Today's Featured Guest for our Weekly Virtual Happy Hour, 10/4/2021, 5:30 PM ET

With featured guest, Ben McMartin, Managing Partner of the Public Spend Forum

Join us today, 10/4/2021, for another virtual happy hour and interactive discussion around everything #natsec innovation. With featured guest, Ben McMartin.


Ben McMartin is Managing Partner of the Public Spend Forum, a Washington DC-based company dedicated to enabling open public markets worldwide. Ben is a nationally-recognized expert, speaker, and author in Federal procurement and non-traditional acquisition methodologies, who spent more than a decade developing some of the most unique procurement solutions for the Department of Defense. He was instrumental in the development and implementation of defense policy and guidance for the use of Other Transaction Authorities and provided training and on-site consulting for more than 5,000 Acquisition personnel as the founder of the Acquisition Innovation Road Show (#AIRS), an organic, Government-to-Government consultancy. Ben is a regular speaker on topics related to alternative acquisition methods, public procurement culture, organizational change management, and acquisition reform. Ben previously served as Chief of the Acquisition Management Office for the US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command – Ground Vehicle Systems Center, as well as serving as a Procuring Contracting and Agreements Officer for the US Army Contracting Command – Warren. Ben has been a member of the Michigan State Bar since 2008; is DAWIA Level III certified in Contracting; and a Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM) and Fellow of the National Contract Management Association.


RSVP by 5pm EST in order to receive the Zoom information for the event.

There is no charge to attend.