Scott J. Davis
Program Executive Officer, Combat Support & Combat Service Support
Selected for the Senior Executive Service in November 2005, Mr. Scott J. Davis currently serves as the U.S. Army's Program Executive Officer for Combat Support & Combat Service Support. In this role, he provides professional and executive management for the development, systems integration, acquisition, testing, fielding, sustainment and improvement of diverse systems across the Army's transportation, quartermaster, ordnance, and engineer portfolios. With more than 125 programs in active management at all ACAT levels, and approximately 200 monitored in sustainment, he oversees an annual budget of approximately $2 billion and a total portfolio budget of approximately $11 billion (POM FY17-21). The PEO CS&CSS team includes five board-selected Joint and Army Project Managers and approximately 1,500 military and civilian teammates in PEO core and collocated matrix positions, liaison offices, fielding teams, indirect support positions and support contractors in five geographic locations.
From June 2010 to September 2013, he served as the U.S. Army’s Program Executive Officer for Ground Combat Systems. He previously served as the Deputy Program Executive Officer, PEO Integration, and was responsible for the organization and management of acquisition programs designed to support Brigade Combat Team (BCT) modernization.
Mr. Davis served in the U.S. Army Reserve for 30 years, and retired with the rank of colonel in May 2015. His last assignment was with the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics & Technology) as Director, Department of Army System Coordinator. He held a variety of operational positions from platoon leader through battalion executive officer, including deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
In 1986, Mr. Davis began his civilian career serving as a Mechanical Engineer in Program Manager, Light Combat Vehicles. He was then assigned as the Lead Project Engineer, Line of Sight Anti-Tank System; Lead Project Engineer, Command and Control Vehicle; and Assistant Product Manager, Bradley Linebacker, Bradley Fighting Vehicle Systems Project Management Office. In 1997, he became Assistant Project Manager, Bradley Research and Development, after which he served as the Deputy Product Manager, Infantry Carrier Vehicle Variants (now PM Stryker). His subsequent assignment was Director of Engineering, Future Combat Systems. From 2005 to 2008, Mr. Davis was assigned as the Deputy Program Manager (Operations) (SES), PM Future Combat Systems (BCT). He then served as the Deputy Program Manager (Platform Integration) (SES), PM Future Combat Systems (BCT), before accepting the responsibility as Deputy Program Executive Officer, PEO Integration.
Mr. Davis holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University and a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Wayne State University. His military training includes the Engineer Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Combined Arms Staff Services School, Command & General Staff College, and the Advanced Program Manager’s Course, Defense Systems Management College.
Mr. Davis is an Acquisition Corps member and holds Level III Certifications in Program Management, and Systems Planning, Research, and Development – Systems Engineering, and Level II Certification in Systems Planning, Research, and Development – Program Systems Engineer. His military decorations include the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, and the Army Achievement Medal (3). His civilian awards and honors include the Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service (2013), the Meritorious Civilian Service Award (2010), the Superior Civilian Service Award (2003), Commander’s Award for Civilian Service (2001 and 2008), the Army Engineer Association’s Bronze and Silver Orders of the de Fleury Medal, the Order of Saint Barbara Medal, and the Joseph P. Cribbins Medal awarded by the Association of the U.S. Army to the Army civilian of the year.