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Robert Green

U.S. General Services Administration

2017 fellow

Robert Green is currently the director of the GSA Region 5, Design and Construction division overseeing a design and construction program of approximately $575 million in capital construction projects. Robert started with GSA in 2002 as a contract specialist. He earned his unlimited contracting warrant in 2007 and has been responsible for contracts ranging from $25,000 to over $100 million. Before being named director in 2011, he held increasing levels of responsibility with GSA from contracting team lead to contracting branch manager. As branch manager, he was responsible for the successful execution of Region 5’s Recovery Act capital construction contracts - a program of approximately $750 million.

Prior to GSA, Robert Green served in the U.S. Navy. A 1990 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, he entered Navy flight school in 1991 and was designated a Naval Aviator in 1993. As an F-14 pilot, Robert flew with Fighter Squadron 14. Deploying with Carrier Air Wing 8, he flew in support of Operation Deliberate Guard and Operation Southern Watch. He served as an F-14 instructor pilot with Fighter Squadron 101 before leaving active duty in 2001. He served for 9 years in the Navy Reserve and held numerous assignments with reserve components including Naval Forces Europe Joint Task Force, 6th Fleet Maritime Partnership Program, Strike Force Training Atlantic and as Executive Officer in charge of units in support of Naval Station Rota. Robert retired from the Navy Reserve in 2010 with the rank of Commander.

Robert has a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy and an MBA from the University of Illinois – Chicago. He currently resides in Chicago with his wife, Cheryl, and their three children.

Director, Design and Construction, Project Delivery Division General Services Administration.

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