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OTA Today: The Value Proposition of Consortia in Other Transactions: A Discussion of the Data and the Experience

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    DAU hosted the authors of "The Power of Many – Leveraging Consortia to Promote Innovation, Expand the Defense Industrial Base, and Accelerate Acquisition" to share their findings from the most comprehensive study of DoD's use of consortia for other transactions to date.  Watch the presentation of their findings above, and then join OTA Today for a discussion with Government practitioners to discuss the report and share their experiences choosing OT models, negotiating with consortia and administering OT awards through consortia.  

    Event Details:
    Date: January 11, 2023
    Time: 12pm - 1:30pm (Eastern) 9am - 10:30am (Pacific)

    CLPs: 1.5


    Stephanie Halcrow, Senior Fellow, Center for Government Contracting

    Stephanie Halcrow, Senior Fellow at George Mason University's Center for Government Contracting is also President of The Halcrow Group. She most recently served as a Professional Staff Member on the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) where she led the efforts to develop, position, and implement the HASC Ranking Member's acquisition reform strategies into tangible legislative solutions, garnering bipartisan and bicameral support as well as soliciting industry and federal government input.

    Stephanie is deep-rooted in the academic and public policy community and currently serves as a Senior Fellow for Defense Industrial Base Health and Resiliency with the National Defense Industrial Association and as an external advisor to the Department of Defense's Acquisition Innovation Research Center.


    John McCabe, Other Transactions Authority Agreements Officer, Army

    John McCabe is an Other Transactions Authority Agreements Officer supporting Army Contracting Command - Orlando who has awarded over 40 OTA efforts supporting every service in the DoD enterprise. He has worked in the Other Transaction community since 2019, and serves on several IPTs dedicated to the optimization of OTA principles across the DoD.  His team recently awarded the TReX II Consortium Management OTA, which will continue to deliver modeling, simulation, training, and readiness prototypes for the Team Orlando and DoD-wide community.


    Chris Chambers, Procurement Analyst and Contracting and Agreements Officer, Marine Corps

    Chris Chambers is a Procurement Analyst and Contracting and Agreements Officer supporting Marine Corps Systems Command.  Chris has been supporting, negotiating, and awarding both stand-alone and consortium-based Other Transactions since 2019.  He is also actively supporting OTA policy development and revision both within the Marine Corps and across the Department of Defense. His career has spanned Federal Service, as well as employment by large Federal Contractors, where he provided both service delivery and capture management, in addition to a lengthy early career in IT, performing enterprise software development, web application development, application and systems integration, database and server administration, business process automation, and knowledge management.


    Maj Staci Rouse, Program Manager, USSF

    Began in acquisitions as a program manager for data exploitation of Space Based Infrared data using Broad Agency Announcements. Afterwards, she led program management of the OPIR Battlespace Awareness Center, working with ACC-NJ on a prototype of the operations floor where they were to blend space and intelligence operations and analysis. Following that, Maj Rouse served within Space Systems Command tracking tactical use of space capabilities and leading multiple programs utilizing the Space Enterprise Consortium, including acquisition strategy for and execution of the Deep Space Advanced Radar Capability. 



    Kristine Kassekert, DAU Learning Director for OTA


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