Acting Executive Director, Strategic Programs Office Department of Homeland Security
Jaclyn Rubino is the Director of the Department of Homeland
Security (DHS) Strategic Sourcing Program Office (SSPO) within the Office of
the Chief Procurement Officer (OCPO) where she oversees a portfolio of over 80
DHS-wide contract vehicles valued at more than $60 billion. She has several years of experience in
Federal procurement and acquisition-related fields where she has worked on a
wide variety of large-scale DHS-wide and Federal-wide procurements. Ms. Rubino
is an active participant in the Federal-wide Category Management Leadership
Council where she lends her expertise in sourcing strategies and category
management. In February 2016, Ms. Rubino was named as the Government-wide
Security and Protection Category Manager where she leads a cross-Agency
Category Team and is responsible for developing and implementing
government-wide strategies that align with established category management
principles and methodologies. Prior to her Federal Career, Ms. Rubino served as
a Principal with E3 Federal Solutions for several years during which time she
consulted on DHS procurements.
Ms. Rubino possesses an extensive background working with
applied business and analytical disciplines supporting management operations
for Private Industry as well as State and Federal Government. Her expertise
includes program and project management, strategic sourcing, category
management, and the formulation of acquisition and procurement strategies for
an extensive range of commodities.
Ms. Rubino holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration
from the George Washington University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business
Management with a concentration in Political Science from Roger Williams
University. Ms. Rubino was a co-author of an article published in the Fall 2005
Journal of Organizational Ethics: Healthcare, Business and Policy. She has
received numerous awards for her professional efforts while at DHS including:
the Federal 100 in 2017; the DHS Management Directorate Partner of the Year
Award in 2014; the DHS Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization
Cooperation Award in 2014; and the Multiple-Award in Government and Industry
Conference (MAGIC) Small Business Engagement Award in 2013.
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