Earl Pinto

Advisor

Occupation: Director of Acquisition Management Services for the Program Support Center, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Class of '00 (William & Mary Law School)

Earl G. PintoEarl Pinto is the Director of Acquisition Management Services for the Program Support Center in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  In this role, he is responsible for overseeing the award of more than $1.7 billion in federal contracts and operates a budget of $361 million.  Prior to this position, Earl served as Director of Clinical Health Services for the Federal Occupational Health Service in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, where he oversaw more than 300 federal clinics and more than 1,000 health professionals across North America. Before this post, Earl served as Director of the Employee Assistance Program for the Federal Occupational Health Service.  Significantly, in this role, he led HHS’ crisis response efforts and served as media spokesperson for the Department during the tragic shootings at the Navy Yard and at the Los Angeles International Airport. Initially, Earl joined the Federal Occupation Health Service (FOH) as the Director for Administration and Resource Management, where he was responsible for oversight of a variety of functions, including budgeting, finance, contracting, human resources, and information technology. 

Prior to joining FOH, Mr. Pinto worked in other agencies of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, serving as Chief of Staff of the Program Support Center, Communications Director of the Program Support Center, and Special Assistant to the Commissioner of the Administration for Children, Youth, and Families in the Administration for Children and Families.

Before starting his career in federal service, Mr. Pinto worked as a corporate attorney for Bryan Cave LLP, a multi-national law firm. Mr. Pinto also worked for the Assistant Chief of Staff to Los Angeles’ Mayor Richard Riordan.

Mr. Pinto received a Bachelor’s of Science from Cornell University. He also received a Master’s of Public Administration from the University of Southern California, where he was a Dean’s Merit Scholar and served as the graduate school’s Student Council President. Finally, he received a law degree from the College of William & Mary Law School, where he served as the Managing Editor of the William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal. He has been admitted to the Washington, DC and State of Pennsylvania Bar.

Appointed: 2016
Current Term: Class of 2019