Branch Chief, Department of Homeland Security
Mr. Gusty currently serves as a Program Manager in the Office for Interoperability and Compatibility (OIC) within the First Responders Group (FRG), in this role he leads OIC’s data interoperability programs which aim to improve incident response and recovery by developing tools that support the FEMA Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS), the Wireless Emergency Alert Service (WEA), and the Emergency Data eXchange Language (EDXL) messaging standards that help emergency responders manage incidents and exchange information in real time.
Mr. Gusty came to FRG from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), where he served as Director of GSA’s Office of Intergovernmental Solutions. Prior to joining GSA, Mr. Gusty served as a Program Manager at the U.S. Department of Labor. In this role, he was responsible for helping to implement the President’s Management Agenda by managing the e-Government initiative, GovBenefits.gov. Mr. Gusty has over 12 years of experience in developing intergovernmental partnerships and IT policy and practices.
Mr. Gusty received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Robert Morris University in Moon Township, PA; a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems from Strayer University in Washington, D.C.; and a Master of Science degree in Information Management from Marymount University in Arlington, VA. Mr. Gusty also received a Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification from the Project Management Institute.