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09/2007 to Current
Contracting Officer Federal Aviation Administration Washington, DC
  • Assigned to Major System branch to administer complex contracts
  • Monitor day-to-day contract administration for $2B contract
  • Conduct $40M Source Selection from market survey to award
  • Serve as primary contact for multi-million dollar procurements
  • Negotiate CPFF, T&M and FP contracts
  • Serve as an evaluator for $400M support services contracts
  • Successfully negotiate reduction in T&M labor rates
  • Conduct research to stay abreast of federal regulations
  • Review DCMA Forward Pricing Recommendations to develop negotiation position and determine reasonableness
  • Prepare price negotiation memos to document rationale
  • Communicate daily with Program Offices
02/2002 to 09/2007
Contracts Specialist CEXEC Washington, DC
  • Provide all acquisition support to Program Office and Contracting Officer for $300M Contract
  • Analyze and reconcile financial data for the Program Manager
  • Assist the Contracting Officer with all contractual documentation
  • Daily maintain financial database to track expenditures, purchase requests (PR's) modifications, commitments, obligated amounts and funding allocations from internal organizations
  • Maintain all contractual and administrative files
02/2000 to 09/2002
Contracts Administrator Development Alternatives Inc Bethesda , MD
  • Administer contracts in support of U.S. Agency of International Development (USAID)
  • Prepare cost proposals in response to USAID solicitations
  • Coordinate all proposal efforts with Program Office
  • Maintain acquisition files
Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice & Sociology Suffolk University Boston, MA

Professional Affiliations
  • National Contracts Management Association (NCMA)
  • Maryland Program for Mediator Excellence (MPME)
  • Certified Mediator for District Court of Maryland
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Professional Summary
Upsilon Pi Epsilon: Honor Society Selected Member Association of Information Technology Professionals, Student Chapter: Individual Student Member Region 13
  • Strong analytical skills UNIX/LINUX
  • Strong collaborative skills Network asset management
  • Proficiency in TCP/IP protocols Information security
  • Excellent problem solving skills Document management
  • Knowledge of streaming video platforms Project management
  • Web content management
  • Technical Skills
  • Skills Experience Total Years Last Used
  • Microsoft Windows OS/95, 98, ME, Competent 5
  • XP Home, Vista, 7
  • Unix, Linux, Mac OSX, VMWare Competent 3
  • Java Development Basic 2
  • Microsoft Office/ Word, Excel, Competent 4
  • PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Adobe Photoshop CS6 Proficient 3
  • Exchange Server Competent 2
  • Firewall Configuration Proficient 4
Work History
Software Engineer, 08/2013 to Current
IBM Austin, Texas, United States
  • Able to understand WebSphere technologies and Java, broadly apply them to current and future IBM Support needs.
  • Consulted with engineering staff to evaluate interface between hardware and software.
  • Modified existing software to correct errors, upgrade interfaces and improve performance.
  • Worked effectively with design teams to ensure software solutions elevated client side experience.
Job Assistance, 10/2010 to 06/2012
Texas Veterans Commission 6200 W Central Texas Expy
  • Central Texas College Federal Work Study Killeen, T X Provided assistance to agency veteran's counselors, employment representatives and education program specialist.
  • Research and compiled job research.
  • Documented all veteran inquiries and comments thoroughly and quickly.
  • Accurately logged all daily customer service orders.
Training Supervisor, 08/2009 to 09/2010
United States Army Fort Hood, Texas
  • Supervised and operated 10 person staff for coordination of training, resources and programs for 400+ organization.
  • Created and designed specialized training curricula and instructed classes leading to 30 percent increase in personnel trained.
  • Oversaw, documented, and properly maintained documents containing sensitive information.
Contracting Officer Representative, 09/2008 to 07/2009
United States Army Talil, Iraq
  • Prioritized and Maintained liaison between five building material contractors and the Contracting Officer.
  • Supervised and supported 40+ projects by providing oversight of materials, labor, and work specifications, ensuring 1,200+ buildings and 15,000+ personnel were protected from explosions as Blast Mitigation Officer.
