Professional Development


Upcoming Lunch With Leaders: Robert Rabinek and Kim Rupert

Lunch with Leaders provides an opportunity for new and/or young professionals to meet with different leaders in a small conversational setting. Hear different perspectives on what it means to be successful, different approaches on how to become successful, and personal stories on how these leaders succeeded and challenges they faced, and career advice they want to share. We welcome Rob Rabinek from GDIT in April and Kim Rupert from SAIC in May.


Spring 2018 CFCM Study Group

A Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM) certification validates your education, training, experience, and knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation and we are offering a ten (10) week study group to prepare for the exam. Space is very limited so sign up today!


Join Us for Key Contract Terms and Conditions, NCMA’s Newest National Education Seminar

This all-day seminar will focus on the most negotiated contract terms and conditions in the U.S. federal government contracting environment. “Most negotiated” refers to the amount of upfront time and effort typically required to reach agreement. The guide also discusses the negotiation of terms and conditions from three practical, day-to-day perspectives: the U.S. federal government buyer, the prime contractor (as seller and buyer), and the subcontractor. 


February’s Lunch With Leaders Features Lowell (Jake) Jacoby

This month’s Lunch With Leaders mentoring program features Jake Jacoby of Jacoby Associates, LLC. Mr. Jacoby has held senior leadership positions within industry and the Department of Defense. If you’re a young contracts professional or new to the profession, join us for an informal discussion on obtaining success!


January’s Lunch With Leaders Features Barbara Doherty

Lunch with Leaders provides an opportunity for new and/or young professionals to meet with different leaders in a small conversational setting. Hear different perspectives on what it means to be successful, different approaches on how to become successful, and personal stories on how these leaders succeeded and challenges they faced, and career advice they want to share.