Scott Stewart
Technical Director, Procurement Directorate, Defense Information Systems Agency

Scott M. Stewart serves as the Technical Director of Procurement for the Defense Information Systems Agency and reports to the Director of Procurement.  He serves as the senior consultant for the Director and/or Deputy on a broad spectrum of contracting issues, including specific acquisition and program related issues.  He is responsible for the corporate level review of all acquisitions over $50 million and works closely with a team of multi-functional acquisition senior-level experts from across the Agency and Department of Defense.   The Technical Director serves as the Agency Competition Advocate in accordance with the DISA Director’s Directive and the Competition in Contracting Act.  He approves sole source Justifications and Approvals and is the Director’s Ombudsman for competition issues.  Mr. Stewart also serves as the Agency’s Procurement Integrity Ombudsman where he provides a neutral, confidential , and independent alternative for employees, managers, and customers to seek assistance in resolving potential procurement integrity issues and serves as the Task/Delivery Order Ombudsman.

Mr. Stewart began his career in Contracting shortly after his commissioning from AFROTC in 1989.  His first assignment as a Second Lieutenant was to the Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson AFB in Dayton, OH.  There he served as a Contracts Cost/Price Analyst in the Directorate of Pricing supporting programs such as the F-15, Combat Talon II, and LANTIRN.  In 1991, he was assigned as a Contracting Officer in the F-16 System Program Office where he led the reprocurement of the $650M Advanced Radar Warning Receiver.   Following his tour at Wright-Patterson, he spent a three year tour at the operational level in the United Kingdom.  Mr. Stewart then went on to serve as the Administrative Contracting Officer for the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle at DCMA Lockheed Martin Astronautics in Denver, CO followed by a command assignment in the Azores.  He was then selected to lead the DoD’s largest Research & Development contracting office located at Wright-Patterson AFB.  During his twenty years as an Air Force Officer and Contracting professional, he served as a Contingency Contracting Officer on six separate operations throughout the Balkans and Middle East.  Lt Col Stewart retired from active duty in 2007 after serving on the Air Staff as Deputy Chief, AF Contracting Business Systems.

Prior to his current position, Mr. Stewart served as a division chief within Army Contracting Command.  He was delegated the independent authority to develop and manage all phases of the procurement cycle, from acquisition strategy planning, through source selection and contract award along with contract administration.  Mr. Stewart provided expert advice on contracting policy and procedures associated with the acquisition of enterprise-wide Information technology.  He advised the Program Executive Office-Enterprise Information Systems and the Business Transformation Agency on procurement strategies and assisted them in the development of Acquisition Plans, Source Selection Evaluation Plans, and served as the Source Selection Authority or Source Selection Evaluation Team member on numerous multi-million dollar IT acquisitions.  Additionally, he was responsible for planning, supervising, managing and leading two Contracting branches consisting of over sixty Contracting professionals.