Kristie Clement, Communications Committee
AFFIRM’s 39th ANNUAL LEADERSHIP AWARDS RECOGNIZE EXEMPLARY PERFORMANCE IN THE GOVERNMENT COMMUNITY
Washington, DC, May 10, 2018 — The Association for Federal Information Resources Management announced the government and industry leaders selected to receive the 39th annual AFFIRM Leadership Awards.
The AFFIRM Leadership Awards are among the most prestigious of the Federal community, honoring individuals and teams for their outstanding leadership over the preceding year. First awarded in 1979, award honorees join a prestigious list of agency executives and managers.
The AFFIRM Leadership Awardees will be recognized and honored on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at the AFFIRM Annual Leadership Celebration, an after work reception from 6:00pm to 8:30pm, in the St. Regis Washington, DC.
Award winners include:
Executive Leadership in Information Technology (Civilian)
Jeff Shilling, NCI Acting Chief Information Officer and Chief of NCI IT, National Cancer Institute
Executive Leadership Award for Industry - Large Business
Marc Mancher, Principal, Federal Strategy & Operations, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Harold Whitaker, IT Project Manager, Homeland Group, U.S. General Services Administration FEDSIM
Leadership Award for Service to the Citizen and the Country
Adriane Burton, Chief Information Officer, Health Resources and Services Administration
Leadership in Technology Innovation - Team
Maria Roat, Chief Information Officer; Guy Cavallo, Deputy Chief Information Officer; and Sanjay Gupta, Chief Technology Officer, U. S. Small Business Administration
Leadership in Technology Innovation - Individual
Michael Torres, Transformation Strategist - Federal HC Service Strategy Architect, Office of Personnel Management
Leadership In Cyber Security
Carlene Ileto, Executive Director, CDM Products and Services Delivery Management Office; U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Leadership in Mobile Computing Technology
Robert Kayl, Program Manager, Web & Mobile Technology, Solution Delivery Division, Defense Health Agency
Special Recognition -Team
Cyber Innovation Office at Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Assured Identity, Leading Change with Mobile Assurance and Continuous Multi-Factor Authentication (CMFA), Defense Information Systems Agency
President's Award Public Sector
Dr. Barry C. West, DHS Senior Advisor and Department-wide Senior Accountable Official for Risk Management, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
President's Award Private Sector
Dan Chenok, Executive Director, IBM Center for The Business of Government
To attend the AFFIRM Leadership Awards Celebration visit www.affirm.org.
The Association for Federal Information Resources Management (AFFIRM) is a non-profit, volunteer, educational organization whose overall purpose is to improve the management of information, and related systems and resources, within the Federal government. Founded in 1979, and based in the Washington, DC area, AFFIRM's members include information resource management professionals from the Federal, academic, and industry sectors.