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Edward L (Larry) Allen

Edward L (Larry) Allen

President of Allen Federal Business Partners. President (2007-2010), Executive VP (2000-2007) and Executive Director (1990-2000), Coalition for Government Procurement, an association representing over 340 companies doing business with the Federal government. Host, “Off the Shelf”, Federal News Radio. Member, Multiple Award Schedule Advisory Panel (2008-2009), Virginia Procurement Assessment Task Force, and Federal Contracts Report Advisory Panel. Former Legislative Assistant to Rep. Alex McMillan. Primary author of numerous publications and contributing author to 4 books on federal acquisition concentrating on Federal commercial item acquisition, multiple awards, and doing business with the government. Recipient, Fed 100 Award.
Vic Avetissian

Vic Avetissian

President, Avetissian and Associates, LLC, specializing in Government contract regulatory and financial compliance. Formerly Corporate Director Government Acquisition Initiative, Northrop Grumman Corporation. Fellow and Past National President of NCMA; recipient of Charles A. Dana Distinguished Service Award and Honorary Life Member Award; member of National Board of Advisors; past Chairman of Contract Management Institute Board of Trustees. Member of Acquisition Reform Working Group, ABA Public Contract Law Section and National Defense Industrial Association's Contract Finance Committee. Past chair of Committee on Government Business of the Financial Executives International. Member of 800 Panel industry support team and GAO Review of CASB.
Dan Bartlett

Dan Bartlett

Senior Principal, American Management Systems; former Director of Operations and Special Programs, Defense Contract Management Command; and Advisor to U.S. Army Contingency Contracting.
Paul C. Besozzi

Paul C. Besozzi

Partner, Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP; former General and Minority Counsel, United States Senate Committee on the Armed Services; and Army Judge Advocate.
Richard A. Beutel

Richard A. Beutel

Richard Beutel is currently the Principal of Cyrrus Analytics, which focuses upon complex challenges involving cloud acquisitions and government-wide federal IT procurement. Beutel is the former lead acquisition and procurement policy counsel for former Chairman Darrell Issa of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. In that capacity, Beutel wrote and managed the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act, or FITARA, which was signed into law. Beutel has bicameral Congressional experience, previously serving as lead oversight and acquisition policy counsel for Senator Susan Collins, the formerly ranking member of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee.
William H. Carroll

William H. Carroll

William H. Carroll, Attorney at Law, Washington, DC; former Of Counsel, Dykema Gossett PLLC, General Counsel, Ballistic Missile Defense Organization; Special Assistant for Contracting Integrity, Defense Logistics Agency; Associate General Counsel, Contracts, DLA, and Attorney Adviser, Navy Office of General Counsel.
Alan L. Chvotkin

Alan L. Chvotkin

Executive Vice President and Counsel, Professional Services Council; former Counsel, United States Senate Armed Services Committee; Staff Director, United States Senate Small Business Committee; and Staff Member, United States Senate Budget and United States Senate Governmental Affairs Committees.
Robert E. Cowley

Robert E. Cowley III

Chief Executive Officer, Adviso LLC. Formerly, Senior Vice President, Global Defense and Aerospace Solutions, SAP Labs, Washington DC/Walldorf, Baden-Württemberg, Germany and subsequently Senior Vice President, Strategic Business Development, SAP America, Washington DC. Rear Admiral (Upper Half), USN, (Retired). Chief Executive Officer, Navy Exchange Service Command. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Navy (Acquisition Management) and Competition Advocate General for Department of Navy. Assistant Commander for Contracts, Naval Air Systems Command.
Jonathan L. Etherton

Jonathan L. Etherton

President, Etherton and Associates, Inc.; Former Professional Staff Member, Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate, and member of the Acquisition Advisory Panel ("SARA Panel"). Senior Fellow for Acquisition Reform at the National Defense Industrial Association, co-author of Pathway to Transformation: NDIA Acquisition Reform Recommendations, November 2014.
Michael P. Fischetti

Michael P. Fischetti

Michael P. Fischetti is the executive director of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA); previously elected two terms, NCMA Board of Directors, president and officer, NCMA Washington DC chapter; Component Acquisition Executive/Head of Contracting Activity, Military Healthcare System, Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs); Director, DoE Procurement and Assistance Policy; contracting officer and acquisition policy positions, GSA, DISA, NSWC, NASA, E-Systems, NAVAIR, TACOM; JD, MS (NDU/ICAF), MA, BA; CPCM.
Patrick J. Fitzgerald

