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Professional Summary

Experienced Acquisition and Contracting Professional supporting civilian and Department of Defense agencies for 14 years. Specialist fluent with program management, acquisition life-cycle, and cradle to grave contracting. Known as master strategist for rapid acquisition, prototyping, and other transaction authority projects. Dedicated to simplifying complex acquisition and contracting processes and transforming conventional procurement models and mind sets.

  • Innovative Federal Contracting
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Other Transaction Authority SME
  • Customer service oriented
  • Mission focused
  • Strategic building
  • Getting to "Yes"
American University Washington, DC Expected in 09/2017 Key Executive Leadership Certificate Program : - GPA :
Liberty University Lynchburg, VA Expected in 05/2011 MBA : Accounting - GPA :
Virginia Tech Blacksburg, Va, Expected in 05/2008 Bachelor of Arts : Political Science - GPA :

Current Training and Certifications

  • DAWIA Level III Certified in Contracting (December 2018)
  • Army Acquisition Corps Member (January 2019)
  • Type B Certified Contracting Officer Representative (COR) (December 2018)
  • Army Civilian Education System (CES) Advanced Course (March 2019)

Previous Training and Certifications

  • Federal Acquisition Certification for Contracting (FAC-C): Level III certified
  • Warranted Contracting Officer: Unlimited
  • Aviation and Transportation Security Act Contracting Officer: Unlimited
  • Federal Acquisition Certification for Contracting Officer’s Representative (FAC-COR): Level III certified

Recipient of the Public Sector 360 2020 Government Innovation Award & 7th Annual Major General Harold J. "Harry" Greene Awards for Acquisition Writing.

Work History
General Services Admin - Procurement Analyst
Montgomery, AL, 05/2021 - Current
  • Lead strategist for developing rapid acquisition methodologies using other transaction authority.
  • Successfully executed streamlined procedures for acquiring artificial intelligence prototype projects in 60 days or less.
  • Primary author for all other transaction guidance, procedures, and artifacts used while executing prototype projects.
  • Proactively identify issues and create multiple problem solving solutions to address strategic goals and initiatives.
  • Subject matter expert in tailoring requirements to build forward-thinking and innovative contract solutions necessary to acquire artificial intelligence.

General Services Admin - Deputy Product Lead
Nashville, TN, 05/2020 - 05/2021
  • Realized, designed, managed, and integrated complex technical solutions for DCO to facilitate readiness, integration, training, and sustainment of emerging technologies.
  • Developed and managed environments to conduct rapid development and prototyping through phases of cyber operations.
  • Established the infrastructure to create a cloud-based, continuous integration pipeline in support of the organization's need to implement Development, Security, Operations (DevSecOps) methodologies.
  • Completed the first set of on-premise DevSecOps pipelines to provide automated capabilities for DCO specific workflows and workloads, eliminating the need for manual processes.
  • Defined and implemented a sustainable Software Release cycle to provide validated platforms to Cyber Protection Teams containing the latest approved software and tools.
  • Created process documentation for a number of ACT services and capabilities where none existed.
  • Exercised in-depth knowledge of OTA planning, publicizing, soliciting, evaluating, negotiation, award, and administration of other transactions.
  • Oversaw the establishment of other transaction agreements designed to provide prototypes and production scale capabilities.
Army Contracting Command Command - Rock Island - Procurement Analyst
City, STATE, 08/2018 - 05/2020
  • Senior Contract Specialist that possesed DAWIA Level III Certification and lead all Other Transaction prototype project awards in support of DCO.
  • Served as ACC-RI liaison and recognized other transaction subject matter expert to DCO for all other transaction projects and other traditional procurement contracts awarded under the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).
  • Awarded other transaction projects focused on rapidly deploying cyber solutions and capabilities to the Army’s Cyber Protection Teams using prototype project awards to accelerate Army Cyber mission goals and objectives.
  • Designed program for DCO to utilize other transaction authority in support of rapid assessment and deployment of innovative cyber technologies. Awarded $35M for prototype and production agreements in Fiscal Year 2019.
  • Successfully awarded a $1.3M prototype for enhanced hardware solutions in 64 days, significantly accelerating traditional procurement lead times.
  • Launched the first "Coliseum Event" using novel and streamlined procedures that resulted in 8 initial awards valued at $5.8M within one week of completing one-on-one discussions.
  • Lead OTA negotiations for prototype project where project requirements exceeded budget by four times. Successfully negotiated pricing from $2.2 million to $500,000 through to match program execution requirements.
  • Developed and conducted contracting and acquisition training, to include building templates, guides, and planning artifacts to implement repeatable processes.
Transportation Security Administration, TSA - Contracting Officer & Team Lead
City, STATE, 02/2014 - 08/2018
  • Managed the full range of contracting functions as a Federal Acquisition Certification for Contracting (FAC-C) Level III Contracting Officer & Team Lead possessing an unlimited warrant.
  • Acquisition expert possessing knowledge of a variety of administrative policies, precedents, procedures, to plan and carry out a wide range of complex and administrative program activities on behalf of multiple program offices.
  • Lead in developing and executing strategies for complex procurement of checked baggage screening systems, passenger screening systems, and many other support services.
  • Planned, coordinated, and managed portfolio execution in accordance with acquisition policy, regulation, and best business practices in support of program mission.
  • Recommended creative solutions to complex contracting problems aimed to provide flexibility while meeting a diverse and intricate set of requirements. Reevaluate plans as necessary to adjust to changing objectives.
  • Reviewed, analyzed, processed, and managed various contract types while performing cradle to grave contracting during program lifecycle, to include invoicing, statement of work changes, modifications, and evaluation of contract performance metrics.
  • Investigated and resolved contractor delays and disputes.
  • Produced and approved a wide range of work products: pre and post negotiation positions, procurement strategy reviews, justifications and authorizations, determinations and findings, project briefings and risk assessments for senior leaders to make effective, accurate, and timely decisions.
  • Oversaw and managed significant and complex agency acquisitions involving diverse supplies and services.
  • Senior advisor to program officials in procurement planning.
  • Managed teams that procure cutting edge checked baggage and passenger screening technologies.
  • Provided excellent customer service in a constantly changing and volatile procurement environment. Fostered collaborative and forward leaning customer service in support of program goals to execute highly innovative and effective acquisitions. Established strong rapport and trust with key stakeholders to drive acquisitions that will continuously improve operational performance and efficiency.
  • Ensured awards follow federal acquisition laws, regulations, policies, and procedures so that all goods and services are procured in compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), agency supplemental regulations, TSA policies, and other applicable governing procedures. Applied directives and regulations consistently to solve a wide range of complex problems related to contracting and program management.

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School Attended

  • American University
  • Liberty University
  • Virginia Tech

Job Titles Held:

  • Procurement Analyst
  • Deputy Product Lead
  • Procurement Analyst
  • Contracting Officer & Team Lead


  • Key Executive Leadership Certificate Program
  • MBA
  • Bachelor of Arts

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