Samuel Navarro is the Director of the Customer Strategic Solutions Division (CSSD) within the Office of Information Technology Category (ITC) in GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service (FAS). The Federal Acquisition Service provides buying platforms and acquisition services to Federal, 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 an organization within FAS, ITC provides access to a wide range of commercial and custom IT products, services, and solutions.
Mr. Navarro is responsible for planning and implementing customer development strategies for ITC including Government-Wide Acquisition Contracts (GWAC) and business lines in the ITC portfolio.
Previously, Mr. Navarro served as Program Manager for GSA’s Enterprise Mobility Services Program. Joining GSA in the fall of 2014, he has held several positions in the agency as a Contract Modifications Manager, and Contracting Officer Representative for the third-largest network and telecommunications contract in the agency. He also held the position of Federal Agency Manager assisting agencies in modernizing their network infrastructure across the United States.
Prior to joining GSA, he proudly served his country in the United States Army for seven years in the field of information technology. During his time in the military, Samuel served in Operation Iraqi Freedom and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for exceptional action while in combat. Samuel graduated from the University of Maryland University College with a bachelor’s degree in Cyber Security and a Master’s Degree in Cyber Security Policy and Management. His passion is to invest in the future leaders of government via professional development programs and be a catalyst for positive change within the federal government Information Technology space.