Contracting Division Chief

Carl M. Wade

USACE, Mobile District
Published Oct. 3, 2012

Mr. Carl Wade serves as U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chief of the Contracting Division for the Mobile District and Directorate of Contracting in Mobile, Alabama.

Before becoming Chief of Contracting, Mr. Wade served as the Chief of Tyndall Support and Special Projects Branch, Contracting at Mobile District from October 2020 through August 2023. He and his staff have successfully awarded over three and a half billion dollars-worth of construction contracts supporting the Tyndall Rebuild Program.

From 2016 to 2020, He served as the Chief MEDCOM Support Branch, Contracting at Mobile District, where he and his staff successfully executed contracts for a $300 million-dollar annual program in support of 46 Army Medical facilities and the replacement of more than a billion dollars of IDIQ MATOC capacity.

Wade joined the Mobile District in May of 2008 as part of the first class of interns in the contracting division in over 20 years. In 2012, he received his contracting officer warrant and then unlimited contracting officer warrant in 2016. From 2008 to 2013, Wade worked with most of the Mobile District business lines while focusing on AE and Construction with the LATAM and MILCON programs.

Wade graduated from the University of South Alabama in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and holds a Master Certificate in Government Contracting from Webster University. He is a member of the Army Acquisition Corps, holds Level III Certification in Contracting, Level I Certification in Facilities Engineering, and is a lifelong resident of Mobile, AL.


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