May’s Seminar: NCMA–Getting Involved and Giving Back


Program Date and Time

Friday, May 15, 2015, 8:30AM – 10:30AM. Breakfast and networking starts at 7:30AM.

Program Location

Washington Technology Park Conference Center, 15000 Conference Center Drive, Chantilly, VA 20151 (Click here for more information and a link to directions)

Program Description

This seminar will be conversational in nature, with our distinguished panel being prompted questions from the moderator, Chapter President Jessica Grant, while also fielding questions from the audience.

In this seminar, attendees will receive an overview of NCMA as an organization:

  • Hear firsthand how to get more involved in NCMA through;
    • Board of Directors
    • Becoming a Fellow
    • Speaking Opportunities
    • Publishing Articles
  • Understand the benefits of NCMA membership / leadership
    • Networking
    • Volunteering
    • Professional Certifications
    • Career enhancement

Plus, get an update on the chapter’s election results and be provided an opportunity to sign-up to volunteer.

About The Panelists

Kim Rupert, CPCM, CFCM, Fellow, NCMA Director and Chair, Finance and Budget Committee

Kim RupertKim Rupert is the senior vice president for corporate contracts, procurement, and pricing for SAIC. She is responsible for setting policy across the functional organization to facilitate business operations and ensure compliance with laws and regulations. She rejoined SAIC in this corporate capacity in December 2007 after a brief stint at QinetiQ North America as their senior vice president of contracts and procurement. Before that, she spent 12 years in positions of increasing responsibility at SAIC. Prior to that, she worked in the contracts department of Ideas, Inc., a company later acquired by SAIC.

She is a graduate of the University of Maryland and received an MBA from Johns Hopkins University. She also has a masters certificate in government contracting from The George Washington University. She has previously served on NCMA’s Board of Advisors and as a chapter vice president and president of NCMA’s Baltimore-Washington Corridor Chapter.

Dr. Mary Ann Wangemann

Wangemann Pic UVADr. Mary Ann Wangemann has spent the majority of her career serving as an executive managing federal programs valued up to $8B and as a Fellow providing thought leadership at EDS. She then served as vice president of a start up a company called mySBX, (later sold to Deltek and now operates as GovWin) designed to help companies subcontract in the federal government marketplace. She served at Management Concepts as a Program Director for a project management line of products and services to help government employees achieved federal certification.

Throughout the last 20 years, she has also held numerous professor positions at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels. She has written 14 books on federal government contracting, subcontracting, and program management. Her research interests are in executive decision-making. Her academic expertise is in contract management, business management, leadership, education, information technology, business, and research methodology.

She now teaches in and serves as the University of Virginia Statewide Director for the Procurement and Contracts program. The program offers undergraduate and graduate certificates in federal and commercial contracting. She also works as a consultant to help organizations drive innovation and growth in their workforce and secure government contracts.

Program Cost

Earn 2 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits! Join us for an informative presentation, a hot breakfast, and an opportunity to network with fellow contract professionals, all for only $35. Our event cancellation policy is here and our inclement weather policy is here.

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