Dr. Leslie Sofocleous (suh-FOH’-clee-us)has over 25 years of military, industry and federal acquisition
experience, including successful delivery of capabilities for both commercial and government agencies. She has led efforts to align industrial control systems under disciplined acquisition, cybersecurity management and streamlined acquisition processes, with a focus on application rationalization, expedited capability delivery and cost/benefit trade-offs.
Dr. Sofocleous joined VA in February 2022 after leaving DOD where she served as the Portfolio Manager for Enterprise Capabilities for the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Information Operations Program Executive Office. There, she was responsible for managing interdisciplinary teams of government and contractor personnel developing acquisition strategies to expedite capability deliveries associated with multiple program offices. Her portfolio included the delivery of capabilities such as Robotics Process Automation, DevSecOps, Single Sign-On and Operational Technology and information technology (IT) solutions to support fuel management, collaboration, and installation and facility management.
Prior to DLA, Dr. Sofocleous served as Product Director for Army Human Resources Systems for the Army Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems. In this role, she established and defined the technical and acquisition direction for delivered capabilities and served as an advisor to the Army’s program executive officer for identifying and evaluating IT products, technologies and capabilities that support human resources management.
2022 – Present Executive Director Program Management Office, Electronic Health Records Modernization Integration Office, Washington, DC (Acting February – October 2022 before assuming the position)
2014 – 2022 Portfolio Manager, Enterprise Capabilities for the Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, VA
2010 – 2014 Product Director, Army Human Resources Systems, Army Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems, Alexandria, VA
2009 DAU Level III, Program Management,
2009 DAU Level III, Information Technology,
2007 Doctorate, Applied Management Decision Science, Walden University, Minneapolis, MN
2001 Master’s Management, concentration Information Systems, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy NY
1995 Bachelor’s Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA