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Jerry McGinn: Reshoring Critical US Industrial Capabilities Needs Little Help From Allies

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Jerry McGinn, executive director of the Center for Government Contracting at George Mason University’s School of Business and GovCon Expert for Executive Mosaic, wrote in a commentary published Tuesday on Defense News that the U.S. should reshore critical industrial capabilities by building domestic capacity and working with close partners and allies.

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GMU GovCon Center Hosts Webinar on COVID-19 Impact; GovCon Expert Jerry McGinn Comments

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George Mason University and industry executives discussed the implications of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic for both agencies and companies during a webinar hosted by GMU's Center for Government Contracting. "Panelists noted that businesses need to take an extremely proactive role in communicating and engaging with their government customers and that government agencies need to likewise recognize the centrality of the contract workforce for their respective missions," Jerry McGinn, the center's executive director, told GovCon Wire.

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GovCon Expert Jerry McGinn on CMMC Implementation, Accreditation Body

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Jerry McGinn, executive director of the Center for Government Contracting at George Mason University’s School of Business, has presented his key takeaways from a presentation by Katie Arrington, chief information security officer at the Department of Defense and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, about DoD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification. McGinn noted that CMMC not only applies to DoD, but also to companies and individuals.

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Jerry McGinn: Defense Production Act Authorizes Gov’t to Prioritize Contracts

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Jerry McGinn, executive director of the Center for Government Contracting at George Mason University’s School of Business, wrote in an opinion piece posted Thursday on The Hill that the Defense Production Act invoked by President Donald Trump serves as an “important tool” as the country seeks to come up with short- and medium-term responses to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the defense industrial base.

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George Mason University, Defense Acquisition University to Host Government Contracting Conference on Oct. 3rd; Featuring Wash100 Awardees Roger Krone, Hon. Ellen Lord

George Mason University School of Business’ Center for Government Contracting and Defense Acquisition University will be hosting the 2019 Government Contracting Conference for the first time on Oct. 3rd at the Washington Marriott Metro Center. Click here to register for the conference. 

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