Patrick J. Fitzgerald CPA

Director, Baker Tilly Government Contractor Advisory Services. Prior to joining Baker Tilly served 35 years in government auditing and acquisition with the Department of Defense. Former Director, Defense Contract Audit Agency; Former U.S. Army Auditor General responsible for internal audit services throughout the Department of the Army and the U.S. Army Audit Agency; Former member of the Cost Accounting Standards Board (CASB), Office of Federal Procurement Policy, Office of Management and Budget.
Ronald C. Flom

Ronald C. Flom

Senior Acquisition Consultant. Former Associate Director for Management Services, Senior Procurement Executive (SPE) and Chief Human Capital Officer (CHCO), U.S. Office of Personnel Management; Commandant, Defense Acquisition University: Commander, Defense Contract Management District East, Defense Contract Management Agency; Commander, DCMC Baltimore, Defense Contract Management Command.
Jacques S. Gansler

Jacques S. Gansler

Professor and Roger C. Lipitz Chair; Director, Center for Public Policy and Private Enterprise – School of Public Policy, University of Maryland; former Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics) and numerous executive positions in industry.
Harry Gatanas

Harry Dimitrios Gatanas

Harry Gatanas has experience as a leader in DOD acquisition and procurement in both government and the private sector. Most recently he was Executive Vice President of Serco's Defense and Intelligence Group, Government service included Senior Acquisition Executive, NSA. Gatanas also served as the Army’s Director For Contracting, Assistant Deputy for Weapons Systems, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army as well as the Commanding General, of the Army’s White Sands Missile Range. Harry also served on various association boards to include corporate boards with Serco Inc and ETI Engineering.
Dick Ginman

Dick Ginman

Consultant to OUSD (AT&L); Rear Admiral, Supply Corps, USN (retired); Former Director, Defense Procurement & Acquisition Policy (USD (AT&L)); Chairman, Government Accountability and Transparency Board; Vice President, Maritime Information Systems, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems; Commander, Navy Exchange Service Command; Deputy for Acquisition and Business Management, Assistant Secretary of the Navy (RDA); and Deputy Commander for Contracts, Naval Sea Systems Command.
Bill Gormley

Bill Gormley

President, WNG LLC (October 2011), former President and CEO, (November 2000 – October 2011) Washington Management Group, FedSources/Deltek, Chairman, Coalition for Government Procurement (September 2008) and former Assistant Commissioner, Office of Acquisition, General Services Administration (retired 2000).
Bill Greenwalt

William C. Greenwalt

Consultant; Senior Advisor for Defense and Research, Professional Services Council; and Senior Fellow, Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, Atlantic Council. Former Deputy Undersecretary of Defense, Industrial Policy; Professional Staff Member, Senate Armed Services and Senate Governmental Affairs Committees; Deputy Director, Surveys and Investigations, House Appropriations Committee; Vice President, Acquisition Policy, Aerospace Industries Association; Visiting Fellow, Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies, American Enterprise Institute; Director, Federal Acquisition Policy, Lockheed Martin; Staff, General Accounting Office.
Edward M. Harrington

Edward M. Harrington

President, EMH & Associates, LLC, formerly Senior Vice President, Contracts, DynCorp-International Corporation. Brigadier General, United States Army, Retired. Formerly Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Procurement; Director, Defense Contract Management Agency; Program Executive Officer (PEO), Combat Support- Combat Service Support Systems, U.S. Army; PEO DoD Standard Procurement System; Director for Contracting, U.S. Army.
William H. Hauenstein

William H. Hauenstein

Rear Admiral, Supply Corps, United States Navy, Retired; former and first Director of Acquisition Career Management for United States Navy.
LeRoy J. Haugh

LeRoy J. Haugh

Procurement Consultant; former Vice President, Procurement and Finance, Aerospace Industries Association; former Associate Administrator, Office of Federal Procurement Policy; and Director of Contract Placement and Finance, Office of Assistant Secretary of Defense, Installations and Logistics.
Charles R. Henry

Charles R. Henry

Major General, United States Army, Retired; Senior Acquisition Consultant, SAIC; former President and CEO, Veterans Corp.; Commander, Defense Contract Management Command; and Army Competition Advocate General.
Nancy M. Heimbaugh

Nancy M. Heimbaugh

Principal, LMP Alliance, LLC; Independent consultant and senior acquisition professional with more than 35+ years with the Department of Defense, Defense Logistics Agency, and the Department of the Navy. Former Director, Acquisition, Defense Logistics Agency, Senior Procurement Executive and Component Acquisition Executive; Competition Advocate; Executive Director, Acquisition Management, Defense Supply Center Philadelphia, PA; Director, Acquisition Policy, Defense Logistics Agency; Director, Navy Field Contracting, Contract Management, Naval Supply Systems Command; Currently serves on Board of Directors for a nonprofit agency under the U.S. AbilityOne Commission.
A.R. “Trey” Hodgkins, III

