An accomplished contracts professional with many years of experience in the field, John Oppedisano currently works as the director of contracts with the Land Systems division of General Dynamics Corporation in Woodbridge, Virginia. In this capacity, he oversees 100 employees across seven departments and serves on the executive management team of the business unit. In addition to holding a seat on the company’s Council on International Trade Compliance, John Oppedisano provides strategic guidance to the firm as it develops both its short-term and long-term strategies.
As a member of the management team at General Dynamics, John Oppedisano has overseen more than 24 prominent subcontracts valued at over $1 billion. As a result of his efforts, the program established business relationships with over 500 suppliers in six countries and saved some two percent, or $20 million, in costs. Mr. Oppedisano also plays an integral role in the firm’s congressional relations division, which includes lobbying and program inquiries.
A contract administrator since 1987, John Oppedisano holds membership in such professional organizations as the National Association of Purchasing Management, the National Contract Management Association, and the Society for International Affairs.