Martin C. Jennings SES (Retired)
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Martin (Marty) Jennings founded Jennings & Jennings LLC DBA (J2LLC ) a Department of Veterans Affairs cVe certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and now leads J2LLC's corporate strategy owning the vision and direction of the company. He provides the proper resources, overseeing and delivering J2LLC's performance. Marty is the interface between internal operations and external stakeholders setting the bar for the level of performance to be reached. He has developed a corporate culture that embraces service, professional development, and community service. He ensures values are applied consistently across the organization ensuring employees feel safe and respected, enabling them to perform at their best. Marty is responsible for implementing J2LLC's foundational contribution convention: J2LLC gives back 10% of yearly profits to local charitable causes in Alexandria, Virginia.
Before founding J2LLC Marty was Vice President, Federal Solutions for MicroSystems Automation Group (MSAG). An expert in acquisition and logistics he is responsible for advising federal clients and deliver professional services government wide acquisition contracting (GWAC) opportunities throughout federal/state and local government. He serves as the lead in-house lobbyist for GWAC and will oversee the organization’s federal government relations work across its Professional Services, and Information Technology sectors.
Previously, Marty Jennings served as the Assistant Commissioner, General Supplies and Services for the Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) from December 2012 through October 2016. He led GSA’s acquisition of a wide range of supplies and services used by Federal agencies. Marty managed supply operations, most of the non-information technology multiple award schedules program, and the disposal of Federal personal property, including public auctions. He led an organization of over 1,100 Government employees and contractors with $23 billion in annual business volume. Marty served as Public Building Service (PBS) Regional Commissioner for the Heartland Region where he directed a $318.5M regional public building service program and activities. Before joining GSA< Marty also served as the Director of Logistics, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) where he managed, directed and executed logistics functions and services for a $4.7 billion logistics program in support of Civil Works and Military Construction. He served as the Deputy Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Life Cycle Management Command at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, ensuring integration and synchronization of the general staff in acquisition, budget, manpower and sustainment of the command, communication, control, computers, intelligence, surveillance and recognizance enterprise. Prior to his position as the Deputy Chief of Staff, he served as the Deputy Director of Logistics in Army Central Command – Kuwait, as Chief of the Communications and Electronics Branch, 200th Material Management Center in Kaiserslautern, Germany and has military service as the Secretary of the General Staff, Combined Arms Support Command; Assistant G-4 Logistics Officer, 2nd Armored Division, Brigade S-4 Logistics Officer, 1st Armored Division; and, commanded a direct support maintenance company in support of a armored heavy brigade, all in U.S. Army Europe.
Marty's education includes a Bachelor of Science in Management from University of Maryland, a Master of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University, A Master of Science in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, is a graduate of the U.S. Army War College and a Senior Executive Fellow from Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He was appointed the Senior Executive Service in 2010. Marty is a recipient of the Distinguished Order of Saint Martin. Marty holds certifications in Program Management with the Federal Acquisition Institute, Facilities Engineering and Life Cycle Logistics with the Defense Acquisition University.