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SMTF14 - Wells



Rita Wells, Ph.D., CPCM, Fellow 

Acquisition Executive, Fluor Corporation

Rita Wells is the acquisition executive for the Fluor Government Group (FGG), part of a Fortune 500 corporation. Dr. Wells provides leadership for more than $5 billion of FGG subcontracts placed in support of U.S. government prime contracts. She provides leadership for all FGG subcontracting global operations including negotiation, vendor sourcing, audit resolution, pricing, policy, claims resolution, material control, proposal support, acquisition training, export control/ITAR compliance, and small business support. 

Dr. Wells has an extensive background in federal leadership and acquisition management. She managed multi-billion-dollar programs while serving in career senior executive positions as a deputy assistant secretary at the Department of Energy and as an associate administrator at the Department of Transportation. She has served in a variety of Department of Defense acquisition management organizations in the United States and Japan as a contracting officer and cost/price analyst. Dr. Wells also has been a member of the acquisition management faculty at the Industrial College of the Armed Forces and the Air Force Institute of Technology, as well as an adjunct faculty member for the University of Virginia. Dr. Wells is the recipient of many awards, including the Presidential Distinguished and Meritorious Rank Awards, the Commander's Award for Public Service, and the Meritorious Civilian Service medal. 

SMTF14 - Fitzgerald


Patrick J. Fitzgerald

Director, Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) 

Patrick Fitzgerald is director of the Defense Contract Audit Agency, having been appointed to the position in 2009.The DCAA is the agency responsible for auditing the department's contracts and providing cost accounting and financial advisory services regarding contracts and subcontracts to all Department of Defense components responsible for procurement and contract administration. Before joining the DCAA, he served as the U.S. Army's auditor general and held responsibility for managing worldwide operations of the U.S. Army Audit Agency, where he held a 30-year auditing career. 



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Frank Anderson Jr., Fellow

President, Strategic Public Sector Solutions 

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 Nikki B. Burley

Subcontracting Program Manager, Department of State-OSDBU

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Keith Byers

Associate, McKenna Long & Aldridge

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Brent A. Calhoon, CPA

Partner, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

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Gary Campbell

Assistant General Counsel, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems

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L. Denyce Carter 

Vice President, Contracts & Purchasing, General Atomics

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Amanda H. Christian 

Vice President & Corporate Director for Procurement, CACI 

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Sharon D. James 

Division Chief, Department of State

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Daniel Kelly 

Partner, McCarter & English, LLP 

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Jim Kirlin 

Senior Subcontracts Manager & Material Program Manager, Raytheon

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Mary J. Lake

Procurement Center Representative, U.S. Small Business Administration

Gloria Larkin 

President, TargetGov

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Patricia L. Lee, CPA

Western Region, Regional Audit Manager, Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA)

Janie Maddox, CPCM, Fellow

Alfred J. Massey 

Western Region, Special Programs Manager, Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA)

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Andrew Obermeyer, CPCM, Fellow

Director, Business Operations Center, Defense Contract Management Agency

Joyce Tong Oelrich

Senior Attorney, Compliance, Office of General Counsel, Microsoft Coporation

James W. Reed

Partner, Rhoads & Rheed PLLC

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Mike Rizzo

Partner, McKenna Long & Aldridge

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Rosa Rodarte

Lead, Business Opportunity Specialist, San Diego Small Business Administration

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Jim Russell

Acting Director, Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA)

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Debra Sampson 

Small Business Liasison Officer, Fluor Government Group

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Walter E. Vashak

Director, Contract Compliance, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems

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Lenn Vincent, Fellow

Industry Chair, Defense Acquisition University (DAU)

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William Weisberg

Principal, Law Offices of William Weisberg PLLC

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Jeffery White 

President/CEO, J.A. White & Associates, Inc. 

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Penny White, Fellow

Senior Manager of Contracts & Pricing, The Boeing Company

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