John A. Ellis
Title: Director, DIBCAC (Acting). Director Defense Contract Management Agency’s (DCMA) Software Division
John A. Ellis is currently the Director for DCMA’s Software Division, responsible for the Policy, Training, and Tools used by the Agency’s software professionals in the conduct of their software surveillance activities, including the application of cybersecurity contract requirements and policies. In addition, John is also the Acting Director for DCMA’s Defense Industrial Base Cybersecurity Assessment Center (DIBCAC), responsible for assessing cybersecurity compliance throughout the Defense Industrial Base.
A retired Army Colonel, he served on active duty for more than 30 years. He became a commissioned second lieutenant in the Field Artillery in May 1985 and a member of the Army Acquisition Corps in 1995. He served in a variety of assignments until his retirement 1 June 2015. He held assignments both stateside and abroad.
Mr. Ellis’ DCMA experience began as the Commander of the Future Combat Systems (FCS)/Army Modernization Programs (AMP) contract management office in St. Louis, MO and he culminated his active duty career as DCMA’s Central Region Commander.