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Lisa Doyle

Lisa Doyle is the Chancellor of the VA Acquisition Academy as a member of the Senior Executive Service, where she fosters and promotes the development of VA acquisition professionals.  As head of the Academy, Ms. Doyle formulates and delivers the strategies needed to develop acquisition business advisors.  With more than 29 years of experience as an acquisition professional in both the federal and private sector, she is responsible for training the VA acquisition workforce by instilling essential competencies and skills, establishing career development programs, and developing meaningful experiential learning opportunities.  Ms. Doyle oversees five schools at the Academy including Acquisition Internship, Program Management, Contracting Professional, Facilities Management, and Supply Chain Management Schools.  The schools were created to train and certify the next generation of acquisition professionals, program and project managers, contracting officer technical representatives, facility managers, supply chain managers and logisticians, and the existing acquisition workforce.