Mary Davie is the assistant commissioner for the Office of Integrated Technology Services (ITS) in GSA's Federal Acquisition Service (FAS). The Federal Acquisition Service provides buying platforms and acquisition services to federal, state and local governments for a broad range of items from office supplies to motor vehicles to information technology and telecommunications products and services. As an organization within FAS, ITS provides access to a wide range of commercial and custom IT products, services and solutions.
Since 2011, Mary has led a highly skilled workforce that manages more than $23B in federal, state and local purchases of IT and telecommunications products, services and solutions critical to defense and civilian agencies' success. Under her leadership, ITS has transformed into an organization providing expertise and solutions in IT hardware, software, services, telecommunications, cybersecurity and shared services. ITS has helped agencies meet mandates of the Cloud First Policy, the 25 Point Implementation Plan to Reform Federal IT Management, the Cyber Security National Action Plan and Cyber Implementation Plan, Data Center Optimization, FITARA, Category Management and Strategic Sourcing.
Mary served as FAS Acting Commissioner from August 2012 - February 2013. In this capacity, she set strategic direction and oversaw the delivery of more than $50 billion of products, services and solutions designed to save taxpayer dollars while helping agencies more efficiently achieve their missions.
In 2006, Mary was named assistant commissioner for FAS' Assisted Acquisition Services, which provides customized acquisition, project and financial management services for large and/or complex IT and professional services solutions. In 2009, she launched the BetterBuy Project, which was one of the first attempts to use social media to gain the public's ideas on how to make the federal acquisition process more open, collaborative and transparent.
During her 25-year career, Mary has held numerous leadership positions that put her at the crossroads of the IT community. A major contributor and supporter of the American Council for Technology, Mary served as its president from June 2011 to May 2012. In 2004, GSA and the Office of Federal Procurement Policy selected her to co-lead the Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative with the Department of Treasury, where she led 23 federal agencies in developing governmentwide acquisition strategies for commonly purchased goods and services.
Mary is recipient of Federal Computer Week's Fed 100 Award and the 2016 Government Eagle Award, recognizing her outstanding contributions to federal information technology. She is also winner of the Presidential Rank Meritorious Executive Award, is a sought-after speaker in the IT acquisition community and is frequently interviewed in the government IT market trade press. FedTech has recognized Mary's "Great Government through Technology" blog as one of the 50 Must-Read Federal IT Blogs. In 2016, FedScoop called Mary one of "D.C.'s Top 50 Women in Technology" and GovLoop named her one of the top 10 Government Women to follow on Twitter (@marydavie).
Mary has two Bachelor of Science degrees in business finance and business management from Virginia Tech, and a Master of Business Administration with a focus in technology management from the University of Phoenix.