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Dr. Leslie Sofocleous

Acting Executive Director, Program Management Office

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Dr. Leslie Sofocleous

Dr. Leslie Sofocleous (suh-FOH’-clee-us) is the acting executive director for the Electronic Health Record Modernization Integration Office’s Program Management Office in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

Ms. Sofocleous 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.

Ms. Sofocleous joined VA in February 2022 after leaving the Department of Defense (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 the 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, Ms. 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.

Ms. Sofocleous is a DOD Acquisition Corps member and holds a Level III certification in program management and information technology from the Defense Acquisition University. She holds a Ph.D. in applied management decision science from Walden University, a Master of Science in management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Bachelor of Arts in biology from the University of Virginia.

Page last updated on April 8, 2022

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