Thomas G. Reid, JD, NCMA Fellow, CPCM

President, ScMI

Tom Reid is Chief Problem Solver for Certified Contracting Solutions, LLC (CCS) headquartered near Denver, Colorado. CCS, in existence since 2002, provides training, consulting, expert testimony, and mentoring & marketing services to the government and its contractors.

Mr. Reid has worked for over 35 years in government contracts and business operations. Following seven years as a Government attorney specializing in procurement, he has served as a senior executive in both large and small companies demonstrating expertise in contract management, business development, training, leadership development, legal and litigation management, strategic planning, and management of multi-million dollar business operations.

Mr. Reid is a much-sought-after speaker on legal, contract management, and leadership topics providing clear and concise explanations of complex regulatory and contract management issues. He served as key personnel/subject matter expert for the Department of Health and Human Services rewrite for the HHS Acquisition Regulation (the HHS FAR supplement).

He currently serves as President of the Subcontract Management Institute. He is a Fellow with the National Contract Management Association, has served as co-chair of the Council of Fellows, and has served as chapter president in three different NCMA chapters. He served a two-year term as a member of the National Board of Directors for NCMA, was named NCMA’s Outstanding Fellow for 2006, and received the NCMA National Achievement Award in 2009. He serves as a mentor to NCMA’s CMLDP program and serves as a reviewer for NCMA publications and the Macfarlan competitive writing program. Mr. Reid has authored three books, chapters for several others, and two dozen of his articles have appeared in Contract Management magazine. He has spoken internationally on a variety of topics related to federal, commercial, and international procurement as well as social media.

Mr. Reid holds a bachelors degree from Franklin and Marshall College, a Juris Doctorate from the University of Dayton School of Law, and a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Houston. He is a lifetime Certified Professional Contracts Manager. He is admitted to practice law in Texas, before the US Court of Federal Claims, and the US Supreme Court.