A.R. “Trey” Hodgkins, III

SVP at ITI’s Information Technology Alliance for Public Sector (ITAPS), manages member advocacy, policy, and business development in the Public Sector market. Though he spent half of his 30-year career focused on IT issues, including serving as SVP at TechAmerica, Trey served as staff aide in the Louisiana State Legislature; Federal Liaison at the NRA; Assistant Legislative Affairs Director at the American Textile Manufacturers Institute; Governmental Affairs Manager at the Louisiana Sheriffs' Association; and Government Relations Director at the Association of Old Crows. He holds two Bachelor's Degrees (Political Science and History) from Louisiana State University, a Master's Degree (Legislative Affairs) from The George Washington University, and Certification as an Association Executive from the American Society of Association Executives.
James A. (Ty) Hughes

James A. (Ty) Hughes

Shareholder, Hughes Law PLC. Former General Counsel for Fluor Government Group; Deputy General Counsel for Acquisition, Department of the Air Force; Member of the Acquisition Advisory Panel ("SARA Panel”); Partner at Patton Boggs LLP; and U.S. Army Judge Advocate.
Paul Ignatius

Paul Ignatius - Director Emeritus

Former Secretary of the Navy.  Former Assistant Secretary of Defense (Installations & Logistics).  Trustee of George C. Marshall Foundation.  Formerly chairman of the Board, Logistics Management Institue (LMI); chairman, president and CEO of Air Transport Association; president of The Washington Post and EVP of The Washington Post Company.
Daniel Jacobs

Daniel Jacobs

Daniel M. Jacobs, CPCM, CMC, is Chairman/CEO of The Federal Market Group (FMG) that includes Government Business Solutions (GBS), Federal Market Publishing (FMP), and The Federal Market Institute (FMI), Washington, D. C. based organizations. FMG also includes The EuroMarket Group based in Brussels, Belgium and FMG Middle East in Tel Aviv. He is a Fellow, past National President (1987-88) and a member of the Executive Advisory Council of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA). He is Chairman Emeritus, Board of Trustees, of the non-profit foundation, Contract Management Institute (CMI).
Joe Jordan

Joe Jordan

Joe Jordan is the CEO of FedBid, a reverse auction marketplace serving over 18,000 Buyers and 90,000 Sellers. Prior to joining FedBid, Joe served as Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy. Previously, Joe served as Associate Administrator for Government Contracting and Business Development at the U.S. Small Business Administration and was an Engagement Manager at the global consulting firm McKinsey & Company, where he developed purchasing and supply chain management strategies for clients across several industries.
Steve Kelman

Steve Kelman

Weatherhead Professor of Public Management, Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government; former Administrator, Office of Federal Procurement Policy, Office of Management and Budget.
Gary J. Krump

Gary J. Krump

Vice President and Director for Federal Marketing, The Rhoads Group; Former Chairman & Chief Judge of the Department of Veterans Affairs Board of Contract Appeals.
Stephen B. Leisenring

Stephen B. Leisenring

President, Procurement Risk Management, LLC. Former Director of Contracts, Vectrus Systems Company. Brigadier General, United States Army, Retired. Former Deputy Director of Contracting, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Commanding General, CENTCOM Joint Theater Support Contracting Command. Commanding General, U.S Army Mission & Installation Contracting Command. Director of Contract Operations, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Procurement). Commander, U.S. Army Contracting Command Europe.
Paul F. Math

Paul F. Math – Director Emeritus – Historian

Consultant on national security, procurement, and logistics support issues; over 30 years of analytic responsibilities in the General Accounting Office for procurement and logistics; Director of the General Accounting Office Procurement and Acquisitions Analysis Group for 10 years.  
Kimberly McCabe

Kimberly (Kymm) McCabe

Former CEO of ASI Government, Inc. (formerly Acquisition Solutions), a company providing innovative big "A" solutions to the federal sector since 1996. Passionate about the government workforce and known for utilizing nontraditional methods of problem solving and solutioning including human centered design and emerging technologies. Previous positions include Acting Deputy Director of the Office of Business Transformation, HQ Department of the Army; Senior Vice President, ICF International, Enterprise Strategy Consulting; Executive, The Carlyle Group; Founder & CEO of Advanced Performance Consulting Group. Serves on the Board of Directors of the Professional Services Council and AFCEA, and Board of Advisors of NCMA.
Katharina McFarland

