Craig A. Spisak
Director, U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center and Director, Acquisition Career Management
Mr. Craig A. Spisak, Director, U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center (USAASC), also serves as the Director, Acquisition Career Management (DACM). Mr. Spisak has served as the Director of USAASC since June 2005. USAASC is a Direct Reporting Unit responsible for providing oversight of the Army Acquisition Corps (AAC) and the Army Acquisition Workforce and provides support to the program executive offices in the areas of human resources, resource management, program structure, and acquisition information management. Under his leadership, his staff develops policies and programs to provide career development support to the Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW).
The USAASC reports directly to the assistant secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology) (ASA(ALT)) and Army acquisition executive. This is done under the management guidance of the military deputy to the ASA(ALT) who serves as the Director, Army Acquisition Corps. USAASC provides these senior acquisition leaders and their staff with analysis, guidance, policy, support and services regarding acquisition issues and initiatives.
Mr. Spisak joined the organization as the USAASC Deputy Director in June 2002 after completing Senior Service College at the National Defense University (NDU). He has held various positions serving the U.S. Army for over 30 years. Prior to studies at NDU, he was the deputy director of the Army’s Acquisition Career Management Office, where he served in various positions in proponency, future planning and force structures.
Mr. Spisak joined the Department of the Army staff at the Pentagon in 1997 to serve in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (OASA) for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (formerly OASA Research, Development and Acquisition). Mr. Spisak’ s other notable Army assignments include various engineering positions and associated responsibilities in the DoD Project Management Office for Mobile Electric Power and at the Belvoir Research, Development and Engineering Center.
Mr. Spisak graduated with honors from The George Washington University where he earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. He also holds M.S. degrees in information science and systems management from the University of Southern California and in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces (ICAF), now designated the Eisenhower School at the National Defense University. He is a Competitive Development Group program graduate and has completed the Advanced Program Manager’s Course at Defense Acquisition University, the Senior Acquisition Course from ICAF, and the Leadership in a Democratic Society course at the Federal Executive Institute.
He is a member of the AAC and is Level III certified in program management and engineering. He is also Level II certified in test and evaluation, and production, quality and manufacturing. Mr. Spisak is a member of Tau Beta Pi (the National Engineering Honor Society), Pi Tau Sigma (Mechanical Engineering Honor Society) and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Colonel Lee MacGregor
Deputy Director, U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center
Colonel Lee MacGregor has served as the Deputy Director of the U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center (USAASC) since July 2014. USAASC is a Direct Reporting Unit responsible for providing oversight of the Army Acquisition Corps (AAC) and the Army Acquisition Workforce, providing support to the program executive offices in the areas of human resources, resource management (manpower and budget), program structure, and acquisition information management. The USAASC reports directly to the assistant secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology) (ASA(ALT)) and Army acquisition executive, as well as the military deputy to the ASA(ALT).
Colonel MacGregor graduated and received his commission from the Virginia Military Institute in 1992 as a military intelligence officer detailed to the Infantry. He started his career as a platoon leader, scout platoon leader and executive officer for the 4th Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; and for the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment at Fort Benning, Georgia. He also served in a variety of leadership positions in the 10th Mountain Division (Light) at Fort Drum, New York including the S-2 (Intelligence) for 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment; the S-4 (Logistics) followed by company commander for 110th Military Intelligence Battalion; and as the G-2 (Intelligence) Plans Officer for Headquarters, 10th Mountain Division (Light). Colonel MacGregor joined the AAC in 2000 serving as a contingency contracting officer for U.S. Army Signal Command at Fort Huachuca, Arizona. As an acquisition officer, he has held several leadership positions including the chief of contracting for the Flight Concepts Division at Fort Eustis, Virginia; the chief of operations for Sustainment Division at the Army Capabilities Integration Center at Fort Monroe, Virginia; and as the commander of Army Contracting Command-Qatar. His operational deployments include Operation Joint Forge, Bosnia- Herzegovina; Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan; and Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq.
Colonel MacGregor is a Distinguished Military Graduate of Virginia Military Institute receiving a B.A. in economics and business. He also holds a MBA with a concentration in acquisition and program management from the Naval Postgraduate School. His military education includes graduating from the Infantry Officer Basic Course; Military Intelligence Officer Advanced Course; the Combined Army and Services Staff School; Pre-Command Course; Command and General Staff College; Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Course; Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape Course; and the Jungle Operations Training Course.
Colonel MacGregor’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal; Defense Meritorious Service Medal; Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters; Joint Commendation Medal; Army Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters; Army Achievement Medal; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; NATO Medal; Afghanistan Campaign Medal; Iraq Campaign Medal; Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Ranger Tab; Expert Infantryman Badge; Air Assault Badge; Parachutist Badge; Canadian Parachutist Badge; and German Armed Forces Badge (Gold).
Colonel MacGregor is also a member of the AAC and is Level III certified in Contracting.