Dr. Brian A. McGinley, Jr.

Dr. Brian McGinley is an Assistant Director of Procurement Services and serves as the Contracting Officer for Texas A&M University–Commerce.  He came to work for the University in February 2014. 

Prior to joining the University, Dr. McGinley began his career as a Procurement Specialist at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Shared Services Center at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi processing nonprofit and higher education grant awards for research and development. He then became a Lead for the NASA Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Program (SBIR/STTR), processing over 1,000 contracts and purchase orders annually with an annual program spend of over $100 million. He was part of the implementation team that oversaw the transition to electronic grant and contract documents.

Education, Awards, & Certifications:

  • Doctor of Business Administration, Columbia Southern University – Orange Beach, AL; January 2017
  • Master of Business Administration in Project Management, Columbia Southern University – Orange Beach, AL; March 2011
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University of Southern Mississippi – Hattiesburg, MS; May 2009
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration Certificate of Achievement (2011)
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration Certificate of Achievement (2012)
  • Certified Texas Contract Manager, Comptroller of Public Accounts (2014)
  • Certified Associate in Project Management, Project Management Institute (2015)
  • Certified Texas Procurement Manager, Comptroller of Public Accounts (2016)