March 2022 - Federal Government Luncheon

Presentation File & Attendee List

Presentation File

Attendee List

Our Speakers

Smithsonian Facilities - Office of Planning, Design and Construction
Michael J. Carrancho, PE - Deputy Director, Office of Planning, Design and Construction, Engineering and Design Division

Mr. Carrancho has over 25 years of design and construction experience in the U.S. and internationally.  As a Deputy Director in the Office of Planning Design and Construction his focus is on Engineering & Design.  Responsible for: design management of all the Smithsonian’s capital and large maintenance projects, publishing SI Facility Design Standards, is the senior building code official, and final signatory on all construction documents for the institution.
2003-2010 Mr. Carrancho served as the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Europe Africa and Southwest Asia, Business Manager and Chief Engineer in Naples, Italy.  Supporting over 1300 personnel and responsible for providing:  Design and Construction services, Planning & Real Estate Acquisition, Environmental Services, and Public Works for an area spanning from the Azores to Bahrain.
Mr. Carrancho has a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Merrimack College, North Andover, MA, and holds a Professional Civil Engineer license from the State of California since 1995.  He is also a LEED Green Associate.
The Military Engineer, Housing in an Ancient Land, June/July Vol 91
The Virginia Bar’s Newsletter on Construction Law and Public Contracts, CM at Risk in Public Contracts: Lessons Learned, 2016, Issue 68
CIO Review Magazine, Building Information Modeling an Owner’s Journey, 2019 
Enterprise Viewpoint Magazine, Virtual Reality for Planning, Design and Construction, October 2020
Georgia Tech Digital Building Laboratory, Advisory Board Member
Construction Owner’s Association of America, Workforce Committee
Construction Industry Institute, Research Team 372, Smart Model-Centric Approach to Collaborative Execution
Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award, 2001
Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award, 2010
Smithsonian Office of Facilities, Engineering & Operations, Director’s Employee of the Year, 2012

Naval Facilities Engineering Systmes Command - Washington (NAVFAC)
Robert Greenberg, RA - CI3 MILCON PLC - Capital Improvements, Program and Business Line Manager

Mr. Greenberg, a registered architect, joined NAVFAC Washington in 2009 as Senior MILCON DD1391 Program Manager developing planning documents for Congressional authorization and appropriation of multi-million dollar Military Construction projects. Since 2015, Mr. Greenberg has served as Design and Construction Business Line Product Line Coordinator (DC3) for MILCON / Program and Business Management. 
Prior to joining NAVFAC, Mr. Greenberg worked for 24 years in private practice as Project Architect and Project Manager for large, technically complex new construction, additions, interiors and major renovation projects for a broad range of clients and facility types including museums, laboratories, academic and cultural institutions, medical and governmental facilities.
Mr. Greenberg holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia and a Masters of Architecture Degree from the University of Washington. Mr. Greenberg is a register Architect in the Commonwealth of Virginia.



US Department of State Bureau of Overseas Building Operations (OBO)
Curtis Clay, AIA - Director of Architecture


Curtis Clay is the Director of Architecture at the Department of State's Bureau of Overseas Building Operations.  Mr. Clay is responsible for overseeing a wide range of architectural project design functions that support the design, construction, and renovation of diplomatic posts overseas. 

Mr. Clay is a licensed architect in Virginia and the District of Columbia and supervises all phases of architectural design and construction.  He has over 20 years of experience in the design and construction industry including government, commercial, institutional, and private work.

OBO is the single real property manager for all U.S. diplomatic facilities around the world, managing a portfolio of properties in over 291 locations around the world, valued at over $73 billion.  OBO's mission is to provide safe, secure, and resilient facilities that represent the U.S. government to the host nation and support its staff in the achievement of U.S. foreign policy objectives.

US Army Corps of Engineers - Baltimore District (USACE)

Maria Orosz - Deputy Chief of Programs & Project Management Division

Ms. Maria Orosz was appointed as the Deputy Chief of Programs & Project Management Division, USACE Baltimore District in December 2020.  In her role, she provides leadership and guidance to a multi-disciplinary team encompassing Civil Works and Military Programs.  The Baltimore District employs over 1100 people executing military design and construction, civil planning, design and construction, and environmental restoration.

Ms. Orosz began her federal government career with the USACE Baltimore District as a field geologist and has continued to develop her technical and managerial skills serving in various positions increasing in responsibility from a Project Manager to a Supervisor.

Ms. Orosz is a 2018 Graduate of the Department of Defense (DoD) sponsored Executive Leadership Program and a 2021 Graduate of the USACE North Atlantic Division's Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP).

Ms. Orosz earned her Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Geology from Juniata College, PA and her Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Geology from Baylor University, TX.  She has been licensed as a Professional Geologist (P.G.) in Pennsylvania since 2013.

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