Kenneth A. Eads
As the Director of the Office of Security Programs, Mr. Kenneth A. Eads is responsible for the maintenance, care and operation of buildings, grounds and security enhancements of the United States Capitol Police, the Alternate Computer Facility and Architect of the Capitol (AOC) security operations.
Before joining the AOC in 2002, Mr. Eads worked for the National Security Agency as the Deputy Chief of the Office of Facilities where he managed a 400-person office responsible for operations, maintenance, facility management, space and master planning, design, engineering, and construction for over 7 million square feet of space worldwide.
In 1999, Mr. Eads conducted a two-year developmental assignment within the Defense Intelligence Agency by serving in three senior managerial positions: Chief, Facilities Engineering Division; Acting Chief, Office of Engineering and Logistics Services; and finally as the Deputy Chief, Office of Engineering and Logistics Services, to include a concurrent assignment as the Acting Chief, Logistics Division.
Mr. Eads served as the Deputy Chief for the Engineering and Construction Division for the National Security Agency headquarters in 1997, overseeing a 120-person division responsible for the design, engineering and construction program for over 7 million square feet of space worldwide.
He began his career as an electrical engineer in 1984 supporting headquarters and worldwide field operations by designing and managing the installation of critical power distribution systems supporting large mainframe and supercomputer systems, facility renovations, primary substations, and base-load power generation plants.
Mr. Eads received his Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Master of Science degree in management from Boston University, and Master of Science degree in national resource strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University.
Mr. Eads' greatest reward is receiving The Architect's Award for Leadership as a result of being nominated by those whom he currently has the honor and pleasure of leading – the Office of Security Programs. Other key awards include the United States Capitol Police Medal of Merit for the Office of Security Programs; Defense Intelligence Agency Award for Excellence; Secretary of Defense National Intelligence Meritorious Unit Citation; and United States Senate Productivity Award. He has also been designated by the Director of Central Intelligence as an Intelligence Community Officer.