Command Group


Program Executive Office, Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS)

PEO EIS products and systems cover the full spectrum of tactical and management information systems including financial, human capital, business, medical, logistics, transportation, biometrics, and communications infrastructure support.

PEO EIS enables information dominance by developing, acquiring, integrating and deploying network-centric knowledge-based information technology and business management systems, communications and infrastructure solutions through leveraged commercial and Enterprise capabilities for joint and Army war fighters. Of the Army’s fiscal year 2012 $10 billion IT budget, PEO EIS is responsible for executing over 35%.

Mr. Douglas Wiltsie, PEO EIS, reports to Ms. Heidi Shyu, the Army Acquisition Executive (AAE), Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology ASA(ALT).

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Program Executive Officer, Enterprise Information Systems: Mr. Douglas Wiltsie

Mr. Douglas K. Wiltsie assumed command of the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS) on October 5, 2011. His responsibilities include program management of more than 60 Department of Defense (DoD) and Army acquisition programs across the Business, War Fighting and Enterprise Information Environment Mission Areas. These systems support Army and DoD communications, logistics, medical, finance, personnel, biometrics, training and procurement operations. Mr. Wiltsie has responsibility for five major Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) efforts representing a projected Army investment of $8 billion over their life cycles. The PEO EIS organization consists of approximately 2,650 military, civilian, and contractor staff around the world, and executes approximately $4 billion per year.

Prior to his assignment as PEO EIS, Mr. Wiltsie was appointed to the Senior Executive Service (SES) in June 2008 and served as the Deputy Program Executive Officer for Intelligence, Electronic Warfare, and Sensors (PEO IEW&S) until October 2011. In this position, Mr. Wiltsie was responsible for the development, acquisition, fielding and life cycle support of the Army’s portfolio of intelligence, electronic warfare and target acquisition programs.

Prior to his selection as DPEO IEW&S, Mr. Wiltsie was the Assistant Deputy for Acquisition and Systems Management in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, and Deputy Project Manager, Objective Force and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Future Combat System. Mr. Wiltsie has held senior leader positions at the Night Vision/Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition and chaired the NATO Land Group 6 Working Group 2.

Mr. Wiltsie holds an M.S. in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He is a recipient of the Meritorious Civilian Service Award and has twice been awarded the Superior Civilian Service Award and the Commander’s Award for Civilian Service. He is a recipient of the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act Level III certification in Systems Planning, Research, Development, and Engineering and Program Management, and he is a member of the Army Acquisition Corps.

PEO EIS Command Group

Deputy Program Executive Officer (DPEO): Ms. Terry Watson

Ms. Terry Watson was selected for SES in December 2010 and assigned to the position of Deputy Program Executive Officer (DPEO), Enterprise Information Systems, at Fort Belvoir, Va. Ms. Watson was selected as the Acting PEO EIS in May 2011, and led PEO EIS through October 5, 2011, when she resumed her position as deputy PEO EIS.

In this position, Ms. Watson is the deputy responsible for program management of more than 60 DoD and Army acquisition programs across the Business, War Fighting and Enterprise Information Environment WatsonMission Areas. These systems support Army and DoD-wide communications, logistics, medical, finance, personnel, biometrics, training and procurement operations.

Ms. Watson’s awards include the Meritorious Civilian Service Award, Superior Civilian Service Award, and the Commander’s Award for Civilian Service.

Ms. Watson is a graduate of the Army Automated Data Processing Intern Program, the Army Management Staff College, the American Council for Technology/Industry Advisory Council Partner’s Program, and she is a member of the Army Acquisition Corps with Level III certifications in Program Management and Information Technology. She earned her B.A. in Business Management from National Louis University.

Assistant Program Executive Officer (APEO), Enterprise Management Systems: Mr. Reginald Bagby

Mr. Bagby was the former Program Integration Officer (PIO) and former Director of Operations for PEO EIS. He was appointed Assistant Program Executive Officer (APEO) in October 2011. In this position, Mr. Bagby oversees the development, integration and full program implementation of enterprise management systems within the business information environment and the war fighting mission areas:
• Computer Hardware, Enterprise Software, and Solutions (CHESS)
• Force Management System (FMS)
• Human Resource Solutions (HR Solutions)
• Joint - Automatic Identification Technology (J-AIT)
• Medical Communications for Combat Casualty Care (MC4)
• DoD Biometrics
• Biometrics Enabling Capability (BEC)
• Joint Personnel Identification (JPI)
• Distance Learning System (DLS)

Assistant Program Executive Officer (APEO), Enterprise Resource Planning: Mr. Bobby McKinnon

Mr. McKinnon was appointed to Program Integration Officer (PIO) in 2009 and Assistant Program Executive Officer (APEO) in October 2011. He is responsible for integrating automated business systems across the Army Enterprise. He manages a portfolio of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), business, financial, logistics and biometrics project and product offices:
• Army Enterprise Systems Integration Program (AESIP)
• • Global Combat Support System - Army (GCSS-Army)
• • Logistics Modernization Program (LMP)
• Integrated Personnel and Pay Systems – Army (IPPS-A)
• General Fund Enterprise Business System (GFEBS)
• Army Human Resource System (AHRS)
• Reserve Component Automation Systems (RCAS)
• Transportation Information Systems (TIS)
• Installation Management Systems (IMS-A)

Chief of Staff (CoS): Ms. Patricia Lambert

Ms. Patricia Lambert assumed duties as the Chief of Staff (CoS) for PEO EIS in July 2011. As the CoS, Ms. Lambert provides oversight, supervision, and quality control of staff actions, human resources and manpower. She serves as a principal staff advisor to the PEO and is responsible for synchronizing and integrating actions of the PEO EIS staff.

