Lisa Hershman Named DoD Acting Chief Management Officer

Lisa Hershman, deputy chief management officer of the Department of Defense, was granted the role of acting chief management officer, the DoD said Saturday.

She will provide the secretary of defense and his deputy with managerial support for business activities occurring across the department's enterprise. The management officer oversees policy and programs that guide business transformation, and manages datasets that influence DoD decision-making. Hershman also serves as part of the Office of Management and Budget's Performance Improvement Council, representing the DoD.

Her pre-government career included executive leadership work with Hammer and Company and electronic technology distributor Avnet.

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