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Laura is a Contract Specialist for the Consortium for Ocean Leadership., a Washington, DC-based nonprofit. Laura’s primary responsibilities: include processing purchase orders, procuring goods, and services, conducting contract closeouts, drafting contract provisions and assisting with guidance on contract/grant/subaward/subcontract expenditure issues.
Laura has 8 years of experience with Government contracting, compliance, pre-solicitation analysis, development of statements of work, contract administration, file management, and contract close out. Her contracts background includes the management of modifications and change orders, option year renewals, contract negotiation, proposal preparation, dispute resolution and the development of policies and procedures.
After 4 years with National Industries for Blind, Laura worked for the District of Columbia Department of General Services, ATK Inc. and an 8 (a) company Eriamax Inc. were she worked directly with the United States Coast Guard. Laura has a working knowledge of the FAR and other Supplements.
Laura has a B.S. in Business Management from University of Maryland University College and a M.S in Management with a concentration in Acquisition and Supply Chain management from the University Of Maryland University College.