Project Manager, Installation Information Infrastructure Communications and Capabilities (I3C2): Mr. Mike Padden
Mr. Mike Padden was appointed Project Manager, Installation In-formation Infrastructure Communications and Capabilities (I3C2) in June 2014.
Prior to his selection as the Project Manager, Mr. Padden’s prior assignments include: Acting Deputy and Executive Director for the Acquisition of Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology); Director, Services Portfolio Coordination Project Manager, Central Select List (CSL) for Mobile Electric Power; Assistant Program Executive Officer for Operations and Chief of Staff for the Army Program Executive Of-fice, Aviation; Business Manager for the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Systems Project Office; Chief of the Acquisition and Production Management Division for the Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Systems Project Office; in the Abrams Tank System Project Office, Light Combat Vehicles Project Office, and the Commercial Construction Equipment Program Office.
Mr. Padden’s awards and recognitions include: the Superior Civilian Service Award; the Achievement Medal for Civilian Service; the Commander’s Award for Civilian Service; the ICAF Commandant’s Award for Excellence in Research and Writing; the MG Antonelli Award for ICAF Industry Study Excellence; and the Department of Defense David Packard Excellence in Acquisition Award. Mr. Padden is also the recipient of the Department of the Army Decora-tion for Exceptional Civilian Service which is the highest award that may be bestowed by the Secretary of the Army to Army civilian employees.
Mr. Padden holds a Master of Science degree in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces (ICAF); a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Wayne State University (Detroit, MI); and, a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technol-ogy from Eastern Michigan University. He has completed the program on Leadership for Senior Executives at Harvard University and is a graduate of the Defense Acquisition University’s Sen-ior Acquisition Course and Executive Program Manager’s Course. He is also a graduate of the Defense Systems Management College’s Advanced Program Management Course and Army’s Competitive Development Group Program.