Prior to assuming duties as the CoS, she was the former director and deputy director of PEO EIS Program Management Directorate (PMD). Before the deputy and director positions, Ms. Lambert held acquisition and business management positions within the HQ, PEO EIS.

LambertMs. Lambert has over 34 years of financial and acquisition expertise, having held positions at the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), the Office of the Chief of Public Affairs (OCPA) and the Army G-4 in logistics analysis.

Ms. Lambert’s awards include the Superior Civilian Service Award; three Commander’s Awards for Civilian Service and the Headquarters, Department of the Army Financial Management Outstanding Team Award.

Ms. Lambert has a B.S. in Business Management, is Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level III certified in Program Management, and is a member of the Army Acquisition Corps and the American Society for Military Comptrollers.

Chief Information Officer (CIO): Mr. Hari Bezwada

Mr. Hari Bezwada was appointed Chief Information Officer, PEO EIS, in November 2010. Mr. Bezwada is responsible for and ensures cyber security awareness and compliance, advance technology assessments and standardization, strategic planning and architecture consistency among the more than 60 DoD and Army acquisition programs across the PEO EIS-supported Mission Areas.

BezwadaMr. Bezwada also served as the PEO EIS Portfolio Integration Officer (PIO) for Communications, Computing Infrastructure and Enterprise Services until October 2011, managing over 800 military, civilian, and contractor staff around the world that executed over $2 billion per year.

Prior to joining PEO EIS, Mr. Bezwada served as the Director for Information Technology Project Office-Pentagon Renovation, where he was responsible for a $2 billion renovation and modernization of the Pentagon’s information technology systems and infrastructure (29 IT disciplines) as part of the overall Pentagon Renovation effort. He also held extensive leadership positions with United States, United Kingdom, French, and NATO joint tri-service program offices that developed nuclear, anti-jam, benign survivable communication systems.

Director, Business Transformation and Strategic Communications Directorate (BTSCD): Ms. Sarah Fidd

Ms. Fidd is responsible for organizational strategy and planning, business transformation, strategic communications, and public affairs activities. The strategic management division is responsible for the PEO EIS strategic plan, strategy map and scorecard, maintaining metrics to monitor PEO EIS’s progress in providing capabilities and support to war fighters. The business transformation functional area implements the PEO EIS continuous process improvement with the Lean Six Sigma (LSS) deployment effort. The strategic communications and media division are responsible for public affairs, media, conferences and exhibits, graphic and video support, and website and publications management.


Director, Operations and Theater Support (OTSD): Mr. James Kline

OTSD provides assistance, expertise, guidance, and oversight to the Command Group, staff elements, and PM/PDs in core competencies of Business Operations, Personnel Security, Property and Facilities Management, Contracting, and Logistics; and coordinates with PMs/PDs that have, or will have, association with the delivery of capabilities to the field. OTSD is composed of the:

A. Services and Operations Support (SOS) Division, responsible for the management of leased space, Occupational and Facilities Safety program, PEO EIS Property Management program, GSA Fleet Vehicle program, Personnel and Operational Security, and HQ facility maintenance and repair.

KlineB. Procurement Assistance Division, providing knowledge, tools, advice, and oversight for acquisition planning, contract life cycle support, as well as policy and procedural application, resulting in the best business solution to PEO EIS organizations. PM/PD services typically include Staff Assistance Visits, Contract Policy Interpretation and Dissemination, Contract Repository Development and Oversight, Life Cycle Procurement Advice, and Document Staffing Assistance.

C. Theater and Logistics Division, providing staff subject matter expertise for the standardization of PM fielding and sustainment processes, functioning as a single coordination point of contact with field support agencies for PEO EIS fielding operations and sustainment activities.

D. Customer Point Solutions Division, who works with the Command Group, staff, and PMs/PDs to gather requirements and develop reliable and repeatable solutions for mission essential capabilities that can be replicated throughout PEO. Included in these responsibilities is the institutionalization of capabilities developed, and used by, only one PM/PD but which are universally applicable to multiple PEO elements.

Director, Program Management (PMD): Mr. Victor Hernandez

PMD provides acquisition guidance, oversight, and assistance to PEO EIS project and product managers, to include development and staffing of acquisition documentation and policy and regulation adherence to Hernandezcost, schedule, performance, and supportability objectives for all PEO EIS programs. In direct interaction with Headquarters, Department of the Army (HQDA), Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), the Joint Staff, and other higher headquarters, PMD manages acquisition reporting, decision scheduling, and coordination of official acquisition document approval. PMD also manages program transitions, congressional affairs, and program progress reviews and audit inspections, serving as the primary focal point for all external audits performed by external audit agencies and providing liaison support to PEO EIS project and product managers.

PMD develops and executes the Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) and performs as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for PEO EIS. In this role, PMD tracks, monitors, and analyzes program resources and financial and manpower submissions to headquarters. In addition, PMD administers the Military Acquisition Position List (MAPL), Command Selection List (CSL), and Table of Distribution and Allowances (TDAs).

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