Join the Acquisition COI virtual meeting for a presentation and discussion on how the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS’s) COVID-19 Procurement and Acquisition Innovation Response (PAIR) team is supporting department-wide collaboration and fostering innovative solutions to the department's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. More information about PAIR is available here.
Polly Hall, Acquisition Innovation Advocate, Director, DHS Procurement Innovation Lab
About the Speaker
Polly Hall serves as the Strategy & Planning Lead for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Procurement Innovation Lab (PIL). The PIL is a virtual lab that empowers those involved in the procurement process to take managed, informed risks to continually improve the DHS procurement process. Polly has been with DHS since 2010, serving with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, and the Transportation Security Administration prior to her role with the PIL. Prior to entering Federal service, Polly owned a small services business, and was an adjunct professor at George Washington University (GWU) and the City University of New York (CUNY) system, where she taught courses on public policy, collaborative business relationships, and stakeholder theory. Polly earned her B.A. in Political Science at Roanoke College and her M.A. at GWU in Political Management.