Mr. John S. McGregor is the Acting Deputy Director for Earned Value Management in the Performance Assessments and Root Cause Analyses organization in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition. Mr. McGregor’s office serves as the Department of Defense focal point for all policy, guidance, and competency relating to Earned Value Management. To facilitate consistent EVM implementation across the Department, Mr. McGregor’s office is responsible for the development and communication of DoD EVM policy, guidance and interpretation, as well as for managing the EVM Central Repository as the authoritative source of EVM data for the Department.
Mr. McGregor has established and been recognized for a track record of superior performance and leadership resulting in streamlined operations with increased efficiency and effectiveness. Throughout his career, Mr. McGregor has received several prestigious awards to include: the Department of the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award, Office of the Secretary of Defense Award for Excellence, the Navy Commendation Medal (3 Awards), and the Navy Achievement Medal (4 Awards).
During his nearly thirty year career, Mr. McGregor has held various military, contractor, and DoD civilian positions including mission support, program analysis and oversight throughout the entire DoD Acquisition Lifecycle, and policy development . His responsibilities have ranged from air vehicle maintenance and aircraft deployments to budget functions for ship operations programs, to planning, tracking, and control of performance data for major acquisition programs.
Prior to his current position, Mr. McGregor was the Director of the Earned Value Management (EVM) Division of the Cost Engineering and Industrial Analysis Group for the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA). In this role, Mr. McGregor was responsible for the development and implementation of headquarters oversight policy and processes for Earned Value Management System surveillance and analysis by NAVSEA Headquarters and field activities. He provided oversight and direction for the analysis and use of contractor earned value management data on major acquisition programs and managed the development and implementation of common EVM analysis tools for use by NAVSEA personnel.
Prior to his Director position at NAVSEA, Mr. McGregor was the Lead Earned Value Management Analyst responsible for development and use of mathematical modeling to compile and analyze data for all ACAT 1 programs at NAVSEA, including multi-ship buy scenarios, accelerated and delayed production schedules, industrial base analysis, independent cost estimates, rates analysis, estimates at completion, and numerous cost and schedule profiles. The results of the analysis were used to provide program cost and schedule performance information to Congress, GAO, and OSD.
Mr. McGregor holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from St. Leo University in Norfolk, Virginia.