ABOUT DAVID WILKINS Mr.  Wilkins is Vice President of Contracts and Supply Chain for Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). David was named to his current position in March 2010. In this capacity, he is a member of Raytheon’s senior leadership team and participates in the operational management and strategic planning of the company. David is responsible for maintaining an effective risk review process, providing corporate-wide policy, direction, training and oversight of Contracts, Supply Chain and Export/Import matters and ensuring that all Raytheon businesses meet acceptable performance standards in these areas. He serves as a principal interface with key government regulators regarding all Contracts, Supply Chain and Export/Import matters. He is responsible for enterprise socio-economic business planning, strategy and compliance relative to Raytheon’s Supply Chain. Prior to his corporate leadership role, David was Vice President, Contracts, for Raytheon Network Centric Systems based in McKinney, Texas, after joining the company in January 2002. Before joining Raytheon, David served in a number of positions with increasing responsibility in the aerospace and defense industry, including as a business unit vice president of Contracts at Northrop Grumman Corporation,  business unit vice president of Contracts, Supply Chain, and Pricing at Litton Corporation; director of Supply Chain Management at Hughes Space and Communications. He has also served as a contracting officer and acquisition analyst at the DoD Space and Missile Systems Center in Los Angeles,  and in the Air Force’s Contract Management Division in Anaheim. David is a member of the Maryland Bar and the American Bar Association. He is also a Certified Professional Contract Manager (CPCM) through NCMA. He received his bachelor’s degree in economics and financial management, and his MBA, from the University of New Mexico. He earned a law degree from Loyola Law School. And he graduated from an Executive Graduate Program at Harvard Business School.

ABOUT DAVID WILKINS

Mr.  Wilkins is Vice President of Contracts and Supply Chain for Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). David was named to his current position in March 2010. In this capacity, he is a member of Raytheon’s senior leadership team and participates in the operational management and strategic planning of the company.

David is responsible for maintaining an effective risk review process, providing corporate-wide policy, direction, training and oversight of Contracts, Supply Chain and Export/Import matters and ensuring that all Raytheon businesses meet acceptable performance standards in these areas. He serves as a principal interface with key government regulators regarding all Contracts, Supply Chain and Export/Import matters. He is responsible for enterprise socio-economic business planning, strategy and compliance relative to Raytheon’s Supply Chain.

Prior to his corporate leadership role, David was Vice President, Contracts, for Raytheon Network Centric Systems based in McKinney, Texas, after joining the company in January 2002. Before joining Raytheon, David served in a number of positions with increasing responsibility in the aerospace and defense industry, including as a business unit vice president of Contracts at Northrop Grumman Corporation,  business unit vice president of Contracts, Supply Chain, and Pricing at Litton Corporation; director of Supply Chain Management at Hughes Space and Communications. He has also served as a contracting officer and acquisition analyst at the DoD Space and Missile Systems Center in Los Angeles,  and in the Air Force’s Contract Management Division in Anaheim.

David is a member of the Maryland Bar and the American Bar Association. He is also a Certified Professional Contract Manager (CPCM) through NCMA.

He received his bachelor’s degree in economics and financial management, and his MBA, from the University of New Mexico. He earned a law degree from Loyola Law School. And he graduated from an Executive Graduate Program at Harvard Business School.

Come join NCMA North Texas as we host Mr. David Wilkins, who will speak about the characteristics and success factors for a twenty-first century acquisition professional (buy or sell side).  The acquisition environment is changing faster than ever before, we are challenged on all sides by new issues like Better Buying Power 3.0 and Cyber Security, and we need to prepare for the future, positioning ourselves to not only survive, but thrive, in this future environment.   Come hear a thought leader, who is grappling with these issues every day, as he provides his insight and perspective on qualities, capabilities and characteristics of a twenty-first century acquisition leader. Preparing for the future Accelerates Careers…and this is a meeting you will NOT want to miss!


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LAST MONTH’S MEETING

DECEMBER HOLIDAY PARTY

COHOSTED WITH NCMA FT. WORTH

The December 2017 NCMA North Texas Chapter co-hosted a Holiday party and networking event with NCMA Ft. Worth at the Messina Hof Winery in Grapevine, TX. We had a great turn out, wonderful time, and collected over $400 dollars’ worth of toys for Toys- for- Tots. Everyone who attended can attest it was a great opportunity to network with colleagues across the metroplex. Especially the ones who won one of the door prizes! Don't miss another meeting! Shake off the post-holiday blues and join us in January! You will not regret it!

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