Tom Howder is the Assistant Commissioner of GSA's Office of Assisted Acquisition Services. This program provides customized acquisition, project, and financial management services on behalf of government agencies, specializing in complex, sensitive, and mission-critical projects. These services are offered to federal clients on a fee-for-service basis through twelve national support centers.
Prior to his appointment as Assistant Commissioner, Tom served as the Deputy Assistant Commissioner for the same organization. His previous GSA leadership positions include Director of Assisted Acquisition Operations and Systems, Director of Government-Wide Acquisition Contracts, Deputy Director of Supplier Management, and several Director-level positions in the Network Services program. Tom has been with GSA for nearly 30 years.