Jim Piché serves as FEDSIM's Geographic Combatant Commands (GCC) Director. He has overall responsibility for leading a team of project managers and contracting officers in soliciting, evaluating, awarding, and administering a portfolio of complex IT and Professional Services acquisition projects for the Department of Defense Geographic Combatant Commands valued at over $7 Billion.
Jim's career spans over 25 years in major systems acquisitions and program management, including assignments with the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Army PEO EIS, Department of State, U.S. Mint, NAVSEA, and SPAWAR. Prior to his assignment as FEDSIM's GCC Director, Jim was FEDSIM's Homeland Sector Director, Most notably, leading the FEDSIM and DHS partnership for Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) as a means to acquire state-of-the-art cybersecurity tools and services for government networks.
Jim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.