Anita Vanek, a strategic executive experienced in information technology, operations, external client management, and process improvement programs, has taken on a new challenge as Deputy Chief Operating Officer (acting) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). In this role she is responsible for assisting in setting direction and leading the execution of a $200M annual operational budget for this Agency whose 1,200 staff deliver critical operations and services including IT, finance, budget, grants management, acquisitions, business operations, facilities, HR, safety, and security across NIST’s three major campuses.
Prior roles include:
- Director, Business Operations Office – National Institute of Standards and Technology
- Process Improvement and Project Management Lead – National Institute of Standards and Technology
- Manager, Science & Engineering – BCS