John Michel provides acquisition workforce and commercial services management (formerly competitive sourcing) support to federal agencies. He performs functional analyses and develops methods for tracking and reporting on cost savings/efficiencies gained as results of business process re-engineering efforts.
Prior to joining Jefferson, Mr. Michel served as the Department of Defense's (DoD's) Director of Defense Acquisition Workforce for data management, where he was responsible for ensuring that the workforce data were both sound and reliable. He also provided extensive technical and analytical support to Senior Executive Service level personnel in the Offices of Acquisition Reform and Acquisition Excellence throughout the mid-to-late 1990s. From 1986-1993, Mr. Michel served as a program analyst for DoD's Defense Technology Analysis Office, where he performed programmatic and financial analyses of the nearly 200 program elements comprising the Science and Technology Program. Previously, he was a management analyst for DoD's Technical Information Center. During Mr. Michel's 40 years of federal government career service, he received three superior performance awards.
He is a member of the Defense Acquisition Corps and is certified at Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level II in Information Technology. Upon his retirement from the federal government, Mr. Michel was awarded the Office of the Secretary of Defense Award for Excellence.
Mr. Michel received a bachelor's degree from George Mason College in business and public administration. He is pursuing an MBA from The George Washington University.