April 1, 2020

Jefferson Solutions’ President, Dr. Allan Burman is the recipient of this year’s National Contract Management Association, (NCMA), Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Burman was recognized for his role as a commissioner on the congressionally established Section 809 Panel, aimed at streamlining and improving Department of Defense acquisition; service in policy positions in the Office of the Secretary of Defense and in the Office of Management and Budget under Presidents Reagan, Bush, and Clinton; and educational contributions as an adjunct professor at George Mason University and the International Law Institute.  Dr. Burman also served as a member of the congressionally established Section 800 and Services Acquisition Reform Act Panels, both of which were aimed at reforming federal acquisition.

Each year, NCMA’s World Congress brings together individuals from government (federal, state, and local); industry; and commercial business.  At last week’s World Congress, NCMA presented Dr. Burman with its Lifetime Achievement Award, NCMA’s highest honor.  It’s given to one person each year for exceptional and noteworthy contributions to NCMA and the contract management profession.  The individual must not only be a nationally renowned and distinguished contracting professional, but he or she must also uphold NCMA’s Code of Ethics and possess an extraordinary reputation and record of achievement.  

Founded in 1959, NCMA is the world’s leading professional resource for those in the contract management field. With more than 20,000 members, NCMA is dedicated to the professional growth and educational advancement of procurement and acquisition personnel worldwide.  NCMA is committed to principled professional conduct and achievement, and adherence to a Code of Ethics that demands integrity, accountability, and mutual trust and respect.