Tag Archives: federal procurement

Will Roper: Air Force Should ‘Hack’ Federal Acquisition System

Dr. Will Roper

Will Roper, assistant secretary for acquisition, technology and logistics at the U.S. Air Force and a three-time Wash100 Award winner, said he believes the service must hack the federal procurement system to be relevant. Roper said he is working with financial management offices and the general counsel on a new memo . 

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OFPP Chief Michael Wooten Issues Memo to Boost Involvement of People With Disabilities in Federal Contracting

Michael Wooten

Michael Wooten, administrator of the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP), has issued a new memo outlining five measures agencies should take to boost the participation of people with disabilities in federal contracting through the AbilityOne program.

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Dewberry Names Jay Harper, Former FEMA Senior Advisor, VP & BD Director

Jay Harper

Dewberry has appointed Jay Harper, former senior advisor to the administrator with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as a vice president and business development director in the company’s federal group, Dewberry reported on Tuesday. In his new role with Dewberry, Harper will work alongside the firm’s federal executives and coordinate with clients across the federal market.

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GSA to Hold Acquisition Training Forum in Alabama

The General Services Administration will conduct the two-day Acquisition Training Symposium that is set to kick off April 25 in Huntsville, Alabama. GSA’s federal acquisition service will host the event to inform federal procurement professionals about the agency’s products, services and tools, according to a Feb. 15 agency news release. The two-day event will also …

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Anne Rung: White House Names 11 Category Managers in 10 Federal Procurement Areas

The White House has appointed 11 category managers who will be responsible for 10 federal acquisition areas as part of the Category Management program. Federal Chief Acquisition Officer Anne Rung wrote in a blog post published Thursday that the Category Management initiative launched in 2014 aims to facilitate the federal procurement of products …

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