Stacy Riggs, AFFIRM President

Meet your AFFIRM President

Stacy Barley Riggs is a 30-year government executive, spending the majority of her career at the General Services Administration.  She is currently the Executive Director of the Government-wide Category Management (CM) Program Management Office and is accountable for providing strategic oversight of CM concepts across the Federal government to drive change in the way acquisition for common goods are planned, executed and managed.

 This government-wide category management program is an Administration initiative to leverage a strategic acquisition approach used by leading private sector companies to help the federal government buy smarter and more like a single enterprise.  She leads the setting of the standards and guidance of the program,  sharing best practices in the areas of pricing analysis, supplier analysis, contract analysis, demand management, supply contingency risk mitigation, inventory optimization, and contract consolidation.  She also ensures the support of the 10 category managers and their teams through data analytics, execution of initiatives defined in their category strategy plans and outreach and engagement with stakeholders, agencies and industry.

Ms. Riggs has spent the majority of her career leading highly visible and cross-cutting initiatives in the Federal IT, acquisition and finance communities.  She was previously the Associate CIO for Planning and Execution in GSA IT; the Executive Director of the Financial System Integration Office (FSIO) and the Financial Management Line of Business (FMLoB) and the Deputy Director for the Office of Information, Integrity and Access under GSA’s Office of Government-wide Policy and the Chief Financial Officer for the Federal Technology Service’s (FTS) Office of Assisted Acquisitions.  In addition to her GSA roles, Ms. Riggs was the CFO at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum and Commerce’s Economic Development Administration; the Chief of Staff to the USDA CIO; and the Deputy Associate CIO for the Office of Infrastructure Management and the Office of Policy and Planning, both within USDA’s Office of the CIO.

Ms. Riggs holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Finance and a Masters of Business Administration.  She has been an AFFIRM member and member of the elected Board for 10 years.  In addition to AFFIRM, she has been active in other associations that support the Federal government and she is especially interested in mentoring children, teenagers and young careerists.  Last year, she was the government chair for the ACT-IAC 2018 Voyagers Program and she is currently a mentor to grade school children and teenagers at her church in Northern Virginia.