Alan B. Thomas, Jr.
Chief Operating Officer
Prior to joining IntelliBridge, Alan Thomas served as Commissioner of the U.S. General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service from June 2017 to October 2019. In this position he led 3,500 acquisition and technology professionals in the delivery of more than $60 billion in products, services, and solutions to save taxpayer dollars and enable federal agencies to accomplish their missions as efficiently as possible. He also served on two government-wide boards created in legislation: the Technology Modernization Fund and the Federal Acquisition Security Council.
Prior to his role at GSA, Thomas held positions in both industry and government, including Chief Operating Officer at Berico Technologies and Vice President at Data Networks Corporation. He also served in a number of roles within the federal government, including as a program manager for a portfolio of special access programs, a member of the Task Force to Improve Business and Stability Operations in Iraq, and a Presidential Management Fellow on both the Army staff and in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, where he earned the Secretary of Defense Award for Excellence and the Vice President’s Hammer Award for innovation in public service.
His earlier work in the private sector includes sales and delivery roles at Compusearch Software Systems (now Unison), FreeMarkets (now SAP), and Booz Allen Hamilton.
Thomas holds a Master of Business Administration from Carnegie Mellon University, a Master of Public Affairs from the University of Texas’ LBJ School, and a Bachelor of Arts in History from Grinnell College.