Kathy Colomo, Federal Acquisition Service, Acting Regional Commissioner
Kathy started her public service career in 1977 with the Corps of Engineers in Fort Worth, Texas. She was selected for a job with General Services Administration in 1980 and has been with the agency for 32 years. She was a contracting officer in the Federal Supply Service (FSS) and worked on the Multiple Award Schedules and stock contracts until 1989 when she was selected for a Contract Specialist position with the Federal Technology Service (FTS). While in FTS, Kathy served as the Branch Chief for the Telecommunications Contracts Branch, Team Lead for the Louisiana and South Texas Customer Service Team, and later as the Director/Program Manager of the IT Government Wide Acquisition Contract Center. Kathy returned to FSS with the transfer of the IT Government Wide Acquisition Contract Center. When the IT GWAC Center and General Products Acquisition Center merged into the Greater Southwest Acquisition Center, Kathy became the Director of the new Center. Currently, Kathy is the Deputy Regional Commissioner and Acting Regional Commissioner for FAS in the Greater Southwest Region.
Kathy has over 25 years experience in Government contracting and 20 years experience in management and leadership. She has served as the Competition Advocate and Regional Acquisition Executive for eight years. Kathy holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management from the University of Phoenix and is a 2007 graduate of the Federal Executive Institute, Leadership for a Democratic Society.
She is a native Texan and lives in Burleson, Texas, with her husband, Russ and daughter, Courtney. Outside of GSA, Kathy is active in her church and community. She also enjoys family activities, exercise, reading, and attending her daughter's sporting events.