Acting Program Executive Officer, Program Executive Office, Combat Support & Combat Service Support
2022 Tactical Wheeled Vehicles Conference
Mr. Andy DiMarco was appointed Deputy Program Executive Officer for the U.S. Army Program Executive Office, Combat Support & Combat Service Support in June 2019. In this role, he supports the Program Executive Officer in leading the development, integration, testing, acquisition, fielding, sustainment, and modernization of approximately 250 diverse equipment programs of record spanning the Army’s Transportation, Ordnance, Quartermaster and Engineer portfolios.
He was appointed to the Army’s Senior Executive Service in 2018, and returns to PEO CS&CSS after serving as Deputy Joint Program Executive Officer, Armaments and Ammunition, Picatinny Arsenal, N.J. since late 2018. Mr. DiMarco previously served as Acting Deputy PEO and Chief of Staff for PEO CS&CSS in 2018. Prior to that, he was the Project Director for Main Battle Tank Systems within Program Executive Office, Ground Combat Systems, where he led a diverse team of acquisition and engineering professionals overseeing the M1 Abrams Tank, M88 HERCULES, and Foreign Military Sales programs.
Mr. DiMarco retired after 31 years of service with the U.S. Army as a colonel in 2014. His assignments included a variety of Engineer positions from company through brigade including: Platoon Leader and Executive Officer, Bravo Company, 152nd Engineer Battalion (Combat), New York Army National Guard; Line and Support Platoon Leader, Charlie Company, 9th Engineer Battalion (Corps Combat Mechanized), Aschaffenburg, Germany; Executive Officer, 7th Engineer Brigade, Kornwestheim, Germany and South West Asia; Battalion Maintenance Officer and Company Commander, 62nd Engineer Battalion (Construction), Fort Hood, Texas.
Mr. DiMarco also served as an Assistant Professor of Military Science at Canisius College in Buffalo, N.Y., and has held numerous acquisition positions including: Assistant Deputy for Acquisition and Systems Management, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army(Acquisition, Logistics & Technology); Department of the Army System Coordinator – Bradley Fighting Vehicle System; Assistant Project Manager, Dry Support Bridge; 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 Program Executive Office, Integration, and as the Project Manager for the Ground Combat Vehicle program.
His military education includes the Defense Acquisition University Senior Service College Fellowship, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and the Engineer Officers’ Basic and Advanced Courses. He holds a B.A. in Environmental Design from the State University of New York at Buffalo, an M.S. in Global Leadership and Management from Lawrence Technological University, and an M.S. 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. Mr. DiMarco’s 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, Southwest Asia Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters, Kuwait Liberation Medal, Saudi Arabia Kuwait Liberation Medal, Army Staff Identification Badge, the Superior Civilian Service Award, and the Commander’s Award for Civilian Service.