September 1, 2016
Section 809 of the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act established the Advisory Panel on Streamlining and Codifying Acquisition Regulations (809 Panel) to review the acquisition regulations applicable to the Department of Defense with a view toward streamlining and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the defense acquisition process and maintaining a defense technology advantage. The panel is charged with making recommendations for the amendment or repeal of such regulations that the panel considers necessary, as a result of such review, to:
• Establish and administer appropriate buyer and seller relationships in the procurement system,
• Improve the functioning of the acquisition system,
• Ensure the continuing financial and ethical integrity of defense procurement programs, and
• Protect the best interests of the Department of Defense.
August 28, 2016
Jefferson Solutions’ President Allan Burman was invited to travel to Beijing, China to lecture at the Beijing Bar Association Training Program.
This training session was held on August 28, 2016 at the Beijing Foreign Studies University and was conducted in cooperation with Washington’s International Law Institute.
Burman’s presentation focused on helping Beijing lawyers acquire skills in doing transactions relating to the newly established Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) whose head office is based in Beijing. The participants were lawyers serving potential clients of AIIB as well as serving the AIIB itself.
June 8, 2016
Washington, D.C.-June 2016– Nanette M DeRenzi, the former Judge Advocate General of the Navy and a retired three-star admiral, has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of Jefferson Consulting Group.
DeRenzi succeeds Thomas A. Daffron, who has resigned after 10 very successful years as Jefferson’s COO.
Ms. DeRenzi’s appointment was recently noted by The Washington Post and CityBizList.
Jefferson Consulting Group is a small, woman-owned professional services firm that consists of two companies, Jefferson Business Consulting, which advises commercial clients on how to identify, create, win, and implement Federal contracts, and Jefferson Solutions, which provides management consulting services directly to the Federal government.
“I am extraordinarily pleased that Jefferson was able to attract an individual with Nan’s background to lead our day-to-day operations,” said Julia T. Susman, Jefferson’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “In addition to her outstanding accomplishments as a lawyer and naval officer, she has been a skilled manager of people, programs, and budgets – all of which are essential to ensure effective support of the Navy’s mission.”
February 8, 2016
Julie Susman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Jefferson Consulting Group, has been selected as one of Federal Computer Week’s (FCW) Federal 100. The Federal 100 selects those leaders from government, industry and elsewhere in the federal IT community who had the greatest impact in 2015.
It has been more than 25 years since FCW launched what has grown into the signature awards program in the federal IT community. Ms. Susman joins an elite group of government professionals, industry executives and academic scholars who share a sense of duty, commitment to excellence and devotion to public service.
July 15, 2015
On July 15, 2015, Jefferson Solutions established its first satellite office, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The Jefferson office provides acquisition and assistance services to USAID/Tanzania under the USAID Global Health Procurement Support Award awarded in 2014.
June 24, 2015
“Two experts in the world of the federal government choose and rank the three news stories from the current week that they think are most important to people who work for the federal government. This discussion gives Federal employees and contractors a chance to hear what their peers are thinking about, talking about and dealing with.”
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June 24, 2015
President of Jefferson Solutions, Al Burman, served as the guest speaker for Nigeria’s first National Conference on Public Procurement.
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June 24, 2015
Jeremy Arensdorf, Senior Vice President of Jefferson Consulting Group, led the preparation of ACT-IAC Acquisition Management SIG’s white paper on industry day best practices.
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June 11, 2015
Jefferson Solutions, the government consulting company of Jefferson Consulting Group, today was awarded the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) Woman-Owned Business Contractor of the Year for 2015. The award, presented at USDA’s Annual Small Business and AbilityOne Program Award Ceremony, was given in recognition of Jefferson’s assessment of and recommendations for the Department’s Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) workforce.
May 22, 2015
Al Burman, President of Jefferson Solutions, joined Francis Rose to count down top federal stories:
Two experts in the world of the federal government choose and rank the three news stories from the current week that they think are most important to people who work for the federal government. This discussion gives Federal employees and contractors a chance to hear what their peers are thinking about, talking about and dealing with.