Lynne Hood

MANAGER

About

Lynne has over 25 years of Government contract and procurement experience.  She successfully led her former employer’s procurement team through four (4) Contractor Purchasing Reviews (CPSR).  The most recent being in 2018 which resulted in only three (3) minor deficiencies.

During her career, she has performed the duties of the Small Business Liaison Officer (SBLO) and Empowered Official with the Department of State.  She is a frequent lecturer at the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) national events and local chapter meetings.  She is an active member of the Procurement Division of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA).  She is currently the Chair of the Procurement Executive Committee (PEC).  Previous leadership positions include Vice Chair of PEC, Secretary of the PEC and Chair of the Contract Acquisition Management Committee.

Affiliations and Publications

In addition to supporting the development of Capital Edge Consulting’s customized client training, Lynne is a member of the Professional Services Council and the National Defense Industry Association (NDIA).

During her career, she has performed the duties of the Small Business Liaison Officer (SBLO) and Empowered Official with the Department of State.  She is a frequent lecturer at National Contract Management Association (NCMA) at both national events and local chapter meetings.  She is an active member of the Procurement Division of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) and Chair of the Procurement Executive Committee (PEC).  Previous leadership positions include Vice Chair of PEC, Secretary of the PEC and Chair of the Contract Acquisition Management Committee.

Expertise and Areas of Focus

Specific areas of government contract consulting expertise include:

  • Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
  • Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS)
  • Other Agency Supplements to the FAR
  • Purchasing System Compliance
  • Subcontract Negotiations, Administration and Management
  • Price Analysis
  • Single/Sole Source Justifications
  • Subcontract Risk Analysis
  • Defense Contract Audit Agency/DCMA Interface & Audit Management
  • CPSR Readiness and Risk Management
Education

Lynne Hood holds a BA in Business Economics with the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, an MBA from St. Francis University and a Certificate in Government Contracting from George Washington University.