John Taylor

Marine Corps Systems Command
Deputy Program Manager, Training Systems
2023 Human Systems Conference : PANEL: Getting Past Technology- First Solutions in Acquisition

Assigned as the Deputy Program Manager (DPM), Program Manager, Training Systems (PM TRASYS), Marine Corps Systems Command, Orlando, FL. Serves as a primary advisor to the Program Manager (PM) on the day-to-day planning, coordination, direction, and leadership of the Program Management Office (PMO) business and operations to include recommendations on the long term organization, management, and infrastructure of PM TRASYS. Through operational synchronization, supports, organizes, and participates in the planning, development, and coordination with other organizations, agencies, and Services to identify, define, and provide integrated solutions to related problems and issues.

Acquisition Assignments:
• Jun 2020 to May 2021 – Served as Director of Operations, PM Training Systems, MARCORSYSCOM
• Jan 2011 to Jun 2020 – Served as Faculty, DAU Capital Northeast (Ft. Belvoir, 2011-2013) and Faculty, Department Chair for Acquisition & Program Management, and Deputy, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, DAU South (2013-2020), Huntsville, AL.
• Sep 2008 to Jan 2011 – Served as Deputy Program Manager, Infantry Combat Equipment (PM ICE), MARCORSYSCOM, Quantico, VA.
• Dec 2004 to Sep 2008 – Served as Program Manager (MKI Systems/L3), in support of the Program Manager, Expeditionary Power Systems (PM EPS), Marine Corps Systems Command and PM, TRASYS, MARCORSYSCOM, (2007-2008) Orlando, FL.
• May 2002 to Nov 2004 – Served as Deputy PM/Special Projects Officer (USMC), PM, Expeditionary Power Systems (PM EPS), MARCORSYSCOM, Quantico, VA.
• Nov 2000 to May 2002 – Served as Assistant Ops Officer/Architecture & Requirements Officer (USMC) System Engineering & Integration (SE&I) Division, MARCORSYSCOM, Quantico, VA.

After 24 years of service as a Marine Corps Officer/Enlisted in the administrative, safety, hazardous materials, combat engineering, and acquisition communities, retired from the Marine Corps in December 2004.