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Lawrence Anderson

Dr. Anderson joined the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) in January 2016.  As the Associate Chief Information Officer (Operations) for Federal IT Business Solutions for OPM, Dr. Anderson is responsible for providing business solutions that support the entire Federal Government.

Dr. Anderson has experience within the public, private, and non-profit sectors.  In 1992, he joined the Department of Health and Human Services where he served as a Program Analyst and a Computer Specialist for the Office of Research Integrity and the National Institute for Deafness and Communications Disorders.  In 1998, Dr. Anderson joined Ciber, Inc. as Lead for Web Applications system supporting multi-tiered web applications IT platforms. In 2002, Dr. Anderson joined the American Red Cross as Manager of Enterprise Infrastructure Engineering, where he managed a number of enterprise IT projects and operation functions.

Dr. Anderson re-joined the Federal Government in August 2004 as the Director of Information Technology Services at the NASA Office of Inspector General (NASA OIG) where he focused on developing and implementing case management systems, audit management for the NASA OIG, and the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency.

In January 2011, Dr. Anderson joined the Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Community Oriented Policing Services as the Chief Technology Officer. Dr. Anderson was instrumental in helping to introduce and implement agile software development methodologies at DOJ.

Dr. Anderson completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics (1991) from the Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. Additionally, he earned a Master of Science in Management Information Systems Management (2001) from the University of Maryland Graduate School of Management and Technology, and a Doctorate of Management in Management and Organizational Leadership-Information Systems Management (2011) from the University of Phoenix School of Advanced Studies.  He is also a graduate of the Federal Executive Institute in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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