Areas of Expertise:
- Managing Director of the Contracting and National Security Acquisitions team
Michele Mackin is the Managing Director of the Contracting and National Security Acquisitions team. The team examines Defense, Homeland Security, and NASA major system acquisitions, federal contracting issues, acquisition workforce, and protection of critical technologies.
Michele joined GAO in 1988. Prior to her current role, she led reviews of Navy shipbuilding, Homeland Security acquisitions, and contracting issues such as reverse auctions and sole source bridge contracts.
Michele earned a master’s degree in Public Administration from the George Washington University, and a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Louisiana State University.