Michael O'Neill
Deputy Director, GWAC Programs, Office of GWAC & IT Schedule Programs, Integrated Technology Services, Federal Acquisition Service, General Services Administration


Mr. O’Neill has over 26 years of experience managing acquisitions and IT programs. He has served in various senior management and executive positions in federal government and private industry.

Currently, as Director of the Government-wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) Programs at the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), Mr. O’Neill is responsible for the strategic direction of the GWAC Programs. The Center’s total IT solutions portfolio promotes cost-efficient buying practices and reduced acquisition lead-time for federal, state, and local government agencies.

Prior to joining the Office of GWAC Programs, Mr. O’Neill served as the Director of Acquisition Operations. He was responsible for all aspects of contracting relating to the acquisition of information technology, network and telecommunication products, services, and solutions, supporting the Office of Integrated Technology Services. Mr. O’Neill started in GSA as the DoD Acquisitions Group Manager at the Federal Systems Integration Management Center.

Mr. O’Neill entered civil service at the Missile Defense Agency as the Director of the Acquisition Support Cadre, where he led the development of the corporate acquisition strategy and the source selection policy and procedures. He was responsible for institutionalizing the Integrated Management System within the acquisition strategy development framework. Before joining the civilian acquisition workforce, Mr. O’Neill spent three years at an innovative engineering services small business firm and he enjoyed a 20-year career with the U.S. Air Force, retiring in April 2000.

Mr. O’Neill is a graduate of the Senior Executive Fellows Program at the Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government. He holds the professional designation of Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM) from the National Contract Management Association (NCMA).