Nancy Heimbaugh is currently the owner and principal of LMP Alliance, LLC, a certified woman owned small business providing in-depth advice and assistance to industry and the federal government on a range of federal and Department of Defense (DoD) acquisition policy, procurement and contracting matters. Nancy Heimbaugh is a senior acquisition professional and has extensive qualifications, experience, and capabilities specializing in the area of federal procurement and Defense contract management.
Ms. Heimbaugh provides Signature Renovations with seasoned advice and guidance based on her extensive knowledge, insight, and experience of Government acquisition, procurement and contracting.
Ms. Heimbaugh retired from the federal government’s senior executive service and served as a Defense senior acquisition executive with over 35 years of experience in acquisition, procurement, and contracting. Many of these years were dedicated to leading and assessing the largest defense agency’s (Defense Logistics Agency) acquisition and contracting operations ($20-$46B per year in contract spend).
From 2009 through 2014, Ms. Heimbaugh served as the Defense Logistics Agency’s Component Acquisition Executive (CAE) and Senior Procurement Executive (SPE). In this role, she was responsible for all aspects of acquisition to include program management of major automated information systems acquisitions; procurement operations; and contract management. She was also a key member of the Agency’s executive team, providing advice, counsel, and guidance to the Director of the Agency. As the CAE and SPE, she was also responsible to the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics; the Director of Defense Pricing; and the Director of Defense Acquisition and Policy.
Before becoming the Director, Acquisition, Ms. Heimbaugh was the Executive Director for Acquisition at the Defense Supply Center, Philadelphia, PA. She was responsible for all acquisition matters and contracting operations for military clothing, medical supplies, food, and construction equipment in support of the warfighter involving over $14B in annual sales.
Ms. Heimbaugh has held a variety of positions during her career. She has served as the Defense Logistics Agency Competition Advocate; has led many councils and subcommittees on federal and defense acquisition regulations and legislative implementations. She has over 20 years working for the Department of the Navy in a variety of acquisition policy, contracting oversight and operations roles.
Ms. Heimbaugh has a bachelor of science in business administration, magna cum laude, from Strayer University and a Master’s degree in National Resource Strategy from the National Defense University. She is certified level 3 in contracting under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA).
Ms. Heimbaugh has received numerous honors, including the Department of Defense Exceptional Service Award for her efforts in response to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. In 2014, she received the Distinguished Career Service Award for 38 dedicated years of civil service as well as the U.S. AbilityOne Commission’s E.R. “Dick” Alley Career Achievement Award for her efforts to utilize the Federal acquisition system to create employment for those who are blind or have significant disabilities. Ms. Heimbaugh currently holds a TS/SCI security clearance.
Ms. Heimbaugh serves on the Board of Directors for ReadyOne Industries, a nonprofit manufacturing firm providing employment opportunities to individuals with significant disabilities. She is also a member of the National Contract Management Association Board of Advisors, and the Board of Directors for the Procurement Roundtable, a nonprofit organization that advises the government in making improvements in federal acquisition. She is a member of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce, and the National Contract Management Association.