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D. Wes Bennett Jr.

Director, Contracts Management Office

Wes Bennett, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Director, Contracts Management Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).  He is the Senior Procurement Executive and Head of Contracting Activity responsible for DARPA’s annual portfolio valued at greater than $3B.  Mr. Bennett is a former officer in the Air Force and has served as a contracting officer with multiple organizations.  

Mr. Bennett’s education includes a Master of Science degree in Acquisition and Contracts Management, Bellevue University and a Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies, United States Air Force Academy.

Updated: March 2020