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Acquisition, Procurement, and Contract Management
SFA has a uniquely qualified team of professionals that are leaders in the area of acquisition, procurement, contract management, and procurement technology. SFA experienced professionals provide leadership and direction on the development of solicitations, negotiation strategy, and contract awards. SFA also provides leadership and support in strategic sourcing and procurement process re-engineering.
SFA has directed, managed and provided policy decisions, and acquisition management oversight to multiple District of Columbia agencies:
- DC Public Schools
- Metropolitan Police Department
- Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department
- DC Public Libraries
- Department of Recreation and Parks
- Department of Corrections and Correctional Industries
- Senior level acquisition and contract management for multiple agencies
Our founder, Susan Fitzgerald, maintains current certifications as a Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO) from the National Institute of Purchasing, and Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) from the Institute of Supply Management (ISM). Ms. Fitzgerald was also the former chair of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Purchasing Officers’ Committee, and is a highly recognized procurement professional nationally and regionally.
SFA has a team of professionals with proven proficiency in grants management, specifically in supporting the Homeland Security Emergency Management Agency (HSEMA), which serves as the State Administrative Agent (SAA) for the National Capital Region (NCR).
SFA plays an integral role in the intricacies of the grants management process from grant award to closeout and has successfully monitored the financial progress of projects funded with homeland security grant funds since September 11, 2001. The SFA team has a commitment to aid the NCR in maintaining its position as a lead recipient of homeland security grant funds.