McLean, VA — March 26, 2012 – Mark J. Lumer comes to DGC International as a Senior Executive Director for Contracts.
Mark has over 33 years of federal service, and is an internationally known expert and author in the field of government contracting. He formerly held the position of Principal Assistant Responsible for Contracting for the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC), with offices in Huntsville, Alabama; Colorado Springs, Colorado; Frederick, Maryland, Falls Church, Virginia and Kwajalein Missile Range in the Marshall Islands. As the Director of Contracts, he oversaw over $15 billion in active contracts, annual expenditures of about $2.5 billion and a staff of approximately 110. Mr. Lumer was a member of the Senior Executive Service and the Army Acquisition Corps, with Level III certifications (the highest possible) in both Contracting and Program Management. He was a member of the Army Acquisition Governance Board.Among other outstanding credentials, Mr. Lumer is the most decorated civilian-contracting official in the history of the U.S. Army. Mr. Lumer received his last medal, for Meritorious Civilian Service, from the Army in Nov 2008, 11 months after his retirement. It is one of approximately a dozen medals he earned during his career. On the same day, he received the President’s award from the AbilityOne program, which represents the disabled community in the United States.
“Mark’s expertise and knowledge of both contracting and program management are sure to be great assets to the DGCI team,” says Ayman Bekdash, Senior Business Consultant. “As our company grows domestically and internationally, Mr. Lumer’s guidance and experience is invaluable. He will serve to bolster our client relationships, especially with our Department of Defense clients.”
DGC International is pleased to welcome Mark Lumer to our team.