I am the Director of Learning & Content Development at Public Spend Forum. I am passionate about good governance and believe in our mission to create open, efficient, and innovation-driven public sector markets. As a former government contracting officer and current taxpayer, I can think of no more important mission!I look forward to engaging with new members here in our community, sharing best practices, and telling great stories about impact, value, and public sector success.
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I am the Director of Learning & Content Development at Public Spend Forum. I am passionate about good governance and believe in our mission to create open, efficient, and innovation-driven public sector markets. As a former government contracting officer and current taxpayer, I can think of no more important mission!I look forward to engaging with new members here in our community, sharing best practices, and telling great stories about impact, value, and public sector success.

Education

George Washington University
Masters in Business Administration
Entrepreneurship
2007 to 2009
Wake Forest University
Bachelor of Arts
Psychology
1998 to 2002

Job history

Public Spend Forum
Director, Learning & Content Development
2015-07-01
ASI Government
Content Developer
2013-11-01 to 2015-06-01
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Manager
2009-10-01 to 2013-10-01
Transportation Security Administration
Contracting Officer
2002-06-01 to 2009-09-01

Recent Posts

Improving Government IT Through Effective Cyber Security Procurement

October 12, 2018

When it comes to buying cyber security, it’s hard to know where to even start. A constantly changing threat environment and the diversity of government IT networks make it complicated to determine how cyber security fits into the procurement lifecycle. In situations like this, a good first step is to figure out what exactly you […]

Finding the Best Cyber Security Solutions with GovShop

September 24, 2018

Market Research Made Easy With Public Spend Forum As public sector organizations continue to modernize technology and bring citizen services online, cyber hackers and bad actors are designing new techniques to exploit every weakness they find. It’s a cat and mouse game that will never stop, and has never been more challenging to win. For […]

Techniques for Conducting Efficient, Effective Government Market Research

September 11, 2018

Find Your Top Government Contractors with Information as Your Superpower Conducting market research and gathering market intelligence is a critical part of any acquisition and procurement process. It can also take a good amount of time that most procurement professionals don’t have, given they are overburdened with all the other demands of the acquisition lifecycle. […]

Seven Government Technology Startups to Watch in 2019

August 28, 2018

These GovTech Companies are Making a Difference with Their Solutions   At Public Spend Forum, we are passionate about the power of civic technology to improve government programs and the lives of the citizens they serve. We were proud to feature several GovTech startups at our recent Procurement Technology Symposium in LA, where we listened […]

Six Tips for Your Best Market Research

August 17, 2018

Your Guide to Finding the Top Government Contractors for your Procurement Requirements   Market research is an essential chore for contracting professionals looking for top government contractors who offer the best value for their customer and agency missions. Simple in concept but more difficult in execution, government market research is divided into two categories: strategic […]