Episode 1

Michael D. Parrish

Chief Acquisition Officer and Executive Director for the Office of Acquisition, Logistics, and Contruction, Department of Veterans Affairs

Welcome to the GOVTECH CONNECTS Fed to Fed Podcast Series, hosted by Susan Sharer! For our inaugural episode, we sit down with Michael Parrish, Chief Acquisition Officer at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. On today’s episode, Michael reveals the priorities and initiatives that are driving the VA in FY24, describes how the VA’s multi-year appropriations put the Department in a strong position to care for our Nation’s Veterans, and identifies the current and emerging technologies through which the Department sees potential to enhance their operations.