NCMA East Tennessee Chapter Overview

The East Tennessee Chapter is an established and highly regarded Chapter of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA). As an NCMA Chapter, we are a local ambassador of the world’s leading professional resource for those in the field of contract management. We offer education, leadership development, networking opportunities, and valuable resources to professionals in the East Tennessee Area. Our strength lies in our loyal and diverse base of nearly 300 members, representing Industry and Government, new professionals to the highest echelons of leadership, and every position within the spectrum of contract management. We are an award-winning Chapter with award-winning members. We are the East Tennessee Chapter.


Our chapter provides educational and training forums presented by government and industry experts who bring a diverse array of knowledge and experience that your management team needs. We provide resources for individuals, companies and Government organizations related to a wide variety of subjects. We also host NCMA Certification study groups, exams, Webinars, and National Education Seminars. The training and educational content the East Tennessee Chapter provides is beneficial to all contracts management professionals.


Through our support of the Contract Management Leadership Development Program (CMLPD) , our mentoring program, the Advancing Professionals program and the various certification programs and exams, the East Tennessee Chapter supports the professional and leadership development of the next generation of acquisition professionals. Our chapter membership includes many of the most experienced acquisition and contracts management professional in both industry and government, giving you access to the voices of experience.

Networking Opportunities

The value of NCMA is its neutrality, providing a forum to share perspectives and build a network of professional contacts, beyond the workplace. Our events provide a chance to get to know others professionals in the contract management career field and other careers. We work closely with members of Government, Industry and other professional associations to bring programs that add value and enhance knowledge to our community.


The East Tennessee Chapter is a steward of the contract management community. We ensure contract management professionals in the East Tennessee Area maintain their reputation as being world-class! In addition to education, development, and networking, we offer assistance through our scholarships, certification reimbursement policy, and growing library of NCMA literature and materials. We also welcome any and all volunteers and speakers that share in our goal of bolstering the profession!