Mary Ruwwe, FAS Regional Commissioner
Mary Ruwwe serves as regional commissioner of the Heartland's Federal Acquisition Service. She leads a workforce of 270 employees responsible for delivering comprehensive products and services across government at the best value possible.
Ruwwe began her career in GSA's Public Buildings Service as an intern and became the regional commissioner of that service in 2004. As a senior executive, she has been responsible for all planning and operations in the region -- covering 23 million square feet of real estate portfolio with a $100 million capital program, $40 million reimbursable services program, $110 million operating budget and more than $326 million in annual revenue.
As regional commissioner, Ruwwe is focused on dramatically improving associate engagement. While in PBS, she helped the region achieve the highest engagement scores in the nation by advancing a regional culture where associates feel valued; have the knowledge, skills and abilities to achieve professional and organizational success; and, promoting continuous improvement of business processes.
Ruwwe has two bachelor's degrees in science - business administration and secondary education - from Peru State College in Peru, Nebraska. She holds a master's degree in business administration from Webster University in Kansas City, Missouri.