The Denver Chapter connects you to our more than 400 local members, comprised of contract managers and related professions. We provide regular educational and training events, making it easy for you to earn CPE/CLP credits. The Denver Chapter hosts in-person certification training courses for the Certified Professional Contract Manager (CPCM), Certified Federal Contract Manager (CFCM), and Certified Commercial Contract Manager (CCCM) Certifications. The Denver Chapter hosts regular social networking events at unique venues to help you connect with peers. And we offer leadership and volunteer opportunities for our members. The Denver Chapter, run by member-volunteers, is an exceptional resource for your professional and leadership development. We are proud to be a consistent winner of the NCMA’s Chapter Excellence Award, which recognizes the most outstanding chapters based on Chapter Leadership, Chapter Operations, Member Involvement, and Member Services. The Denver Chapter is the current Gold Medal recipient of the Chapter Excellence Award for mid-sized chapters.
The Denver Chapter Board of Directors is comprised of member volunteers, professionals in contract management and related fields, dedicated to serving our Chapter members’ professional development needs. Our bios are below. If you have any questions, or if you are interested in volunteering and developing your professional leadership skills, please inquire with our officers.
Andrea is originally from Denver, Iowa (the mile-wide city!); however, she has lived a mostly nomadic adult life, until finding herself here in Denver six years ago. With over eight years of diverse contract management experience within the technology, healthcare, financial; and state, local, federal, and tribal arenas, Andrea has been afforded unique opportunities and perspectives within Contract Management. She has served on the NCMA Denver Board of Directors as the Events Chair beginning in 2018 for two years before stepping into a leadership role, serving as President-Elect and currently President. Andrea is also a graduate of NCMA’s Contract Management Leadership Development Program (CMLDP) class of 2021, finishing the program with the designation of Distinguished Graduate.
Amanda is a Contracts Manager with over 13 years of experience within both the Federal Government and Private Sector as the Chief of Base Support Contracting Officer at Buckley Air Force Base and now as a Contracts Manager at Ball Aerospace. She has experience in construction, engineering, emergency management, research & development and now is excited to add aerospace to her gamut of contracting experience. She is a recent fellow of the Latino Leadership Institute and is a proud Aggie graduating from New Mexico State University and the University of the Incarnate Word with her MBA. Amanda has been honored with professional awards in her tenure such as the Air Force Association Colorado Chapter’s Top 3 Contracting Officers as well as the Air Force 460th Contracting Squadron Supervisor of the Year and Air Force Installation Contracting Agency 772nd ESS Civilian of the Year. Amanda is thrilled to be a part of the NCMA Denver Chapter as this year’s President Elect.
Sarah has 12 years in public accounting experience with Plante & Moran, PLLC. She works with public and privately held companies in the bioscience, government contractor, and manufacturing and distribution industries. She holds a B.S. in accounting from Hastings College. Sarah was a member of the Hastings College Women’s Basketball team, which won the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Championship in 2006. This will be Sarah’s first year serving as the NCMA Denver Treasurer.
Originally from Annapolis, Maryland, Stacy (aka Anastasia), has been in Colorado since 1997. Her background involves all aspects of contracting from project support, business development to contract and subcontract administration. Stacy holds an MBA from the University of Maryland (Global Campus). Over the 20 years Stacy has been in the industry, she has worked for companies supporting NASA, Department of Defense, Department of Energy, Department of Homeland Security. Presently, she is a contracts administrator for TechSource, Inc., an engineering consultancy firm. Actively involved as a member in the NCMA Denver chapter since 2018, she started as a board member in 2020 as Events Chair. Outside of work and NCMA, she is a mother to two “adult adjacent” college kids and loves to explore all that Colorado has to offer from hiking and whitewater rafting to snowshoeing.
Ben has been living in the Denver area for 7 years but is a Virginia native, where he attended George Mason University for both his Bachelors and Masters degrees. He has worked in the Contract Management industry for over 10 years and currently works for General Dynamics Information Technology. Volunteering on the Denver NCMA chapter board since 2017, he has served as the President and leadership co-chair. He is also a graduate of the NCMA Contract Management Leadership Development Program (CMLDP).