Katharina McFarland

President, Blue Oryx LLC. Former Assistant Secretary of Defense (Acquisition), former Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics & Technology), Former President, Defense Acquisition University, Former Director, Acquisition Missile Defense Agency. Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow, National Defense University.
Roy S. Mitchell

Roy S. Mitchell

Mediator & Arbitrator, JAMS, The Resolution Experts; Former President & CEO, Construction Claims Group, Hill International, Inc.; Fellow and former National Chairman, Public Contract Law Section, American Bar Association; Fellow, American College of Construction Lawyers; retired partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius.
William R. Morris

William R. Morris

Consultant; retired Partner, Pricewaterhouse Coopers; Rear Admiral, United States Navy, retired; former head of Navy/Marine Corps Procurement; and Assistant Commander, Naval Air Systems Command.
Ralph C. Nash, Jr.

Ralph C. Nash, Jr.

Consultant on government contract matters. Emeritus Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School. Founded discipline of government contracts law with the late John Cibinic. Founded the Government Contracts Program at GWU. Serves as Fellow and Board of Advisors, NCMA and active with ABA public contracts section.
Ronald S. Perlman

Ronald S. Perlman

Partner, Washington, DC, Government Contracts Team, Holland & Knight LLP; Senior Director, National Defense Industrial Association; Fellow, National Contract Management Association; Member of the Executive Committees of the DC NCMA Chapter (Past President), Small Business, Logistics and Manufacturing Divisions of NDIA; George Washington University National Law Center Government Contracts Advisory Board. Formerly Captain, USAF JAG (Asst SJA Procurement Law, Eglin AFB, Florida and SJA, Air Force Office of Scientific Research at Bolling AFB); Senior Trial Counsel, General Services Administration; Board of Directors and Board of Trustees, NDIA. Degrees: BA from Brooklyn College, JD from Boston College and LLM (in Government Procurement Law) from GW. Author, “Sole Source Contracts”, Briefing Paper, Federal Publications, 1983.
Darrell J. Oyer

Darrell J. Oyer

President, Darrell J. Oyer & Co; Member of Board of Directors, QinetiQ United States Holdings; former member of Board of Directors of Deltek, Fire Arms Training, Ecompex, Schiebel and Holston Defense; former Partner at Deloitte and Touche; former Assistant Director, Defense Contract Audit Agency; Recipient of National Defense Industrial Association's Howard Cork Award.
Anne Reed

Anne Reed

President & CEO, Anne Reed Consulting, LLC. Board Chairman & previous CEO of ASI Government, Inc. Formerly: President of Electronic Data Systems State & Local Government Solutions & VP, Government Global Industry Group. CIO & Deputy Assistant Secretary of U.S. Department of Agriculture. Awards include: ACT-IAC 2013 Janice Mendenhall Leadership Award; and, in 2010, Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce GovCon Contractor of the Year Award, AFCEA’s Heroine in Technology Award and, for the third time, Federal Computer Week's Federal 100 award. Chairperson of the Christ Church Alexandria Foundation. Founding Director of the laBECA Women's Scholarship Foundation.
Debra Scheider

Debra Scheider

Senior Vice President of Contracts, Engility Corporation; Former President, Guidestar Acquisition LLC. Former Director National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), Office of Contracts; NRO Senior Procurement Executive; Member Intelligence Community Procurement Executive Council. Senior Executive, Intelligence Community, retired. Board member and Fellow, National Contract Management Association (NCMA); Chair, Professional Standards and Ethics Committee, NCMA.
Steven L. Schooner

Steven L. Schooner

Professor & Co-Director of the Government Procurement Law Program, George Washington University Law School; former associate Administrator for Procurement Law & Legislation, Office of Procurement Policy, Office of Management and Budget.
Darryl A. Scott

Darryl A. Scott

Corporate Vice President, Contracts and Pricing, The Boeing Company. Major General, United States Air Force, Retired (34 years service). Former Deputy Commander, Task Force to Support Business and Stability Operations in Iraq, Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Business Transformation). Commander, Joint Contracting Command-Iraq/Afghanistan, Baghdad, Iraq (2006-2008). Director, Defense Contract Management Agency. Vice Commander, Warner-Robins Air Logistics Center. Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Contracting).
Tom Sisti

Thomas R. Sisti, Esq.

