Lesley Field, deputy administrator for federal procurement policy in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), will serve on the expert panel during GovConWire’s 2020 Business Development (BD) Trends Forum on August 27th. Click here to register for the 2020 BD Trends Forum on Aug. 27th.
Field’s office is responsible for developing and implementing government wide policies to support over $550 billion in federal contracting each year. Prior to joining OMB, Field served as a contracting officer with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DoT).
She is a 2019 recipient of the Presidential Rank Award, a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, and was recognized by FCW with their President’s Award in 2017. Field received her Bachelor of Science in Commerce from the University of Virginia, her Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Virginia Tech and completed the Senior Executive Fellows Program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
During the forum, Field will dive into current Business Development (BD) trends, tips for securing contracts and Fiscal Year 2021 federal budget projections. Field will be joined by Stephanie Shutt, GSA director of Multiple Award Schedule Program Management Office, as a keynote speaker during the forum.
Field will also be joined by Frank Kelley, vice president of Defense Acquisition University (DAU) and Dr. Donna Peebles, associate administrator of 8(a) Business Development (BD) and Senior Executive (SES) with Small Business Administration (SBA). Ravi Dankanikote, senior vice president of Business Development with CACI International, will moderate the panel.