Amando Gavino

Director, Office of Information Technology Services, Information Technology Category (ITC), Federal Acquisition Service (FAS)

General Services Administration

Mr. Gavino is the Director of the Office of Information Technology Services, Information Technology Category (ITC), Federal Acquisition Service (FAS). The Federal Acquisition Service provides buying platforms and acquisition services to Federal, DoD, State and Local governments for a broad range of items from office supplies to motor vehicles to information technology and telecommunications products and services.

As the Director of Information Technology Services, Mr. Gavino is responsible for a portfolio of contracts that provide government agencies with a diverse set of information technology services valued at over $15 billion annually. These offerings include Alliant 2, 8(a) STARS II, VETS 2, ITC Schedule SINs 132-50, 51, 52, 56 and 20.

Before coming to GSA, Mr. Gavino worked in the field of IT and telecommunications as a member of the United States Air Force, retiring as a Colonel after twenty-seven years of service. He held numerous leadership positions as Communications Director, including Director of Command, Control, Communications and Computer (C4) Systems for the U.S. Air Force’s Central Command (USAFCENT) and the Combined Air and Space Operations Center (CAOC), where he was responsible for all deployed Air Force communications systems and information technologies in the USAFCENT theater of operations. He also served as Vice Wing Commander, 689th Combat Communications Wing, Director of Communications and Information at the Thirteenth Air Force. In his last position, Mr. Gavino served as the Director of Communications and Chief Information Officer for the Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (AF ISR) Agency.

Mr. Gavino holds both a B.S. as well as an M.S. degree in Computer Science.