Alice Williams

Alice Williams, Senior Consultant

Alice M. Williams is the former activity deputy director (SES), Department of Defense Office of Small Business Programs. She is the founder of AMW Acquisitions and Consultant Groups, LLC. Williams is a highly skilled senior executive consultant and team leader in a wide range of contracting and acquisition enterprises. She has experience working with clients in numerous industries, including telecommunications, financial services, local and Federal government, high-tech and entertainment.  Williams is an accomplished and highly respected subject matter expert in planning, developing and implementing customer operation strategies and business processes.  She is a dynamic and in demand speaker, with years of public speaking experience.

As a former public servant, Williams held several key acquisition positions at the Department of Defense responsible for over $100B.  She served as a Contracting Officer (unlimited warrant) on several critical and highly visible acquisitions, such as the 9/11 Major Recovery, Presidential Inauguration Committee, Army Joint Chiefs of Staff Special Task Force, Spirit of America and Presidential funerals.  Her most notable accolades include the Secretary of the Army Small and Disadvantage Business Utilization Award, Army Commanders Award and the Army Superior Civilian Service Award. Williams held many key leadership roles across Department Defense and was appointed as DoD Office of Small Business Programs Acting Deputy Director (SES).

Alice is a member of the Army Acquisition Corps (AAC) and National Contract Management Association (NCMA). She is Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level III certified in Contracting. She earned a bachelor of science in business management from the National Louis University.  Her professional education and development includes the Assistant Secretary of the Army, Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ASA ALT) Senior Leadership Development Program (SLDP) and the University of Virginia Darden School of Business Executive Leadership Program.

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