Stafford, VA, November 03, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- James Harper Jr. of Stafford, Virginia has been recognized as a VIP for 2015 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of government acquisition and contracting.
About James Harper Jr.
Mr. Harper has almost 40 years experience in the government acquisition/contracting field. He is the Director of the Office of Acquisition Management at the Federal Transit Administration. This national government agency provides financial and technical assistance to local public transportation systems. He is responsible for procurement operations, placement and administration of all prime and related contracts whose estimated worth is $10B, in support of national and international programs of the FTA. Mr. Harper reviews third party contracts in support of the FTA grant program. He also develops procurement and third party contract review policies, procedures and standards. In addition, he is the subject matter expert for the 5 Transit Procurement Courses taught through the National Transit Institute at Rutgers University. He has published 3 textbooks, “Performance Based Acquisitions,” Basic Contract Administration” and “Advance Contract Administration.” Mr. Harper is affiliated with the American Legion, NCMA, MOAA, AFA, NAACP, VFW and Alpha Phi Alpha. He obtained a B.S. in Business Administration from North Carolina A&T State University in 1976 and a M.A. in Business Administration and Management from Central Michigan University in 1985. In his spare time he enjoys bowling, music and sports.
About Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide
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