Capital Edge Consulting expands CPSR Consulting Practice with addition of team member Michael Carter

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Former DCMA CPSR Procurement Analyst, Michael Carter, joins Capital Edge Consulting in response to growing customer needs

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His vast knowledge of the DCMA CPSR process and deep exposure as a senior procurement analyst to a variety of contractor purchasing systems, procedures and practices is a true value-add to our clients

Capital Edge Consulting, Inc., a nationwide consulting firm that specializes in helping federal government contractors solve complex business challenges, announces the addition of former Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR) Procurement Analyst, Michael Carter, as the firm’s newest Senior Consultant and member of its CPSR Consulting Practice.

Mr. Carter brings extensive experience in the federal acquisition process and practical application of the acquisition regulations, contractor business systems compliance, DCMA processes and procedures, proposal analysis and evaluation, cost modeling and estimating, forward pricing rate agreements (FPRA), and training. Beyond his duties as a DCMA CPSR procurement analyst, he was also responsible for creating critical tools for DCMA, some of which were adopted by the entire CPSR Group for use during purchasing system reviews and another that was adopted by all Administrative Contracting Officers (ACO) to support their annual surveillance of contractor purchasing systems responsibilities.

Prior to joining DCMA’s CPSR Group, Mr. Carter also served as a DCMA Administrative Contracting Officer (ACO) and managed all activities related to Base Life Support on three US Military and US State Department installations in Iraq. He was responsible for approving or denying all work requests and managed all administrative aspects of prime contracts in excess of $3.1 billion. He assisted DCMA cost/price analysts in performing contractor proposal cost and price analysis, reviewing and finalizing forward pricing rate recommendations (FPRR), and performing Cost Accounting Standards compliance oversight on prime contractors.

“It is Mike’s critical and innovative thinking that makes him a great fit for Capital Edge Consulting,” says Chase Kunk, Capital Edge Consulting’s Vice President, Contracts and Procurement and CPSR Consulting Practice lead.“His vast knowledge of the DCMA CPSR process and deep exposure as a senior procurement analyst to a variety of contractor purchasing systems, procedures and practices is a true value-add to our clients as they monitor their own systems and prepare for their own DCMA reviews.”

Capital Edge Consulting’s CPSR Consulting Practice has seen significant growth over the last few years due to client demand. The Practice has been successfully supporting clients and their critical purchasing system needs as well as providing CPSR-focused thought leadership and training through Federal Publications Seminars and the Public Contracting Institute. Their “one size does not fit all” approach to purchasing system compliance has become their trademarked approach welcomed by clients in various industries’ with diverse business processes, products and services.

About Capital Edge Consulting
Capital Edge Consulting combines unique backgrounds and experience in consulting, public accounting, industry, and DCAA and DCMA to provide clients with unmatched government contracting expertise. This breadth of specialized experience enables them to provide the exact services and level of expertise federal government contractors need to succeed. Capital Edge Consulting provides custom-tailored consulting solutions to government contractors ranging in size from startup to Fortune 100 companies, in industries such as manufacturing, construction, transportation, nuclear energy, professional services, biotech/pharmaceuticals, defense and software.

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