About Us Public Contracting Institute

Government Contracts Training Professionals

The Public Contracting Institute (PCI) is an instructor-owned small business dedicated to offering the best up-to-date, accredited training for government contracts 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.

Government Contracts 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 – PCI Government Contracts Training

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

Nichole Atallah, Partner, PilieroMazza

Paul M. Bailey, Director, Capital Edge Consulting

Lou Chiarella, Senior Counsel, Crowell

Stephen Daoust, President, Go Farther Consulting

David A. Drabkin, Drabkin & Associates

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,  Partner, Rimon PC (Board Secretary)


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

Phillip R. Seckman, Partner, Dentons

Timothy Sullivan, Senior Government Contracts Attorney

William R. Walter, Partner, FORVIS

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