2019 Fed 100

Federal 100: Maj. Gen. Cedric D. George

Name: Maj. Gen. Cedric D. George
Title: Director of Logistics, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection
Agency: U.S. Air Force

The efficiency expert. So Air Force personnel could document aircraft maintenance in real time, George helped develop a mobile app that streamlines maintenance logging. The app allowed the service to reallocate 87,000-plus hours of work time, for a cost avoidance of $2.9 million. He also instituted a portfolio management strategy that uses cloud hosting to consolidate IT systems, resulting in the closing of 39 systems and a savings of $9 million that can be reinvested. A colleague said George and his team “worked to deliver incremental capability to airmen, ensuring that the right data and infrastructure are in place.”

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