Terry Spitzmiller, Executive Director, Regional Procurement Office (RPO) Central

Mr. Spitzmiller was appointed to his current duties as the Executive Director in August 2019. In this capacity, he is responsible for contracting oversight of the Central Region, consisting of nearly 1000 employees who execute $7.4 billion in contract actions yearly; broken out into six (6) Network Contracting Offices (NCOs), the Program Contracting Activity Central (PCAC), and the Consolidated Mail Order Pharmacy (CMOP).

Prior to taking over as the Executive Director, he performed duties as the Director of Contracting for Network Contracting Office 10, supporting the Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 10 (VA Healthcare System of Indiana, Ohio and Michigan). During this time, he was responsible for the regional contracting consolidation of NCOs 10 and 11. In 2015, he was the Acting Executive Director of Contracting for Service Area Office (SAO) East, overseeing operational contracting actions for the entire East Coast. Mr. Spitzmiller is a retired Air Force Colonel, serving 27 years in 14 various contracting and acquisition positions to include an education sabbatical with Boeing, overseeing Government engine programs at General Electric in Cincinnati OH, a tour with the Inspector General’s Office, a Program Manager and culminating as the Director of Contracting for Air Mobility Command. Upon his retirement from the Air Force, he began his civilian service career with Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Indianapolis, IN & Washington, D.C. He transferred to the Veterans Health Administration in 2011.

He had an exceedingly successful Air Force career, leading two of the four units he commanded in being decorated with the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (Top 10 percent). Moreover, he received numerous personal awards and decorations, including the Legion of Merit and the Secretary of the Air Force Professionalism in Contracting Award. He maintains a Federal Acquisition Certification (FAC) Level III in Contracting and held FAC Level III in Program Management.

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