Susan McHugh-Polley serves as Senior Strategic Advisor for Public Sector at World Wide Technology (WWT).
In this role, she leverages her background and extensive Federal IT experience by joining teams and partners to explore and discover new business opportunities as well as solutions for customers.
By utilizing research and communications skills, she provides input, validates direction and processes, explores alternative solutions and assimilates key actions and products into concise, pertinent presentations to partners and executives.
Working with WWT’s employees, partners and customers, she can demonstrate leadership in producing actionable recommendations in a variety of areas, such as: portfolio management; customer relations; market selection; and risk management. McHugh-Polley’s experience allows her to help develop short-, mid-, and long-range goals for service and technology delivery as well as integrated operational planning.
McHugh-Polley retired from the Federal government after more than three decades of service, having most recently served in the position of Deputy Assistant Secretary, Information Technology Operations and Services, as a member of the Senior Executive Service (SES) for the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Susan McHugh-Polley has held a variety of management and executive leadership positions at the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Department of Justice (DOJ).
Her government career includes executive leadership in IT operations, development of short and long-term agency IT goals, implementation of new IT strategies over large and diverse operations, integration of change management for IT solutions, and international liaison with corporations and foreign government officials to enhance IT capabilities, partnerships and customer services. McHugh-Polley holds an M.B.A and a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice.