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    Elizabeth Chirico

    Acquisition Innovation Lead, Future Operations

    Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Procurement)

    Elizabeth (Liz) Chirico leads the Acquisition Innovation through Technology team in the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Procurement) (ODASA(P). Her team delivered Army Acquisition’s first Robotic Process Automation (RPA) “bot” named DORA (Determination of Responsibility Assistant) estimated to save up to 13 days of Procurement Administrative Lead Time (PALT) and $29.3M annually.

    Prior to her current role, Liz led multiple acquisition reform efforts at the ODASA(P), delivering results for the Army Contracting enterprise, served as Special Assistant to the DASA(P) and has over 10 years of Army contracting experience working in various positions as a Senior Procurement Analyst and Contracting professional.

    Liz holds an M.S. in Acquisition and Contract Management from the Florida Institute of Technology and a B.A. in English from the University of Mary Washington. She is currently pursuing a Masters of Studies in Law focusing on Government Procurement and Cybersecurity from the George Washington University Law school and expects to graduate in 2022. She is Level III certified in Contracting and is a member of the Army Acquisition Corps. Liz is also a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society and National Contract Management Association (NCMA).