Serving the contracting community since age 16 as part of the Student Temporary Employment Program with the Army Corps of Engineers, Danielle M. Moyer currently serves as a team lead and contracting officer for the Rapid Response Program at Army Contracting Command-Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

Describe your current position:

As the team lead for the R2 program, I manage $16 billion multiple award indefinite delivery indefinite quantity contracts for services with a team of nine contract specialists.

Describe your professional/education background:

I have a bachelor's degree in business, administration and management from the University of Baltimore and a master's in contract management from the Naval Postgraduate School at Monterey, Calif. I am also Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act Level III-certified in

Where do you call home? What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?

I currently reside in Rising Sun, Md., and in my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.

How does your job support the war fighter?

As team lead for the R2 program, the services I provide support the immediate needs of the war fighter. My team provides contracting expertise by awarding and administering task orders to the
Department of Defense and other federal agencies to acquire critical, near-obsolete items, thus sustaining crucial weapon systems, mitigating system downtime, and serving the needs of the war fighters and peacekeepers.

Our efforts have benefited war fighters deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan and Operation Iraqi Freedom. I lead and manage the team through the full life cycle of contract operations, including strategic development, solicitation formulation, proposal analysis, contract negotiations, contract award, administration and ultimately closeout.

We generate superior business strategies for our many customers by providing timely responses and optimal business solutions to meet constantly changing requirements and other urgencies. We focus our efforts to meet the deployed war fighter's needs through timely repair and maintenance contracts, and the procurement of repair and reset service parts.