U.S. Army Contracting Command
Mr. Bryan R. Samson
Deputy to the Commanding General, U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command; and
Director, ACC Contracting Operations
Mr. Bryan Samson is the Deputy to the Commanding General, U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command, and Director of Contracting Operations, U.S. Army Contracting Command. Both commands are headquartered at Redstone Arsenal, AL.
As the ECC Deputy, he is responsible for leading the command’s staff activities and managing more than 1,800 military, Department of the Army civilians, and Foreign Local National personnel worldwide. The command awards more than 47,000 contractual actions valued at more than $1.8 billion annually and manages contracts totaling more than $21 billion. The command deploys nearly 500 Contingency Contracting Officers each year in support of 120 expeditionary contracting missions across 60 countries.
As the Director of Contracting Operations, Mr. Samson provides oversight and guidance on contract policy, virtual contracting, management assessment and field support to more than 6,300 Soldiers and civilians at the command’s more than 100 locations worldwide. He is responsible for developing and maintaining acquisition and contracting processes that enable the command to deliver its products and services to the warfighter.
He previously served as ECC Executive Director; Chief of the Office of the Principal Assistant Responsible for Contracting at ACC-Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.; PARC, U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command, Fort Belvoir, VA; and Director of Contracting, Aberdeen Proving Ground. A retired Army Quartermaster and Acquisition Corps officer, Mr. Samson held numerous command and staff positions during his more than 20-year career. After retiring from the military, he served as City Manager in his hometown of Horseheads, located in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York.
As of September 2014