Arlington, Va. — William Greenwalt has joined AIA as Vice President of Acquisition Policy, bringing extensive procurement public policy experience in both the legislative and executive branches to the position.
“Bill has tremendous experience in both government and industry,” said AIA President and CEO Marion C. Blakey. “At a time when our industry is facing a major transition, Bill will be instrumental in helping us navigate some tough challenges.”
Greenwalt was previously Deputy Director for the Surveys and Investigations staff of the House Appropriations Committee. The Surveys and Investigations staff provides important bipartisan support for oversight activities as directed by the members and staff of the Appropriations Committee and its 12 subcommittees.
As the Director of Federal Acquisition Policy at Lockheed Martin Corporation from 2009 to 2011, Greenwalt was responsible for developing and implementing the corporation’s strategy with respect to government acquisition policy matters.
Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, Greenwalt served as the Deputy Undersecretary of Defense Industrial Policy. In this capacity, he was the principal advisor to the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics on all matters relating to the defense industrial base, responsible for ensuring and promoting competition and innovation in the industrial base.
Greenwalt also served as a professional staff member for the Senate Armed Services and Senate Governmental Affairs Committees from 1997 through 2006. He was responsible for initiatives to reform information management and acquisition practices, among which was enactment of the landmark Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996.
Greenwalt is a graduate of California State University, Long Beach and is pursuing a doctorate in public policy at the University of Maryland.