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 Expert  725113

Expert in Federal Procurement Regulations, Law, Procedures and Operations


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Texas (TX)
USA
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Summary of Expertise:

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Skilled in all aspects of federal acquisition theory, policy and practice. Has been an unlimited contracting officer for 20 years. Served as negotiator, contracting officer, head of contract policy and director of contracting. Has taught contracting at the university and professional level for 20 years.

Thirty years of experience in using, teaching and recommending changes in the Federal Acquisition Regulations. Agency subject matter expert for FAR.

Familiar with all aspects of federal purchasing law, regulations, practice and policy.

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acquisition

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law

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Federal Acquisition Regulation

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purchasing

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government contract


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Dallas, Texas;  Fort Worth, Texas;  Arlington, Texas;  Plano, Texas;  Garland, Texas;  Irving, Texas;  Grand Prairie, Texas;  Mesquite, Texas;  Carrollton, Texas;  and Wichita Falls, Texas.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1986   MBA   Finance and Investments   George Washington University  
1977   BA   English Literature   University of Virginia  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2007 to 2009

 

US Agency for International Development

 

Office of the Chief Information Officer

 

Division Chief/Supervisory Contracting Officer

 

He is responsible for all IT-related acquisitions for the CIO, with an annual procurement budget of $60M. He is the subject matter expert on all procurement related issues for the CIO's office.

1992 to 2007

 

USDA Farm Service Agency

 

Acquisition Management Division

 

Supervisory Procurement Analyst

 

He was the director of procurement policy for the agency, serving as the subject matter expert for all acquisition-related issues for the agency. He was responsible for the training and certification of approximately 150 contracting officers across the agency.

1987 to 1992

 

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

 

Procurement Division

 

Supervisory Contracting Officer

 

Senior contracting specialist, responsible for all agency acquisitions. He developed a series of multiple-award competitive task order contracts, which were used by GSA in developing government-wide policy for the use of such contracts.

1979 to 1987

 

Naval Sea Systems Command

 

Acquisition Directorate

 

Contract Specialist

 

Negotiated many large-dollar, sole-source weapons systems contracts.

1988 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

Instructor/Developer

 

He taught many high-level classes for industry and government audiences, and developed textbooks to comply with DAU standards.

2009 to 2011

 

US Department of Energy

 

Office of Procurement and Assistance Management

 

Procurement Analyst

 

He is a senior procurement analyst with oversight responsibilites for high-value DOE contract actions.

2012 to 2014

 

US Air Force

 

Kirtland AFB, New Mexico

 

Director of Small Business Programs

 

He is responsible for all small business programs at Kirtland AFB.

2009 to 2011

 

US Department of Energy

 

Office of Procurement and Assistance Management

 

Procurement Analyst

 



Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

National Contract Management Association

Licenses/Certifications

Level III FAC-C Certification

Professional Appointments

Small business specialist Hold Level III unlimited acquisition warrant

Awards/Recognition

Secretary of the Navy Career Fellowship for graduate study, 1982-83


Publications:
Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Government Training Inc.  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2007 to   US AID   Division Chief/Contracting Officer   He is responsible for all IT-related contracting actions for the agency.
1992 to 2007   USDA Farm Service Agency   Director of Contract Policy   He was responsible for all acquisition-related policy for the agency.
1987 to 1992   NOAA   Supervisory Contracting Officer   He was responsible for all agency acquisitions.
1979 to 1987   Naval Sea Systems Command   Contract Specialist   He negotiated many high-dollar weapon systems contract.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Asked by USDA Graduate School to give a presentation to a group of visiting Chinese procurement officials on how the US government avoids waste and fraud in procurement actions.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Federal acquisitions regulations expert needed for consulting regarding federal acquisitions regulations training program.
  • Law government procurement expert needed for consulting on general procurement questions.
  • FAR expert needed for consulting on allowable overhead on change orders.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Federal Government Contracting and Procurement.
  • Expert for consulting on FAR application in fixed price contracting.
  • Government contracts expert for consulting related to an employee falsely fired.
  • Expert in federal acquisition for consulting on False Claims Act.
  • Federal contract expert needed for consulting regarding Federal Contract Issues.
  • Expert in government procurement for consulting on personnel litigation and the Procurement Integrity Act.
  • Federal procurement expert for consulting on competitive procurement of products also listed on GSA schedule.
  • Military procurement expert witness for consulting on in military procurement needed.
  • executive and key compensation under FARs
  • Expert on government procurement process for legal case.
  • DFAR
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Market Research:
He must stay current in all procurement-related issues as a function of both his official duties and teaching positions.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

He has taught hundreds of class sessions on procurement-related issues and developed the texts for many DAU CON-related classes

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Served for 15 years as the small business specialist for the Farm Service Agency, talking with, recruiting and assisting small firms in bidding for and receiving government contracts.


 

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