Bill Weinberg is the Head of the Contracting Activity for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Washington, D.C.
He brings to this position over 27 years of federal acquisition experience which includes over 13 years of leadership experience in procurement operations. Mr. Weinberg began his professional acquisition career with the Department of the Navy at the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA). He served as the Contracting Officer for several major weapon systems, procuring complex systems and services for the naval fleet, for almost 22 years. While at NAVSEA, he awarded the Navy’s first multiple award contracts for the portal-based electronic procurement system known as SeaPort, with a potential ceiling of $14.5 billion, which represented a major innovation in the approach to procuring engineering and support services for the Navy enterprise.
Mr. Weinberg joined the ICE Office of Acquisition Management in 2007, serving first as the Assistant Director for Detention Management, and then as Deputy Director and Acting Head of Contracting Activity. He was instrumental in advancing detention reform initiatives and maturing the acquisition of critical information technology enhancements. He gained a reputation for building coalitions both internally and externally.
In 2012 Mr. Weinberg was selected to the Senior Executive Service as the Director, Office of Procurement, US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). While at USPTO he improved industry outreach and enhanced training for Contracting Officer Representatives (CORs).
Mr. Weinberg holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Organization Management from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Finance and Commerce. He is a graduate of the ICE Fellows Program for Executive Leadership Training offered through Johns Hopkins University