NCMA Announces 2017–2018 Class for Contract Management Leadership Development Program

Aug 11, 2017

ASHBURN, VA–August 11, 2017–The National Contract Management Association (NCMA) is pleased to announce the members of its 2017–2018 Contract Management Leadership Development Program (CMLDP).      

“NCMA is excited to help develop the next generation of contract management leaders through the CMLDP,” said Michael Fischetti, NCMA Executive Director. “In recent years, some contract management positions have stayed unfilled for months because of a lack of qualified candidates. The CMLDP develops skills and keeps these professionals engaged.”

Program participants will receive 180 hours of top-quality training in fundamental leadership, association volunteerism, NCMA governance, and contract management during this intensive, year-long educational experience. Participants have four to eight years of contract management experience and do not yet hold a supervisory position.

Twenty-one students were selected for the program, which will begin in August 2017, and will culminate in the graduation ceremony at NCMA’s World Congress in Cleveland, Ohio, in July 2018. This will be the 11th year of the highly competitive program, which has trained over 250 students to date. The 2017–2018 CMLDP students are listed below:

  • Joel Ashworth, CFCM; Naval Air Systems Command; NCMA China Lake/Ridgecrest Chapter
  • David Cook, CFCM; DCMA; NCMA Tysons Chapter
  • Angel Davis, BAE Systems, NCMA Tysons Chapter
  • Mike Groeger, CFCM; LSI, Incorporated; NCMA Jacksonville Chapter
  • Kim Hang, General Atomics, NCMA San Diego Chapter
  • Tracy Hunter, Millennium Engineer & Integration Company, NCMA Pentagon Chapter
  • R. Macaluso; Goldbelt Hawk, LLC; NCMA Hampton Roads Chapter
  • Mathew Main, CPCM, CFCM; USAF/AFLCMC; NCMA Dayton Chapter
  • Amar Medatia, CFCM; Simplified Acquisition Management; NCMA Washington DC Chapter
  • Sarah Mott, CFCM, CCCM; Companion Data Services; NCMA Charleston Chapter
  • Maria Mpelkas, Raytheon, NCMA Boston Chapter
  • Brittany Mundy, General Dynamics Information Technology, NCMA Tysons Chapter
  • Neena Pine, CFCM; Lockheed Martin-Moorestown; NCMA Pinelands Chapter
  • Sherrie Randall, CDC/OFR/OAS, NCMA Atlanta Chapter
  • Phillipe Rodriguez, Space and Missile Systems Center, NCMA Los Angeles/South Bay Chapter
  • Tiffany Smith, CFCM; Jet Propulsion Laboratory; NCMA LA Gateway Chapter
  • Vincent Spencer, GSA, NCMA Washington DC Chapter
  • Stefanie Taylor, Cobb County-Purchasing, NCMA Atlanta Chapter
  • Glenda Urgiles, GSA/FAS/ITS/QT2F, NCMA Washington DC Chapter
  • Patricia Ward, LMI, NCMA Tysons Chapter
  • Amanda Winkle, CFCM; Battelle Memorial Institute; NCMA Central Ohio Chapter

The CMLDP is designed to develop the next generation of acquisition and NCMA leaders. Candidates will have demonstrated a level of commitment to their professional development unmatched in the field and upon graduation from the program, will carry with them a unique, meaningful credential that will open doors to new challenges and professional opportunities.

Founded in 1959, NCMA is the world’s leading association in the field of contract management. The organization is dedicated to the professional growth and educational advancement of procurement and acquisition personnel worldwide. NCMA strives to serve and inform the profession and industry it represents and to offer opportunities for the open exchange of ideas in neutral forums. For more information, visit www.ncmahq.org.

# # #