Timothy Newman
Title: Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for HR Systems and Analytics, Human Resources and Administration
Agency/Company: Department of Veterans Affairs

Shared services leader. While many agencies are still struggling to adopt shared services and build productive relationships with the private sector, Newman led the first major migration of a federal shared-services project to a commercial provider — IBM — under a General Services Administration schedule. He oversaw the migration from legacy systems to an automated software-as-a-service solution, and the modernized human resources system now supports hundreds of thousands of VA employees. His precedent-setting work and leadership at the VA has prompted other agencies to consult him for guidance.

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