Dr. Francis "Frank" Spampinato

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Chief Procurement Officer, Francis SpampinatoFrank Spampinato serves as FEMA's Chief Procurement Officer within the Mission Support Bureau. He comes to FEMA with a wealth of military and public sector procurement and acquisitions experience. Prior to joining FEMA, Frank served as the Director of Acquisition and Contracting for the Federal Aviation Administration where he was responsible for contracting for approximately $4 billion in services and supplies, leading two hundred acquisition, quality assurance, and property personnel, while overseeing the strategic direction of the largest acquisition organization in the Federal Aviation Administration and the Department of Transportation.

Spampinato also served as the Department of Energy’s Chief Acquisition Officer, managing a $22 billion acquisition budget, the largest budget of any civilian agency in the federal government and helping to create a procurement system that supported and promoted the achievement of federal business goals and strategies, facilitated improved taxpayer service delivery, and placed a better quality, higher performing supplies, technology and support services in the hands of federal managers.

Spampinato also served as a career acquisition professional at the Central Intelligence Agency and with the National Reconnaissance Office in the Department of Defense. Prior to his civilian career with the federal government, he served with local government, 1987-88, in private industry, 1978-83, and with the United States Marine Corps, 1984-88. 

Spampinato received his BBA degree in Accounting from Siena College, his MS in Public Administration from Central Michigan University, his MPA/DPA from the University of Southern California, and he was awarded his JD from Catholic University’s Columbus School of Law.

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05/24/2013 - 11:44
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