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Independent Consultant Contract Specialist

Oakton, VA, 22124
July 25, 2021

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LaVerne Johnson

Fairfax, VA 20121



SKILLS SUMMARY Experience Licensed Insurance Broker in the health care industry and serve to educate, provide senior’s knowledge and information on Medicare, Medicaid, and offer clients options to select a private health care insurance plans under the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Department of Health and Human Services (DHS) agency. Develop and maintain positive relationship with clients and become an advocate for them as they navigate the complexity of the health care system.


Master of Science, Management, Webster University, Orlando, FL

Bachelor of Science, Political Science, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Paralegal Certificate, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Contracting with Federal Government Certificate, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

COV-19 Contact Tracing Certification, John Hopkins University.

Certified to offer Affordable Care Act (ACT) Marketplace health plans.

America’s Health Insurance Plans, (AHIP 2020 Certification).


Senior Healthcare Consultant, United Health Life Solutions, Fairfax, VA. Feb. 2019 - Present

Provide clients in the healthcare industry product knowledge and information on private insurer Medicare Advantage plans and benefits, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Certified to offer health plans to clients under 65 under Affordable Care Act (ACT) Marketplace.

Develop prospect pipeline and utilize lead generation tools and activities for prospecting.

Conduct medicare presentations to educate clients on medicare insurance and enrollment.

Contracted with private healthcare providers (Humana, Aetna, Kaiser, Cigna, etc.) to offer

clients’ options in selecting the best health care plan to meet their unique health care needs and finances.

Maintain knowledge of provider insurer health plan offerings, underwriting guidelines, and adhere to CMS compliance regulatory rules, and policies.

Assist and educate clients on their eligibility for Medicare/Medicaid and Social Security benefits. and maintain client relationship with follow-up calls and post cards.

Sponsor by Humana to attend Walmart in store annual enrollment period (AEP) enrollment for Medicare Advantage provider products to prospective clients.

Substitute Teacher, Fairfax County Public School, Fairfax, VA Jan. 2019 - Nov. 2019

Provide students with teachers’ instructions and assignments to be performed in each class.

Build positive rapport, and communication with students, teachers, and administrators.

Home Healthcare, Volunteer Mar. 2018 - Nov. 2019

Provided home healthcare services to patient as assessed by their physician that consisted of individual specific healthcare needs and plan of care.

Jacobs/CH2M Inc., Herndon, VA Aug. 2017 - Feb. 2018

Mid-Level Subcontract Administrator

Issued Request for Proposals (RFP’s) to Suppliers for construction agreements for renovation and restoration of customer buildings under the Department of Army (DOA) prime contract. Assist Program to develop statement of work, (SOW), various subcontract types (Firm Fix Price, Fix Unit Rates, Level of Effort). Ensure compliance with contractor purchasing system review (CPSR) and Federal Regulations. Demonstrated experience with managing the procurement process including solicitation, evaluation, award and documentation.

Experienced with negotiation of terms and conditions, analyze and recommend mitigation strategies.

Analyzed and advised management of potential organizational conflict of interests with Suppliers.

George Mason University, Fairfax, VA (Student) Oct. 2015 - May 2016

Government Contracting Certificate and Paralegal Certificate

Courses: Contract Administration, Navigate the FAR, DFAR. Cost and Price Analysis. Prepare

Compliant Proposals. Accounting and Auditing for Contracts. Legal Research and Document

Preparation. Legal Writing. Navigating LexisNexis technology and software.

Sr. Subcontracts Administrator, STG, Reston, VA Aug. 2014 - May 2015

Managed and administered the Department of State Development, Modernization, Enhancement (DME) program to streamline and innovate its passport, visa, and overseas application.

Negotiated subcontract clauses, Non-Disclosure Agreements, and Teaming Agreements, SOW’s.

Developed consultant and professional services agreements and submitted Request for Proposals to subcontractors for the Department of Airforce Netcents II, Prime Contract. Ceiling $5.79B.

ManTech International, Chantilly, VA Jul. 2013 - Apr. 2014

Sr. Subcontracts Administrator

Managed task orders for the Continuous Diagnostic and Mitigation (CDM) Program and cyber security and intelligence agreements for Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and Department of Health and Human Services. (DHS).

Assisted Program Manager with statement of work, prepared and sent RFP to subcontractors,

and managed proposal process from cradle to grave.

Negotiated subcontract terms, price, task orders, and amendments with subcontractors.

Maintained subcontract files in accordance with policies and procedures in Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR), and DCMA FAR regulations.

Independent Consultant (Temp) Contract Specialist, GCS, McLean, VA Jan. 2013 - Jun 2013

Prepared time and material, fixed price agreements for GSA Schedule and commercial off-the-shelf contract agreements for products and professional services.

Prepared and negotiated Channel Partner and Reseller products and services agreements.

Reviewed contact terms and prepared proposed language for management review, and approval.

Deloitte Services LLP, McLean, VA Dec. 2011 - Nov. 2013

Sr. Subcontract Administrator

Managed, negotiated Department of Defense Task Order for the Program Management Office (PMO) in support of the Financial Improvement Program (FIP). Customer awarded company $4.5billion dollar contract.

Managed subcontract agreements, task orders, and modifications for DOD/Navy, Air Force, Department of Homeland Security, Government-wide Acquisition Contracts (GWAC), and Healthcare services and products for government prime contracts.

Possess knowledge and understanding of the Truth in Negotiations Act (TINA) and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR).

Initiated and developed processes and procedures for senior management on writing an effective statement of work, (SOW) and the RFP process.

Lockheed Martin, Fairfax VA Feb. 2009 - Nov. 2011

Sr. Subcontract Administrator

Managed and administrated subcontract type agreements (FFP, IDIQ, T&M, and LOE) for National Institute of Health and USAID, and Veteran Administration services agreements.

Developed detail analysis reports of enterprise spend data by commodity and channel.

Assisted Program Managers with SOW, prepared and sent RFP packages to subcontractors.

Reviewed supplier proposals, negotiated terms of agreement, price, awarded subcontract.

Ensured policy and procedures compliant with the CPSR and performed peer audit reviews of file folders.

Verizon Services Operations (MCI), Ashburn, VA Apr. 2005 - Nov. 2008

Sr. Sourcing Contract Specialist

Managed, negotiated, and finalized Verizon Professional Services and Temporary Labor Workforce Contingency Agreement licensing with suppliers and saved estimated $4.6M dollars.

Managed and negotiated memoranda of understanding, (MOU) Teaming and Non-Disclosure agreements, consultant and professional services, software and data license agreements.

Managed cross-functional teams to consolidate platforms with functional and line organizations.

Prepared, negotiated, executed, professional services, software, and hardware agreements.

AT&T Communications, Fairfax, VA

Sr. Contract Specialist, Supply Chain Management Jun. 1984 - Nov. 2004

Negotiated and executed Reseller Agreements for customer premise equipment.

Managed Cisco Systems Channel Partner Specialization Program for AT&T for resell of products and services and a market potential of $50M and +20% margins.

Provided sales team support with hardware and products quotes, processed orders and issued contracts to suppliers.

Administrated and managed the various AT&T contract agreements (software, products) and implemented processes and procedures to enable both parties to meet critical contract deadlines.

Administrated Federal Telecommunications Services (FTS) GSA Schedule 70 agreement, negotiated commercial and federal contract services and products agreements with suppliers.

Computer Skills

Costpoint, Prism, Ariba, Oracle, Deltek, JAMIS, PeopleSoft, ERP SAP, CISO, SharePoint, Microsoft Office Suite, LexisNexis Software, Pacer.

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