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Farewell to Mr. Dawson Shepherd

By Communications Division, PEO EIS

A fond farewell to Mr. Dawson Shepherd, management analyst from the Army Budget Office, who recently completed a 90 day developmental assignment at PEO EIS' Program Management Division. PEO EIS is proud to support the Army Intern program, and to help develop our future leaders in the acquisition community.

Dawson teamed up with the PMD program analysts group to gain experience from the acquisition financial community. He was a valuable team player and contributed to the efficiency of the organization in his time at PEO EIS.

Thanks for your support, Dawson!

Posted April 17, 2015

CHESS ITES-2S ordering period extended

By Joanna Corcoran

The ordering period for the Computer Hardware, Enterprise Software and Solutions (CHESS) Information Technology Enterprise Solutions (ITES)–2S contracts has been extended by 36 months. The extension provides for ordering from April 14, 2015 until April 13, 2018. Ceiling labor rates for fixed price and time and materials-type task orders are held at the ordering period year 9 ceiling rates for the duration of the extension. The updated ordering guide reflecting these changes is in process. Please check the CHESS IT e-mart regularly for updates at

Posted April 07, 2015

COL Mollie Pearson Promoted

By Ellyn Kocher, Communications Division, PEO EIS

Photo credit: Sam Soleimanifar

Mollie Pearson, Product Manager (PdM) for Power Projection Enablers (P2E), was promoted to the rank of Colonel, United States Army, in a ceremony led by Mr. Douglas K. Wiltsie, United States Army Program Executive Officer Enterprise Information Systems, March 27 at the Fort Belvoir Officer’s Club, Fort Belvoir, Va.

COL Pearson’s rank insignia was pinned by her family, and she was presented a Certificate of Promotion by Mr. Wiltsie. In addition to her husband, Clint, and her three children, COL Pearson’s mother, uncle and brother-in-law attended the ceremony, along with many friends and colleagues from throughout her distinguished career.

COL Pearson has over 21 years of Army service, and has been an Acquisition Corps member since 2002. She joined the PEO EIS team in 2008, at the PdM Army Enterprise Systems Integration Program (now PM AESIP), and from there served as the Manufacturing Execution System Product Director, before being selected as the PdM P2E. P2E is one of PEO EIS’ most complex and diverse portfolios, scattered across 16 time zones. COL Pearson leads a global team of over 140 people stationed at Fort Belvoir, Germany, Kuwait, Korea, and Hawaii. P2E is responsible for managing the cost, schedule, and performance of installation and modernization of information technology for Soldiers and customers outside the Continental United States (OCONUS).

COL Pearson’s recent awards and recognitions include the 2015 Federal 100 Award and selection as one of the top 25 Acquisition Officers (“25 for 25”) in the Army for the Acquisition Support Command’s (ASC) Army Acquisition Corps’ 25th anniversary. She was also nominated for the 2014 Secretary of the Army’s Award for Project and Product Manager of the Year. COL Pearson was selected to attend the Army Senior Service College for 2015-2016, in addition to her selection to 06-level Acquisition Commander.

“Mollie, thank you for your hard work and sacrifice, and thanks to your family as well, for loaning us your talents and leadership,” Mr. Wiltsie remarked at the ceremony Friday. “Your achievements at P2E are truly a testament to your leadership and to the commitment of the entire P2E team, and I know you will continue to deliver.”

Congratulations on your promotion, COL Pearson!

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Posted April 01, 2015