Ronald Gallihugh

Deputy Assistant Administrator for Acquisition,
Transportation Security Administration

Mr. Ronald Gallihugh is a member of the Senior Executive Service at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) where he currently serves as TSA’s Deputy Assistant Administrator for Acquisition and Head of Contracting Activity (HCA). As such, he is responsible for leading and providing oversight for TSA’s organization of 170 plus acquisition and contracting professionals, responsible for obligating and procuring goods and services valued at over $3 billion annually.

Mr. Gallihugh began at TSA in 2009, where he served as a Director of Acquisition Policy in the Office of Acquisition. Of note, he led development of the Office of Acquisition’s knowledge management system known as the “One-Stop-Shop” and the developed of an oversight system. He later served as the Director of Security Technology Acquisition Division, where his division supported Office of Security Capabilities in the acquisition, deployment, test & evaluation, and sustainment of TSA’s screening technology capabilities.

Mr. Gallihugh began his career as a Contracting Officer within the Department of Navy’s Naval Sea Systems Command where he was responsible for the acquisition planning, solicitation, and negotiation of US Navy contracts for major weapon systems and other strategic efforts. Mr. Gallihugh also served as a Deputy Program Manager and Business Manager at a major defense contractor, supporting various US Air Force and Defense Information Systems Agency business development, capture, and program implementation efforts.

Mr. Gallihugh received an undergraduate degree in Public Administration from the George Mason University. He has also earned an Advanced Project Management Certificate from Stanford University, and completed Business Resource Management training at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.

Mr. Gallihugh’s professionalism, commitment, and dedication to the acquisition profession have been recognized through numerous certifications and awards throughout his career.

Event Information

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Registration: 7:30 - 8:15 AM
Program: 8:15 - 11:15 AM

WT Insiders: $245
SIs/Contractor: $295

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8661 Leesburg Pike
Tysons, VA 22182

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