NCMA Tysons Leadership Summit

National Contract Management Association (NCMA) presents:

"NCMA Tysons Leadership Summit"

Event Description:

NCMA Tysons Leadership Summit: Leading During Uncertain Times

The NCMA Tysons Leadership Summit brings together leaders in government, industry, defense, education, business, media and politics who are interested in making an impact on the issues affecting the contracting world. The event pulls together the leading minds in government contract management, leadership development and professional growth to discuss, debate and strategize ways to lead during uncertain times.

This event mixes together keynotes, panel discussions, networking lunch and more to bring a rich set of content driven by a diverse audience.

Keynote Speakers:

Janie L Mines

Janie L. Mines entered Annapolis, the United States Naval Academy, as the only African American female in the first class of women. She graduated in 1980 after serving in several leadership positions in the Brigade of Midshipmen. She was later selected to participate in the prestigious Sloan Fellows Program, where she earned an MBA from the Alfred P. Sloan School of Business Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Janie held positions of increasing responsibility, as a Navy Supply Corps officer and in several corporations including Procter & Gamble, Pepsi (Frito-Lay), Hershey Foods and Bank of America negotiating deals in excess of $10B. She is currently an independent executive management consultant focusing on Strategic Planning, Change Management, Quality and Productivity, Integrated Business Transformation, and Program Management serving nonprofits, government and Fortune 500 corporations.

Alan Mallory

Alan is an international speaker, author and performance coach who is passionate about leadership and reaching new heights in all that we do! His unique philosophy of life revolves around empowering people and embracing an agile mentality focused on goals and results. By understanding what drives and motivates us, we are able to cultivate more innovative and effective ways of thinking and taking action. Alan specializes in developing great leaders by establishing and reinforcing the professional development skills and mindsets that are essential for success. His true passion is in working with people to reach new heights in the way we think and the actions we take. Alan has always had a keen interest in discovering what drives us to do what we do and how we can use this knowledge to improve our overall health and happiness.


Russ Blaine

Russ Blaine is Director, Corporate Contracts, with Raytheon. He has over 30 years of defense-related experience, and has held executive positions in contract management, business development, operations, and proposal development. Prior to retiring from the U.S. Air Force in 2009, Russ served as Director of Contracting and Chief of Staff at the Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base. He subsequently held positions with Industry as Vice President for Program Development with KBR Wyle, and as Chief Operating Officer for Beyond Mission Capable Solutions, a woman-owned small business providing cyber security engineering to DoD and Industry Clients. Russ served as the national president of the National Contract Management Association during its 2014 program year.

Steven L Schooner

Steven L Schooner is the Nash & Cibinic Professor of Government Procurement Law at the George Washington University Law School, where he previously served as Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Before joining the faculty, Professor Schooner was the Associate Administrator for Procurement Law and Legislation (a Senior Executive Service position) at the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in the Executive Office of the President (EOP). He previously tried cases and handled appeals in the Commercial Litigation Branch of the Department of Justice. He also practiced with private law firms and, as an Active Duty Army Judge Advocate, served as a Commissioner at the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals. As an Army Reserve officer, he served for more than fifteen years as an Adjunct Professor at the Judge Advocate General’s School of the Army, in Charlottesville, Virginia. Outside of the U.S., he has advised government officials on public procurement issues, either directly or through multi-government programs, in more than 30 countries. His dispute resolution experience includes service as an expert witness, arbitrator, mediator, neutral, and ombudsman.


7:30 -8:45 am – Registration & Breakfast
9:00 – 9:35 am – Welcomes & Introductions
9:35 – 10:45 am – Keynote Speaker followed by Q&A/Audience Discussion
10:45 am – 11:00 am – Morning Break
11:00 – 12:00 am – Panel Discussion with Q&A/Audience Discussion
12:00 – 1:00 pm – Networking Lunch
1:00 – 2:15 pm – Panel Discussion with Q&A/Audience Discussion
2:15 – 2:30 pm – Afternoon Break
2:30 – 3:45 pm – Keynote Speaker followed by Q&A/Audience Discussion
3:45 – 4:15 pm – Closing Remarks
4:15 – 6:00 pm – Networking Reception

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Mar 11 2020


9:00 am - 4:30 pm


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