Speaker Bios - GSA Procurement Forum


Jim Ghiloni
Jim Ghiloni is the Director of the OASIS Program Management Office.  OASIS, which stands for One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services, is GSA’s new acquisition solution that ensures that customer agencies can procure the complex, integrated professional services they need.  OASIS is a comprehensive, flexible, easy to use and efficient way to obtain the best value for complex, multi-disciplinary professional service solutions with a support IT component.
Previously, Mr. Ghiloni served as Director of Business Operations for the Assisted Acquisition Service (AAS) and, prior to that, as Deputy Office Director for the Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) Program.  He also acted as the Alliant Program Manager, responsible for overseeing the procurement of the Alliant and Alliant-Small Business GWACs.  Mr. Ghiloni began his government career at GSA, working in the FEDSIM organization, as a Senior Project Manager and later as the Group Manager for Navy and Marine Corps Programs. Mr. Ghiloni is a Certified Project Management Professional.  Prior to entering government service, Mr. Ghiloni worked as a senior network engineer in the private sector. He has a Bachelor's Degree from Wesleyan University and a Master's Degree from Indiana University.


Tamela “Tami” L. Riggs 
Tami serves as the Assistant Commissioner for the Office of Customer Accounts and Research in the General Services Administration’s (GSA), Federal Acquisition Service (FAS). In this role, which she has held since October 2010, she leads FAS’ research, outreach and account management programs. The Federal Acquisition Service currently delivers more than $50 billion of best-value products, services and solutions to federal customers, allowing them to effectively and efficiently achieve their missions. Through interactions with industry and customers, research and analysis of market trends and collaboration across GSA, the Office of Customer Accounts and Research works to continually strengthen service delivery and enhance solutions offerings. 
Prior to this position,she served as the Deputy Assistant Commissioner for the Office of Acquisition Management in GSA’s Public Buildings Service (PBS). With a focus on strengthening buying power across the organization, she established an Industry Relations Division targeting increased engagement. This organization was responsible for developing and monitoring business tools to support the industry community, managing outreach activities, and enabling PBS to apply business intelligence to the creation of national purchasing strategies. In addition, she reinvigorated support to the acquisition management community; providing policy and guidance on more than $3B in PBS acquisitions.