  • Maintained accountability for a stock yard containing with $10+ million in concrete protective barriers.
  • Approved, prepared and processed contract files from bid to completion and/or termination.
Range Control Operations Officer, 09/2008 to 07/2009
United States Army Tilil, Iraq
  • Talil, Iraq Oversaw and maintained three modern small arms ranges to support training and qualification requirements for 43,000+ users.
  • Authorized and Scheduled facility operations, exceeding training requirements for multiple weapon systems by 20 percent.
  • Administered safety briefings to key supervisors.
  • Revised and executed user interface operational standards allowing additional 4000+ soldiers to maintain qualification.
Base Defense Operation Supervisor, 06/2008 to 09/2008
United States Army Tilil, Iraq
  • Supervised and trained 35 man security force in area defense procedures, ensured operation of 10 observation towers, and enhanced force protection for 700+ personnel.
  • Organized and prioritized emplacement of weapon systems.
  • Performed daily checks of all security sites, ensuring alertness of personnel, sufficient supply of ammunition/water, and availability of required vehicles/equipment.
  • Served as operating system expert, provided technical support for the entire organization.
First Sergeant, 08/2007 to 03/2008
United States Army Fort Hood, Texas
  • Fort Hood, T X Oversaw, supervised and accounted for the physical training, fitness, moral, health, welfare and daily operations of 76 personnel and 3 managers.
  • Advised senior management on schedules, training, personnel and equipment status.
  • Oversaw and maintained responsibility of $9.4 million in equipment.
Personal Security Team Supervisor, 01/2006 to 07/2007
United States Army Baghdad, Iraq
  • Organized and operated 12 man Personnel Security Detachment (PSD) team to support IED detection, vehicle/individual safety, and route security requirements.
  • Oversaw and conducted 300+ personal security escort missions.
  • Supervised, trained, and integrated 24 new personnel into Security Teams for combat missions.
  • Aided Explosive Ordnance Detachments with the destruction of 20,000+ pounds of enemy improvised explosive devices and assorted munitions.
  • Greeted customers in a timely fashion, while quickly determining their needs.
Maneuver Section Leader, 06/2006 to 12/2006
United States Army Baghdad, Iraq
  • Supervised, trained, and oversaw the safety of 12 member maneuver section while conducting 320+ combat and joint patrols with local national security police.
  • Oversaw and maintained accountability of $12+ million worth of equipment which included computers, generators, vehicles, and housing facilities.
Infantry Platoon Sergeant, 10/1998 to 05/2006
United States Army Fort Hood, Texas
  • Fort Hood, T X Supervised, trained and supported four 6-man teams in weapon system operations, maintenance, and safety.
  • Planned, conducted, and trained senior managers on the implantation, flexibility, and capability of indirect fire systems.
  • Assigned, operated and maintained vehicles and equipment valued $75+ million.
  • Ensured 30+ Fire Direction Center (FDC) personnel passed an FDC examination semiannually with 100% success rate.
Bachelor of Arts: Information Technology, 2013
Excelsior College - Albany, NY
Information Technology
Bachelor of Science: Information Technology, December 2013
Excelsior College - Albany, New York
Information Technology Network Management Member of Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), the national honor society for computing and information disciplines. 64
Associate of Science: Administrative Management , 2011
Excelsior College - Albany, New York
General Studies Administrative/ Management Studies 60
Certification Course:
Contract Certification Talil, Iraq Contracting Officer Representative coursework Senior Leader Course:
Diploma: Advance Non Commission Officer Studies, 2008
United States Amor School - Fort Knox, Kentucy
Combat Arms Advanced Non-Commissioned Officers Course. Coursework in Leadership Management, and Teamwork.: 2005
U.S. Army -
Microsoft Office Fort Hood, T X, United States Microsoft Office System Certification Course: 1999
Fort Benning, GA
Advanced Leader Course: 1997
Diploma: Fort Benning, GA
Coursework in Leadership Management:
Master of Science: Information Technology, 2016
Kaplin University - 9000 Keystone Crossing, Suite 800, Indianapolis, IN 46240
Additional Information
  • Military Awards Received Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal, 10 Army Commendation Medals, 7 Army Achievement Medals, National Defense Service Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, Air Assault Badge.

