Head of VA Acquisition Academy to Step Down
May 17, 2012
Lisa Doyle, chancellor of the Veterans Affairs Acquisition Academy, is leaving her position in June, she said May 17.
Doyle will be the new vice president of learning and development at Lowe's Company, the home improvement store. She begins June 4. Her last day at VAAA is June 1, she told FCW.
Doyle opened the academy in 2008 as a school focused specifically on acquisition interns. It has grown to a school of multiple courses of training, including program management.
Doyle has worked in the government contracting field for years. She spent more than 20 years in federal acquisition, capped by working at the Commerce Department as a deputy senior procurement executive and director of acquisition policy and programs, among other positions there. She spent the first 16 years of her career with the Defense Department, where she began as a procurement intern. Doyle is a 2012 Federal 100 winner.