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Joe Poniatowski, Vice President of Vectrus

Joe Poniatowski

Vice President


Joe Poniatowski, Vice President of Vectrus

Joe Poniatowski is a seasoned federal acquisition expert currently serving as the vice president of Vectrus, a defense contractor specializing in base operations support.

Poniatowski joined Vectrus in November 2020. Before that, he worked for Fluor Corporation and the departments of Energy and Defense, according to his LinkedIn profile.

During his nearly 11-year career at Fluor, he had taken on director-level roles focused on prime contract management. He served as the lead government contract manager for the company’s logistics civil augmentation program, Paducah/Portsmouth deactivation project, Savannah River site management and operations contract, and environmental and nuclear portfolio.

He is also a former DOE employee. As the agency’s lead contracting officer for more than two years, Poniatowski led a five-member team and administered contracts for analytical laboratory support and nuclear site reservation.

In addition, he was appointed as DOE’s procurement director. In that role, he supervised the agency’s procurement office, managing contract activities exceeding $1 billion and a 15-member staff.

He started his career with the DOD, serving in multiple Air Force civil service positions. One of his responsibilities was managing contracting staff tasked with source selection.

Poniatowski graduated from Regis University with a business administration and management degree. He also attended the American Graduate University, where he earned his master’s degree in acquisition management.

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