Acting Director Biography
Patrick J. O'Neill
Mr. Patrick J. O'Neill is the Acting Director of the US Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. He assumed this position on 27 March 2011.
Mr. O'Neill holds Masters of Science degrees in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces and in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics and Computer Science (Double Major) from Loyola University. At Loyola, Mr. O'Neill graduated number one in class, with cumulative 4.0 GPA. He was the first student ever to graduate from Loyola with a 4.0 since institution of numerical goals scoring system circa 1954.
From 1988 to 2011, Mr. O'Neill served in various leadership positions as the Chief, C4ISR, Mobility, and CBRN Analysis Division; Chief, Combat Support Analysis Division; Chief, C4ISR/Mobility Branch; Chief, Acquisition Support Analysis Branch/Reliability and Engineering Branch, Logistics Analysis Division; Chief, Command and Control Section; Chief, Weapon Systems Integration Section, Combat Support Division; Chief, Theater Area Air Defense Section, Air Warfare Division; Chief, Aircraft Systems Evaluation Branch, Air Warfare Division; Chief, Air Defense Evaluation Branch, Air Warfare Division; and Chief, Projects Division, Joint Program Office for Test and Evaluation, Andrews AFB.
Mr. O'Neill is a graduate of the Defense Leadership and Management Program (DLAMP), US Army Materiel Command Senior Manager's Executive Development Program (SMEDP); US Army Logistics and Acquisition Management Program (LOGAMP) and the Harford County Leadership Academy. He is certified at the Acquisition Corps Certified Level III in two functional specialties: Systems Planning, Research, Development and Engineering (SPRDE) and Test & Evaluation (T&E).
He has received numerous awards to include three AMC Systems Analysis Awards and a Department of the Army Wilbur Payne Systems Analysis Award. He has published numerous AMSAA Technical Reports and presented numerous papers in national and international Operations Research and military forums.