Senior Director & Chief Legislative Counsel for SAP America. Former Senior Counsel, AT&T; Counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs; Chief Counsel, GSA Board of Contract Appeals; and Counsel, Government Accountability Office. Member, Coalition for Government Procurement Board of Advisors; Deputy Commissioner, TechAmerica Foundation Big Data Commission; and Commissioner, TechAmerica Foundation Commission on the Government Technology Opportunity in the 21st Century.
Stan Soloway

Stan Soloway

President and CEO, Celero Strategies, LLC. Previous positions include President and CEO, Professional Services Council (2001-2015), Deputy Under Secretary of Defense and Director, Defense Reform (1998-2001). Member, Board of Directors, Corporation for National & Community Service (2007-20012). Secretary of Defense Medals for Distinguished and Exceptional Public Service; IT Industry Executive of the Year (1105 Media); Federal 100 (3); NCMA Herbert Roback Award. Fellow and Board of Advisors, NCMA; Principal, Partnership for Public Service.
Eleanor R. Spector

Eleanor R. Spector

Vice President, Prime Contract Management, Fluor Government Group. Former Vice President, Contracts, Lockheed Martin Corporation; former Director, Defense Procurement, Department of Defense; and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Procurement
Robert F. Trimble

Robert F. Trimble - Director Emeritus

Major General, United States Air Force, Retired; former Vice President, Contracts, Martin Marietta Corporation; Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Acquisitions; Assistant Administrator, Office of Federal Procurement Policy; and Director, Procurement Policy, United States Air Force.
William G.T. Tuttle

William G.T. Tuttle

General, United States Army, Retired; Consultant; Trustee Emeritus and former President, Logistics Management Institute; former Commander, Army Material Command. PRT Chairman 2003-2010. Former Chairman Defense Acquisition University Board of Visitors.
Lenn Vincent

Lenn Vincent

Independent consultant; Former DAU Industry Chair; Vice President, American Management Systems and CACI International; Rear Admiral, United States Navy, Retired; Former Commander, Defense Systems Management College; Commander, Defense Contract Management Command; Director of Contracts, NAVAIR Systems Command.
Alfred Volkman

Alfred G.(Al) Volkman

Consultant. Former Director, International Cooperation, former Director, Foreign Procurement, and former Director, Contract Policy in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Also served as in a variety of procurement positions with the Department of the Navy and the US Mission to NATO.
Roger D. Waldron

Roger D. Waldron

President of The Coalition for Government Procurement. Former Counsel for Mayer Brown LLP; Acting Deputy Chief Acquisition Officer for Office of the Chief Acquisition Officer, General Services Administration (GSA); Member of the Services Acquisition Reform Act (SARA) Acquisition Advisory Panel; Director of the Acquisition Management Center, Office of Acquisition Management, FSS, GSA; Senior Assistant General Counsel, Office of General Counsel, GSA.
Charlie E. Williams Jr.

Charlie E. Williams Jr.

President, C. Williams LLC. Former Director, Defense Contract Management Agency; Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force, (Contracting); The Competition Advocate United States Air Force; US board member to the NATO AWACS Programme Board of Directors; Business Advisor to USAF PEO for Space, Fighter Attack Aircraft and, Command Control and Combat Support Systems; Technical Director, Contract Policy, Air Force Materiel Command.
Jim Williams

Jim Williams

Jim Williams has 35 plus years of successful public and private sector experience, over 18 at the federal senior executive level, leading major program and acquisition organizations. Other leadership roles include ACT-IAC Industry Chair; TechAmerica DHS Committee Chair; Co-Chair, Partnership for Public Service’s CAO Council; and serving on the VA’s Acquisition Academy Advisory Board. He was the Acting Administrator of GSA, first GSA Federal Acquisition Service Commissioner, first Director of DHS’s US-VISIT Program, and headed up IRS' Procurement organization and Program Management for IRS's Modernization Program. He has received numerous awards, including: two Presidential Rank Awards; and four FED100 Awards.
Karen L. Wilson

Karen L. Wilson

Senior Director of Acquisition, Logistics and Industrial Base, Government Operations; former Director, Government Acquisition Business Affairs, The Boeing Company; past president, Board member and Fellow, National Contract Management Association; former Vice President, Government, Business and Finance, Honeywell International; former attorney for Hughes Aircraft, TRW, and Office of the Secretary of Defense; former member of the Defense Acquisition University Board of Directors and the congressionally mandated Panel to review Cost Accounting Standards.
Robert

Christoper R. Yukins

Professor of Government Contracts Law and Co-Director, Government Procurement Law Program, The George Washington University Law School. Of counsel, Arnold & Porter LLP. Council Member, ABA Public Contract Law Section. Faculty Advisor, Public Contract Law Journal. Advisor, U.S. Delegation to Working Group, UNCITRAL Model Procurement Law. Former trial attorney, U.S. Department of Justice.