PEO EIS Programs

COL Kevin P. Stoddard
Chief of Staff

COL Kevin P. Stoddard

Colonel Kevin P. Stoddard is Chief of Staff for the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS). Assigned to this role in October 2016, COL Stoddard has a broad range of executive leadership responsibilities involving life cycle development, acquisition, testing, product improvement, fielding and sustainment of PEO EIS capabilities.

Prior to his role at PEO EIS, COL Stoddard served as the Director of Contracting for the Deputy Secretary of the Army (Procurement), where he was responsible for leading eight senior procurement management directorates providing oversight, policy and program execution for the Army contracting enterprise, consisting of over 6,000 personnel, $70 billion in annual obligations and supporting all Army mission areas, including weapons systems procurement, services, installation and global expeditionary operations. Prior to that, he was the Deputy Director of Contracting and the Command Principal Assistant Responsible for Contracting, United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). He provided principal contracting advice to the Chief of Engineers, senior executives and congressional staffers on major contracts and led over 1,500 contracting professionals supporting four major engineering centers and nine engineer divisions comprised of 42 engineering districts worldwide. During his tenure, USACE executed approximately 75,000 contracting actions with obligation of approximately $17 billion.

From 2013-2014, he was the Director for Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) Sustainment and Acquisition, where he planned, advised and implemented contracting and logistics programs to build enduring ANSF self-sustainment. COL Stoddard served as the primary advisor to the coalition commands and partner organizations on Afghan contracting, which included advising the International Security Assistance Force Command (ISAF), ISAF Joint Command (IJC), Department of State, World Bank, Service Project Offices and Office of the Secretary of Defense’s (OSD) Senior Integration Groups.

From 2010-2013, COL Stoddard was the Director at Defense Contracting Management Agency (DCMA) Springfield and was also DCMA’s Lead Platform Commander responsible for contract administration oversight for all Department of Defense conventional munitions produced within commercial activities. From 2008-2010, he served at the Defense Logistics Agency as Director for Contracting Integration & Operations, Clothing and Textiles Supply Chain. From 2004-2006, he was the Product Manager for Crew Served Weapons at PEO Soldier. Other assignments include the Special Armament and Technology Manager for the U.S. Special Operations Command; Deputy Commander for the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center; Assistant Project Manager for Multiple Launch Rocket System and Guided Missiles program; Executive Officer to the PEO Missiles and Space; and Assistant Product Manager for Close Combat Anti-Armor Weapon Systems. Prior to joining the Army Acquisition Corps in 1997, he was the S-4, 793rd Military Police Battalion supporting expeditionary U.S. Forces into Bosnia and Commander 501st Military Police Company (Divisional), 1st Armor Division. He started his military career assigned to the 1st Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

COL Stoddard holds a master’s degree in acquisition and procurement and a master’s degree in strategic studies. He is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and the U.S. Army War College. He deployed to Operation Just Cause, Panama; Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Iraq; Operation Joint Endeavor, Bosnia; Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan; and Operations in Iraq. He has been awarded the Combat Infantryman’s Badge, Expert Infantryman’s Badge, Senior Jump Master’s Parachutist Badge with Bronze Combat Star, Legion of Merit, Defense Superior Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medals – Army, the Army Commendation Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, the NATO Service Medal and various campaign medals.

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