Contract Management Leadership Development Program (CMLDP)

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The contract management workforce is facing one of its greatest challenges ever—the workforce is aging and retiring at a pace faster than the next generation is replacing them. The Contract Management Leadership Development Program (CMLDP) is designed to help develop the next generation of acquisition and NCMA leaders through an intensive year-long educational experience.

Program Benefits

The CMLDP provides top-quality education in fundamental leadership, association volunteerism, NCMA governance, and contract management. Participants can expect to:

  • Gain access and career connections to top government and industry leadership in the contract management profession;
  • Receive career guidance and assignment feedback from two senior contracting professional mentors throughout the program year;
  • Network with NCMA leadership at the national and chapter level;
  • Apply learned leadership skills in small and large group assignments, preparing participants to bring new skillsets back to the workplace;
  • Join classmates and faculty at in-person training events;
  • Participate in a series of webinars on fundamental leadership skills and their application in the acquisition workforce;
  • Write a graduate-level research paper on a contract management topic, with the possibility of publication in Contract Management Magazine or the Journal of Contract Management; and
  • Receive 180 CPE hours. 

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The National Contract Management Association (NCMA) is pleased to announce the members of the 2017–2018 Contract Management Leadership Development Program (CMDLP). Twenty-one individuals were selected to participate in this prestigious program. Participants represent those in government and industry as well as NCMA chapters from all over the country.

NAME CHAPTER ORGANIZATION
 J. Blaine Ashworth, CFCM  China Lake  Naval Air Systems Command
 David Cook, CFCM  Tysons  DCMA
 Angel Davis  Tysons  BAE Systems
 Mike Groeger, CFCM  Jacksonville  LSI, Incorporated
 Kim Hang  San Diego  General Atomics
 Tracy Hunter  Pentagon  Millennium Engineer & Integration Company
 Michael Macaluso  Hampton Roads  Goldbelt Hawk, LLC
 Matthew Main, CFCM, CPCM  Dayton  USAF/AFLCMC
 Amar Medatia, CFCM  Washington, DC  Simplified Acquisition Management
 Sarah Mott, CFCM, CCCM  Charleston  Companion Data Services
 Maria Mpelkas  Boston  Raytheon
 Brittany Mundy  Tysons  General Dynamics Information Technology
 Neena Pine, CFCM  Pinelands  Lockheed Martin
 Sherrie Randall  Atlanta  CDC
 Phillipe Rodriguez  Los Angeles  Space and Missile Systems Center
 Tiffany Smith, CFCM  LA Gateway  Jet Propulsion Laboratory
 Chuck Spencer  Washington, DC  GSA
 Stefanie Taylor  Atlanta Cobb County - Purchasing
 Glenda Urgiles  Washington, DC  GSA
 Patricia Ward  Tysons  LMI
 Amanda Winkle, CFCM  Central Ohio  Battelle