About Us

The Public Contracting Institute (PCI) is an instructor-owned small business dedicated to offering the best up-to-date, accredited training for government contracting professionals. PCI’s seminars, webinars, virtual classes, and on-site training are practical, interactive, and of the highest caliber. Our instructors update the materials for every program to ensure that they cover the most recent developments.

Our Faculty

The Public Contracting Institute offers instruction by the most experienced and distinguished faculty in the field. Our instructors are practicing and expert professionals, with extensive experience teaching. We take special pride in having Professor Ralph Nash as an instructor and member of our Board of Directors.

Our Instructional Materials

Our courses cover Government Contracting, Grants and International Contracting. We supplement all courses and webinars with instructional materials that include both reference sources and practical advice. Our instructors always update the materials for every new program to ensure that they cover the most recent developments.

Our Refund Policy

PCI will grant a full refund, upon request, to registrants who cancel attendance to a seminar, webinar or virtual class at least two weeks in advance of the scheduled activity.

Board of Directors

Tracy E. Andrle, Managing Member, Public Contracting Institute LLC

Paul M. Bailey, Director, Capital Edge Consulting

Chad T. Braley, CEO & Managing Director, Capital Edge Consulting, Inc.

Louis Chiarella, Senior Attorney

Stephen Daoust, Vice President, Legal & Compliance, Iridium

David A. Drabkin, Chairman, Section 809, Acquisition Advisory Panel

Fred W. Geldon, Senior Counsel, Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Garry Grossman, Professorial Lecturer in Law, The George Washington University

E. Sanderson Hoe, Senior of Counsel, Covington & Burling LLP (Board Chairman)

Ira E. Hoffman,  Shareholder, Butzel Long (Board Secretary)

Sharon L. Larkin, Partner, Larkin Ferrell LLP

Ralph C. Nash, Jr., Professor Emeritus of Law, The George Washington University

Phillip R. Seckman, Partner, Dentons

Timothy Sullivan, Partner, Thompson Coburn LLP

David J. Taylor, Principal, Law Office of David J. Taylor, P.C.

William R. Walter, Partner, Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP

Mary Karen Wills, Managing Director, Berkeley Research Group, LLC