Elizabeth McGrath

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mcgrathElizabeth McGrath is the Department of Defense assistant deputy chief management officer and the department’s performance improvement officer. Her responsibilities entail leading efforts to better synchronize, integrate and coordinate DoD business operations, as well as advise the secretary and deputy secretary of defense on issues relating to management and the improvement of business operations.

Prior to her current position, McGrath served as principal deputy under secretary of defense for business transformation, and before that role, she was deputy director for Systems Integration, Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS).

Before joining DFAS, McGrath held various program-management roles, which culminated in Program Executive Office (PEO) level oversight responsibility.  She also served as the business and acquisition manager on an international program with the United Kingdom and held other financial, acquisition and program-management positions within the U.S. Department of the Navy.

McGrath has a bachelor’s degree in economics from George Mason University and she is a graduate of the Federal Executive Institute (FEI). She is certified Acquisition Level III in Program Management, Financial Management and Logistics, and a member of the DoD Acquisition Professional Community.

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