Deputy Associate Administrator for Mission Support Transformation,
Mission Support Directorate
In February 2020, Mary Davie was appointed the Deputy Associate Administrator for Mission Support Transformation for NASA’s Mission Support Directorate (MSD). In her role she leads transformation efforts across NASA’s mission enabling services, through the development and execution of an ongoing transformation processes and support services that continues to meet customers' evolving needs. She also seves as the Program Executive of the Mission Support Future Architecture Program or MAP.
Previously, Ms. Davie served as the Director of the GSA Program Management Office for Human Capital Shared Services and the Deputy Commissioner of GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) responsible for regional operations contributing to the delivery of more than $50 billion in products, services, and solutions used by federal, state and local agencies.
From 2011 -2017 Davie served as the Assistant Commissioner (AC) of GSA’s Office of Information Technology Category (ITC) in FAS. FAS provides buying platforms and acquisition services to federal, state, and local governments for a broad range of items ranging from office supplies and motor vehicles to information technology products and services. Within FAS, ITC offers agencies access to a wide range of commercial and custom IT products, services and solutions.
During her tenure with ITC, Davie led a highly skilled workforce that manages more than $25 billion in federal, state, and local purchases of IT and telecommunications products, services and solutions critical to defense and civilian agencies’ success. Under her leadership, ITC transformed into an organization providing expertise and solutions in IT hardware, software, services, telecommunications, cybersecurity and shared services. ITC has helped agencies meet mandates of the Cloud First Policy, the 25 Point Implementation Plan to Reform Federal IT Management, the Cyber Security National Action Plan and Cyber Implementation Plan, Data Center Optimization, FITARA, Category Management, and Strategic Sourcing.
Davie served as FAS Acting Commissioner from August 2012 - February 2013. In this capacity, she set strategic direction and led the delivery of more than $50 billion of products, services and solutions designed to save taxpayer dollars while helping agencies more efficiently achieve their missions.
In 2006, Davie was Assistant Commissioner for FAS’ Assisted Acquisition Services, which provides customized acquisition, project and financial management services for large or complex IT and professional services solutions. In 2009, she launched the BetterBuy Project, one of the first attempts to use social media to gain the public’s ideas on how to make the federal acquisition process more open, collaborative, and transparent.
During her 30-year career, Davie has held numerous leadership positions in the IT community. A major contributor and supporter of the American Council for Technology, she served as its president from June 2011 to May 2012. In 2004, GSA and the Office of Federal Procurement Policy selected Davie to co-lead the Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative with the Department of Treasury, where she led 23 federal agencies in developing government-wide acquisition strategies for commonly purchased goods and services.
Winner of the Presidential Rank Meritorious Executive Award, her other honors include the 2016 Federal Computer Week (FCW) Government Eagle Award for her contributions to federal IT. She is also a multi-year winner of FCW’s Fed 100 Award. In 2016, FedScoop named Davie one of D.C.’s Top 50 Women in Technology, awarding her their FedScoop Federal Leadership Award. Mary is also a Fellow with the National Academy of Public Administration.
Mary has a Master of Business Administration with a focus in technology management from University of Phoenix and two Bachelor of Science degrees in business finance and business management from Virginia Tech.