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U.S. Air Force Brief 5-6-20

U.S. Air Force Brief 5-6-20Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM- Eastern Standard Time

Mission and Vision

The Mission of Air Force Small Business is to maximize small business opportunities within Air Force acquisitions, thereby (a) promoting efficiencies and innovation, (b) fostering competition, and (c) expanding the defense industrial base. In addition to creating a culture that looks to small businesses first for innovative, agile, and affordable solutions to meet our warfighter needs.

The U.S. Air Force is the world’s preeminent force in air, space, and cyberspace. We maintain that distinction by maintaining our objective of global vigilance, reach and power, and remaining true to our vision statement: The World’s Greatest Air Force—Powered by Airmen, Fueled by Innovation. Through shared values, key capabilities, and upholding our Airman’s Creed, we continue to achieve our mission and aim high in all we do.

The Air Force 2020 budget request is approximately $165.6 billion dollars, a 6% increase from the FY 2019 request.

Meeting Details

Date & Time: Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM- Eastern Standard Time
Location: Web Conference (register to secure log-in/dial-in details)

General Registration & Fees

Fees for the meeting are as follows:

Upon completion of your registration, you will be provided with the meeting dial-in and log-in information.

[Government Agency, Large Prime Contractor and Resource Provider Representatives (as approved by ASBCC) – Complimentary.]

Mike McWilliams
Senior Air Force Small Business/Acquisitions Program Manager
U.S. Air Force 

SUMMARY OF POSITIONS/SKILLS:
Over 30 years’ experience in various positions and programs to include the Joint Strike Fighter Program, Acquisitions/Logistics Program Management in systems at Air Force Material Command and Product Center, Air Logistics and Air Staff, Acquisition Integration Directorate,
Small Business Resource Management and Small Business Industrial Modernization.

• Small Business Chief of Staff/Program Manager/Resource Manager, HQ Pentagon.
• Acting Deputy Director, Air Force Office of Small Business Programs.
• Serves on the Board for the Correction of Military Records (BCMR).
• Sustainment Directorate, Chief of Staff Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program.
• Deputy Director, Warfighter Integration, Joint Strike Fighter Program.
• Deputy Director, Logistics Support Products, Joint Strike Fighter Program.
• Acting Director, Logistics Support Products, Joint Strike Fighter Program.
• Air Staff, Division Chief, Acquisition Management Policy Division.
*Services Contract Manager for SAF/AQ Air Staff (SAFTAS), HQ Pentagon.
• Air Staff Program Element Monitor (PEM), HQ Pentagon.
• Program Director, Next Generation Small A/C Loader program, Air Logistics Center.
• Deputy Program Director, 60K A/C Loader Program, ACAT II. Air Logistics Center.

Currently servings as:

Small Business (SB) Program Manager/Resource Manager/Chief of Staff, Air Force Small Business Programs.

Provides program oversight for all small business programs to include:
• Acquisition Program Manager under Air Force Office of Small Business Programs.
*Coordinating with Program Executive Offices (PEOs), Air Force and Major. Commands (MAJCOMs) to ensure small business participation is maximized.
• Providing program oversight for all small business outreach programs.
*Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business program.
*Historically Underutilized Business Zone.
*Woman-Owned Small Business Program.
*Section 8(a) Program.
*University/Minority Institution Programs.
• Air Force Small Business Resource Manager and Air Force Small Business Office Strategic Resources Planning (Budget and Human Resources).

Resource Manager/Acquisition Program Manager/Deputy Director, as applicable, under Air Force Office of Small Business Programs. Developing, executing and managing Air Force SB entire HQ annual budget,

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:
• Air Force Small Business (SB) Program Chief of Staff, Program Manager/Resource Manager, May 2014 – Present.
• Joint Strike Fighter Sustainment Directorate, Chief of Staff, Feb 2014 – May 2014
Department of Defense, Joint Strike Fighter, F-35.
• Joint Strike Fighter Deputy Director, Warfighter Integration, Aug 2013 – Feb 2014
Department of Defense, Joint Strike Fighter, F-35.
• Deputy Director, Logistics Support Products, Joint Strike Fighter, July 2010 – Aug 2013
Department of Defense, Joint Strike Fighter, F-35.
• Student, Industrial College of the Armed Forces (Eisenhower School of Government), Washington DC, Aug 2009 – Jun 2010.
• Division Chief, Acquisition Management Policy, (NH-IV) Aug 2004 – Aug 2009
Department of Defense, Air Force, Deputy Assistant Secretary, (Acquisition Integration).

FORMAL EDUCATION:
• BS, Valdosta State College, Aug 1981.
• MBA, University of Missouri, Air Force Institute of Technology, Jun 1991.
• MS, National Defense University, Industrial College of the Armed Forces Jun 2010.
• Senior Acquisition Course (SAC) Certification, (ICAF), Jun 2010.
• Executive Change Management, University of Virginia, Darden Business School.

Acquisition Professional Development Program (APDP) CERTIFICATION:
• APDP Level III certified, Program Management.
• APDP Level I certified, Acquisition Logistics.
• APDP Level II certified, Manufacturing/QA.