Deputy Joint Program Executive Officer
Munitions Executive Summit
Appointed to the Senior Executive Service in 2018, Mr. Andrew J. DiMarco serves as the Deputy Joint Program Executive Officer for Armaments and Ammunition. In this role, he provides executive leadership to efforts developing and procuring leap-ahead munitions that increase the joint Warfighter's combat power. He served previously as the acting Deputy Program Executive Officer for Combat Support and Combat Service Support, where he supported the leadership and management of a broad portfolio of transportation and sustainment programs. Mr. DiMarco entered Army civilian service in 2014 as the Project Director for Main Battle Tank Systems within Program Executive Office Ground Combat Systems.
Mr. DiMarco retired after 31 years of U.S. Army service in 2014 at the rank of Colonel. During his military career, his assignments included a variety of engineer positions from company through brigade. In addition, Mr. DiMarco held numerous acquisition positions including Product Manager, Reconnaissance and Surveillance and Command and Control Vehicles; Deputy Project Manager for Survivability for the family of Manned Ground Vehicles; Special Projects Officer for PEO Integration; and Project Manager for the Ground Combat Vehicle program.
Mr. DiMarco’s military education includes the Senior Service College Fellowship, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and the Engineer Officers’ Basic and Advanced Courses. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in environmental design from the State University of New York at Buffalo, a Master of Science in global leadership and management from Lawrence Technological University, and a Master of Science in acquisition management from the Naval Post Graduate School. A member of the Army Acquisition Corps, Mr. DiMarco is Level III certified in program management.
His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation Medal with four oak leaf clusters and v-device, Superior Civilian Service Award, Commander’s Award for Civilian Service (2), Southwest Asia Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters, Kuwaiti Kuwait Liberation Medal, Saudi Arabia Kuwait Liberation Medal, and the Army Staff Identification Badge.
He and his wife Elizabeth have one daughter, Rachel.