Andrea Sampanis CGFM

Acting Director, Grants QSMO, Dept. of Health and Human Services

Andrea Sampanis is the Solutions and Services Lead for the Grants Quality Service Management Office (Grants QSMO). The Grants QSMO seeks to drive standardization and modernization efforts of end-to-end Federal grants management systems government-wide. As Solutions and Services lead, Andrea leverages her 20 years of public and private sector experience to mature the QSMO Marketplace with both federal and commercial providers, improve the grant applicant/recipient experience through multiple Customer Experience (CX) initiatives, and provide data insights through federal grants ecosystem analysis. The CX work done by the Grants QSMO led to their selection as a 2023 Service to the Citizen Award Winner. Prior to joining Grants QSMO, she supported the Navy’s SAP implementation across the Naval enterprise and served as a Program Manager at GSA’s Office of Shared Solutions and Performance Improvement (OSSPI) for the President’s Management Agenda goals for Sharing Quality Services and Results-Oriented Accountability for Grants. Before joining public service, Andrea was a Senior Manager at Deloitte Consulting where she was the Chief of Staff for their Shared Service offering and served clients at DOD, DHS, and IRS. Andrea earned her Masters of Public Administration from George Washington University and her bachelor’s from Providence College. She is a Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM), is SAP ERP certified, and has her COR Level II certification. Originally from Missouri, Andrea now lives in Northern Virginia with her husband, Peter and is a proud mother of Tristan and Isabel.