Senior Acquisition Executive
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Ms. Margaret V. Augustine was appointed the CIA's Procurement Executive in September 2017. In this capacity, she is responsible for overseeing the Agency's acquisitions workforce, policies, and execution. She joined the CIA in 1983 as a Procurement Officer. Since then she has held a variety of acquisitions positions of increasing responsibility to include serving as a Contracting Officer in the areas of Communications, Analysis and Research and Development where she was responsible for executing a myriad of major programs. Ms. Augustine previously oversaw the Agency's newly-formed CIO IT Acquisition Strategy function - a position that was created for the purpose of implementing innovative acquisition strategies for the CIA's information technology activities. She has also served on the Agency's Chief Operating Officer's Staff where she worked on numerous Agency policy issues and responded to Inspector General and Congressional inquiries on behalf of Agency senior management. Prior to becoming the CIA's Procurement Executive, Ms. Augustine served at the NRO responsible for multiple enterprise-level business operations providing services to NRO customers worldwide.Ms. Augustine graduated from George Mason University, with a B.S. in Business Administration, and received her MBA from American University. She is a member of the National Contract Management Association, and performs various external volunteer activities.