2018 Fed 100

Federal 100: Col. James (Darby) F. McNulty

Name: Col. James (Darby) F. McNulty
Title: Project Manager, Integrated Personnel and Pay System–Army, Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems
Agency: U.S. Army

Human resources revolutionary. McNulty is overseeing the development of a next-generation system that will include personnel, pay and talent management capabilities. The system is fundamentally changing how the Army does business and will affect approximately 1.1 million soldiers worldwide by fiscal 2020. IPPS-A will help the Army enhance its readiness by enabling the matching of soldiers' knowledge, skills and behaviors against requirements. McNulty has a clear view of the big picture and the ability to "masterfully break it down into individual pixels to guide their development," said Terry Watson, acting program executive officer for enterprise information systems.

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