Chief Human Capital Officer

As the Chief Human Capital Officer, Dan Mielke plans and implements the human resources systems and oversees the policies and procedures that guide GPO’s innovative human resources operation — policies designed specifically to strike a balance of honoring the culture and values of GPO’s rich history while positioning the agency to meet the evolving human capital demands of the future


Mielke brings four decades of workforce planning, recruiting, employment value programs, and policy development to GPO. He joined the agency in 2009 and has held various leadership and management positions in the Human Capital Department. Mielke recently served as the Workforce Development, Education and Training Chief, where he oversaw a team that developed and implemented professional and industry standard training and certification tracks of workforce skills required to meet the agency’s vision of transforming into a digital information platform. In addition, Mielke developed, implemented and taught the agency’s leadership development and supervisor leadership programs.

Prior to joining GPO, Mielke was with the Defense Acquisition Contract Management Agency, where he held the position of Workforce Development Chief and Defense Acquisition Career Manager. Mielke is a U.S. Marine and served on active duty for 27 years.

Mielke earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Liberal Arts from Excelsior College in New York and is a graduate of the Marine Corps Command and Staff College.