Business Information Technology Solutions Inc. – New Hire – Ed Mays – DoD Account Manager
October 2013 – Alexandria VA
Mr. Edward Mays, Colonel, United States Marine Corps, retired, is a welcomed addition to BITS team. Ed will be challenged to expand the BITS presence in the DoD market segment. Ed will concentrate on sustaining our present DoD business, focus on emerging opportunities, and place an emphasis on growing new Marine Corps, Navy and Army business.
Ed served nearly 30 years in the U.S. Marine Corps. He spent much of his career in Command, Acquisition Program Management, Logistics, Software Development, Information Technology, Acquisition Education, Planning, Programming, and Budget and Execution. He served as Program Objective Memorandum (POM) Officer at the Marine Corps Combat Development Command, building the foundation of the POM process in use today. He was the first project officer for Asset tracking and Logistics for Supply System (ATLASS). ATLASS was an essential logistics system in the Marine Corps for over 20 years. He moved on to serve as an Assistant Program Manager and Marine Corps Liaison Officer to several programs in the U.S. Army’s Program Executive Office for Intelligence Electronics Warfare & Sensors (IEW&S) and the U.S. Army’s Program Executive Office for Command, Control, and Communications-Tactical (PEO C3T). Ed later became the Quarter Master and Logistics Officer at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C. He led and facilitated the modernization of the historic structure. Additionally, he led the planning and design for the new Marine Barracks Annex and Band Support Facility. As an Acquisition Professor (DAU) in Program Management, he led a team to Kabul, where he taught acquisition to the Afghan National Army Acquisition Agency. Serving as the Operations Assessment Officer for Multinational Forces – West (MNF-W), Al Anbar, Iraq, he played a substantive role in the return of Anbar Province to the government of Iraq. He later became the Director for Product Group-10, executing almost $1 billion annually procuring enterprise services, software and hardware for Marine Corps Programs and Marine Corps Enterprise Network (MCEN). Early in 2012, he accepted his most recent military position as the Assistant Commander, Acquisition Logistics and Product Support, at Marine Corps Systems Command. Ed began his military career on the yellow footprints at Paris Island.