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Meet the President

Jaclyn Rubino serves as the Executive Director of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Strategic Programs Division (SPD) within the Office of the Chief Procurement Officer (OCPO) where she oversees the Department’s Category Management and Industry Engagement efforts. Ms. Rubino is a recognized leader in Category Management across the Government where she is widely sought after for her strategies and accomplishments in driving more efficient buying behaviors. In February 2016, Ms. Rubino was named by the Office of Management and Budget as the first Government-wide Security and Protection Category Manager responsible for developing and implementing government-wide strategies that align with established category management principles and methodologies.

Ms. Rubino previously served in numerous positions at DHS, most recently serving as the Director of the Strategic Sourcing Program Office. Prior to her Federal Career, Ms. Rubino served as a Principal with E3 Federal Solutions for several years, during which time she consulted on DHS procurements.,

Ms. Rubino holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the George Washington University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management with a concentration in Political Science from Roger Williams University. Ms. Rubino was co-author of an article published in the Fall 2005 Journal of Organizational Ethics: Healthcare, Business and Policy. She has received numerous awards for her professional efforts while at DHS, including the Federal 100, DHS Management Directorate Partner of the Year Award, and the Multiple-Award in Government and Industry Conference (MAGIC) Small Business Engagement Award.