Thursday, June 25, 2009

Centre Consulting's Barbara Kinosky Appointed to National Contract Management Association's Executive Advisory Council

Barbara Kinosky, Esq., principal and president of Centre Consulting, Inc., and Centre Law Group LLC, was appointed to the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) Executive Advisory Council (EAC) effective July 1, 2009, to June 30, 2010, by NCMA President Gary Poleskey. As a member of the EAC, Ms. Kinosky will provide top-level counsel to NCMA national officers on issues of importance to the contact management profession, continuing her service to the association, which has included numerous speaking engagements at the national and chapter levels.

Additionally, Ms. Kinosky was instrumental in developing the Centre-NCMA joint Certified Schedules Contracts Manager certificate program, the de facto industry standard designation of knowledge and achievement in GSA Federal Supply Schedule contracting. This program leverages Centre's acclaimed contracts training, through its Federal Contracting Institute (FCI), which is predicated on the decades' experience of Centre's partners and professionals with GSA Schedule negotiations, audits, and administration. Ms. Kinosky has taught hundreds of government and industry professionals through FCI, and authored many of its courses, including the popular Boot Camp for GSA/VA Schedule Contracting.

Ms. Kinosky is a member of the Virginia and District of Columbia bars, and a graduate of George Mason University's School of Law, where she was associate editor of the Law Review. As president of Centre Consulting and Centre Law, Ms. Kinosky oversees the companies' acquisition training, GSA schedule, contracts consulting, business development, and legal practices.

About Centre Consulting, Inc.

Centre Consulting, Inc., located in Vienna, Virginia, offers expert federal market consulting and legal advice on all aspects of government contracting, including GSA Schedules, performance-based procedures, compliance functions, and business development. Centre also provides total outsourced contracts solutions to government and industry, allowing clients to focus on core objectives. Information about Centre's federal consulting practice is available online at Centre's Federal Contracting Institute (FCI) delivers nationally acclaimed training on manifold acquisition topics, including project management, compliance, sales, and human capital, taught by attorneys and subject-matter experts with more than 20 years of experience. FCI's course catalog is available online at

About Centre Law Group LLC

Centre Law Group LLC, located in Vienna, Virginia, offers expert legal advice and representation on all aspects of federal contracting, including bid protests, Small Business Administration issues, claims and disputes, contract compliance, intellectual property, and cost accounting. Centre Law's sister organization, the Federal Contracting Institute (FCI) delivers nationally acclaimed federal contracting training to government and industry professionals, taught by attorneys possessing 20 or more years of experience as trainers, program managers, contract administrators, and litigators.

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