ARLINGTON, VA / April 21, 2004 / PRICE Systems, the world leader in Program Affordability Management solutions for the global Federal market, congratulates its client, Army Colonel Jacob Haynes, the Department of Defense's Standard Procurement System (SPS) Program Manager, for winning the Government Management Leadership Award.
"We congratulate Col. Haynes, who serves as an inspiration for his leadership, experience and dedication, " said Anthony DeMarco, president of PRICE Systems. "We at PRICE stand proud to be a part of the SPS Program that is transforming the way the DoD does business."
The GCN Management Leadership Awards program is designed to recognize government career workers whose exemplary record of performance and leadership has inspired others to high performance and resulted in extraordinary delivery on mission. PostNewsweek Tech Media is the award's sponsor, and announced the winner in the April 19th issue of Government Computer News.
In his 24 years of active military service, Army Colonel Jacob Haynes has established a significant track record of leadership and achievement, and most recently has exhibited exceptional program management skills by taking the helm of the Standard Procurement System (SPS) effort, leading his team in a significant program turnaround.
"I'm honored to receive such prestigious recognition, but I must give the lion's share of the credit to the outstanding members of the SPS team and to other professionals with whom I've had the good fortune to work throughout my career," said Haynes. "It's extremely rewarding to know that SPS is making a difference in the Global War on Terror. This award really is a testament to the United States Army and the opportunities it provides for lifetime career achievement." SPS is supporting American Warfighters worldwide, most recently in contingencies in Iraq and Afghanistan. In Iraq, Soldiers are using the mobile version of SPS called the Battle Ready Contingency Contracting System (BRCCS).