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Professional Summary
EDUCATION: To obtain a position which will allow me the ability to ensure successful market research, acquisition planning, contract performance management, and interpretation of contract law in order to provide the best, most efficient contracting strategies.
  • Negotiation skills
  • Technical writing
  • Team building
  • Acquisitions knowledge
  • Performance evaluations
  • Contract review and recommendations
  • Competitive analysis
  • Complex problem solving
  • Expertise in invoice and payment transactions
  • Analytical reasoning
  • Ethical approach
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Contract management
  • Talented multi-tasker
  • Flexible thinker
  • Results-oriented
Work History
09/2010 to Current
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 15 Washington
  • Supervisor: Timothy Costa.
Contracting Officer, 01/2010
Contracting Squadron
  • One of several agency primary points of contact regarding contractual matters.
  • Collaborate with various program managers to review, design and facilitate requirement needs.
  • Develop customer procurement objectives relating to competition and price reasonableness.
  • Receive requests for services, supplies, and equipment; evaluate requests to ensure that they are properly budged and supported by administratively required justification.
  • Determine appropriate contractual vehicle or strategy for use in the acquisition process to include verification of project funds.
  • Plan, direct, coordinate, and manage various contracting functions to include: administering, modifying, closing out, terminating contracts and purchase orders.
  • Administer Government Purchase Card orders and conduct monthly GPC reconciliation reports.
  • Select appropriate contracting terms and conditions for contracts.
  • Regularly review contract policies, procedures and programs to stay current with acquisition changes.
  • Develop and review solidific.
Contracting Specialist, 04/2001 to 08/2003
U.S. Air Force
  • Provided contractual support to the 11th Wing Civil engineering Squadron at Bolling AFB, DC.
  • Contract Administrator for the Military Family Housing Maintenance Contract with a value of $55 Million providing housing for over 2,500 military members supporting the National Capital Region, Pentagon, and Bolling Air Force Base.
  • Established procedures to ensure efficiency was demonstrated by Contractors and government personnel within the requirements of the contracts Statement of Work.
  • Proactively guided the technical/functional efforts of team members to facilitate communication, cooperation and coordination on project/program issues.
  • Participated in weekly progress meetings to update and inform Wing Command Staff of Contractor performance and status on military family housing contract.
  • Performed all pre-termination and final inspections for the General Officer Quarters before final approval by the Government.
  • Managed the Grounds Maintenance contract for Bolling AFB, DC with an annual budget of $5Million.
Contracting Specialist, 89th Contracting Squadron Andrews AFB, Md.
  • Tasked with providing Contractual support to the 89th Military Airlift Wing and Presidential Support group, at Andrews AFB.
  • Perform Contractual duties of buying and administering various types of service contracts, supporting operations, logistics, communications, and medical groups throughout the Base.
  • Review, develop, and evaluate contractor's proposals for accuracy and acquisition strategies to determine best value.
  • Collect and analyze data, compile various lists, and prepare solicitations for qualified bidders for specific customers' requirements.
  • Conduct pre/post award conferences and site visits with prospective contractors to ensure comprehension of requirement.
  • Monitored contractors to ensure compliance with applicable acquisition regulations, agency standards, industry standards and specifications.
  • Facilitate negotiation of strategies with contractors for "best value" collaborative results.
  • Perform contract modifications as required.
  • Assist contractors in receiving paymen.
Bachelors Degree: Associates, Business Management, Baltimore Community College -
Additional Information
  • Continuous Learning Certificate of Achievement Oct 2002-Oct 2004 JOB-RELATED HONORS, AWARDS, MEMBERSHIPS, ETC.: Secretary of the Air Force Contracting Specialist GS 12 & Below Award, 2006 Performance Award 2006 Contracting Annual Team Award, 2005 Performance Award, 2005 Time off Award, 2003 Performance Awards 1 Time off Award, 2001 Updated: 05/09/2014 Note: Add the following Documents DD214