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Contract Specialist

Orting, WA
October 11, 2019

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Mike Myers Orting, WA ***** 360-***-**** LinkedIn

Contract Specialist

Repeated success resolving complex contracts on behalf of government agencies. Adept at working with all team members to meet the needs of internal and external partners. Expert leader and negotiator; able to forge solid relationships with colleagues, customers, and vendors and build consensus across teams. Prepared to drive positive outcomes in contract management and purchasing as a long-term member of a forward-thinking organization. Highlights of Expertise

Contract Management/Administration

Supply Chain Strategy

Cost Containment

Process Improvement

Strategic Planning


Change Management

Team Building and Leadership

Career Experience

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Seattle, WA CONTRACT SPECIALIST – CONTRACTOR (May 2018 to September 2019) Collaborate with customers and vendors to fulfill contract terms with 100% accuracy. Issue RFQs and RFPs.

Administer program contracts; issue task orders, modify contracts, process invoices, and track program expenses. Completed 110 actions valued at $8,375.071.24 for FY 2019.

Generate process letters for customers and vendors.

Negotiate contract pricing and delivery, helping to establish fair terms and meet NOAA standards. Department of Defense (Army), JBLM, WA

MICC, CONTRACT SPECIALIST (August 2015 to May 2018) Direct contract management logistics within the Mission & Installation Contracting Command located in Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Administered service, construction and utility contracts. Developed procurement plans, and provide guidance to internal teams in regard to contract requirements and regulations

Issued RFQs and RFPs for service and construction contracts valued at up to $75M.

Reduced the excess closeout metric while reviewing/closing contracts that were open for 6+ years.

Demonstrated excellence in team leadership and contract administration, resulting in an Employee of the Month award in November 2015.

Department of Defense (Army), Bellevue, WA

DEFENSE CONTRACT MANAGEMENT AGENCY (DCMA) CONTRACT ADMINISTRATOR (April 2013 to August 2015) Managed contracts with significant overages or cancelled funds. Handled closeouts and processed patent, property, and royalty claims.

Reviewed large sets of financial and technical data to ensure contract accuracy, modifying contracts as needed and ensuring compliance with FAR regulations.

Employed MOCAS, EDW, E-Tools, EDA, SAM, WAWF, and other systems to successfully close contracts. Michael Myers Page 2

Department of Defense (Air Force), Lexington, KY

SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES SUPPORT CONTRACT SPECIALIST (January 2011 to April 2013) Supervised administrative tasks related to the MH-60M Helicopter Program (Black Hawk) which centered on repairing, modifying, maintaining, and sustaining program equipment. Issued RFPs and RFQs.

Recovered more than $1.8M in 2 months.

Created over 103 actions in PD2, totaling more than $56M.

Completed detailed data analyses of contract pricing and cost elements, made appropriate recommendations related to difficult contracts, and negotiated contract terms. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Seattle, WA CONTRACT SPECIALIST – CONTRACTOR (October 2009 to December 2010) Issued tasks orders, modified contracts, processed invoices, and tracked program expenses. Developed process letters for customers and vendors. Analyzed current market trends and conditions to improve contract administration practices. Negotiated contract pricing and delivery.

Completed 119 actions valued at over $2.6M in FY 2010.

Received Letter of Appreciation for providing over and above customer service. Additional Experience

Supply Chain Specialist – Contractor (2008 to 2009) The Boeing Company, Everett, WA Contract Specialist (2005 to 2008) Department of Defense (Navy), Bremerton, WA Supply Supervisor (Enlisted) (2002 to 2005) Department of Defense (Navy), U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln, WA Education & Credentials

Master of Business Administration (MBA), Supply Chain Management American Graduate University

Bachelor of Science, Business Management

Ohio Dominican University

Professional Development

DAWIA Level III Acquisition Certification in Contracting

DAWIA Level I Acquisition Certification in Program Management Willow Gardens Weddings and Events

Co-owner of Orting, WA Wedding Venue

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