Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Acquisition Management, Office of Information Technology Category
U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)
Mr. Keith Nakasone is the new Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Acquisition Management, 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.
Acquisition Management provides oversight of strategy development, internal training for the acquisition workforce, and system support for executing ITC’s acquisition, some of the largest in government, such as Schedule 70, Governmentwide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs) and Telecommunications contracts such as Networx and the upcoming EIS. Additionally, the office establishes training and development
programs to ensure a trained, engaged, innovative, and forward-thinking acquisition workforce.
Mr. Nakasone started his civil service career in 1989 specializing in the field of Procurement with an emphasis in Telecommunications and IT Services, Hardware and Software. Prior to joining ITC, Mr. Nakasone served as Senior Procurement Executive at the FCC overseeing the Acquisitions and Procurements, Contracting Officer’s and Contracting Officer’s Representatives Certification Programs, as well as responsible for the Small Business goals for the agency.