Ms. Alice M. Williams is leveraging her 38 years of Federal government experience to transform and educate industry. In 2018 she launched her own consulting firm “AMW Acquisitions and Consultant Groups, LLC.” Ms. Williams is a highly skilled Senior Executive consultant and team leader in a wide range of contracting and acquisition enterprises. Ms. Williams has experience working with clients in numerous industries, including telecommunications, financial services, local and Federal government, high-tech and entertainment. Ms. 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, Ms. Williams held several key acquisition positions at the Department of Defense. 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 Commander’s Award and the Army Superior Civilian Service Award. Ms. Williams held many key leadership roles across Department Defense and was appointed as DoD Office of Small Business Programs Acting Deputy Director (SES).
Ms. Williams 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. Ms. Williams earned a Bachelor of Science Degree 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.