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Project Director, HR Solutions: Mr. Brent Thomas

Mr. Brent Thomas

Mr. Thomas was appointed Project Director of HR Solutions on July 18, 2011.  HR Solutions is a $4.24 billion program that provides centralized acquisition management and support services to Army and Department of Defense customers world-wide.

Mr. Thomas has over 15 years of Acquisition Management experience as an Army Officer and DOD Civilian with assignments ranging from ACAT 1 vehicle programs to managing Joint Advanced Concept and Technology Demonstration projects.   Previous acquisition assignments include; Senior Acquisition Officer at Fort Knox managing the material capability requirements for Platform Battle Command and Combat Identification systems, Department of the Army Systems Coordinator for Army Special Programs, Product Manager for the Rapid Equipping Force, Product Manager for two Joint Advanced Concept Technology Projects, and Assistant Program Manager for the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles. He also completed a tour with Training with Industry at General Motors Corporation.

Mr. Thomas’ military awards include Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters, Army Achievement Medal with three oak leaf clusters, Army Superior Unit Award with oak leaf cluster, National Defense Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Government War on Terrorism Expeditionary and Service Medals, and Airborne Badge.

Mr. Thomas graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in Agriculture Business in 1988 where he also received a Reserve Officer Training Course commission as a second Lieutenant in the Ordnance Corps.  He earned a Masters Degree in Material Acquisition Management from Florida Institute of Technology in 2001 and graduated from the Command and General Staff College in 2002.  Mr. Thomas also graduated from the Ordnance Officer Basic Course in 1989 and the Ordinance Officer Advanced Course in 1992.

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