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DynCorp International Contracts Manager, Andrew Cooke, Featured at National Contract Management Association World Congress

NCMA World CongressDynCorp International contracts manager, Andrew Cooke, was a featured speaker at this year’s National Contract Management Association (NCMA) World Congress. The event took place July 21-24, 2013 in Nashville, Tenn.

Cooke presented “Contract Management in the Service Profit Chain,” where he discussed contract management roles and shared corporate responsibilities, as well as the elements of the service profit chain, contract management’s role in the chain and practical applications.

Cooke joined DI in April 2010 after working in transportation and special mission aircraft contracts. He holds an MBA from Frostburg State University, where he also completed his bachelor’s degrees in international business and Spanish. Cooke is also a Certified Professional Contract Manager (CPCM).

“I am looking forward to presenting how the Service Profit Chain and daily activities of Contract Management Professionals are intertwined. The Congress is a wonderful opportunity to discuss the similarities between Marketing and Contract Management and key elements needed for success in the service economy,” Cooke commented before the conference.

The NCMA World Congress

The NCMA World Congress is an annual event that provides professional development opportunities to the greatest minds in contracting, procurement, and acquisition. The event, which was recently selected as one of the “Top 25 Government Conferences of 2013,” features more than 140 educational training sessions.

National Contract Management Association

The National Contract Management Association (NCMA), founded in 1959, is a leading professional resource for those in the field of contract management. The organization, which has more than 22,000 members, is dedicated to the professional growth and educational advancement of procurement and acquisition personnel worldwide. NCMA strives to serve and inform the profession it represents and to offer opportunities for the open exchange of ideas in neutral forums.

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