Mr. George Kennedy has nearly 15 years of government contracting experience, serving the National Cancer Institute’s Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, before joining the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Office of Acquisitions in August 2010. In his current position Mr. Kennedy serves as a Contracting Officer and Branch Chief supporting the Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. During his time at NIH, Mr. Kennedy has negotiated, awarded and administered a broad portfolio of contracts, including indefinite delivery, fixed price and cost type contracts. His responsibilities have encompassed awards of both completion and term forms; and have involved for-profit, non-profit, educational, domestic, foreign, and small business entities.
Mr. Kennedy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Maryland School of Law. He has received post-graduate training in Federal Procurement Law from the George Washington University School of Law’s Master of Laws program. He is a licensed attorney with the Maryland Court of Appeals, is FAC-C Level III certified, and holds an unlimited Contracting Officer’s warrant at the NIH.