John David Baugher

John David BaugherSenior Managing Consultant JD is a senior managing consultant with Redstone Government Consulting. In his role, he routinely assists clients with matters of contract interpretation, management, and pricing. Professional Experience For almost 40-years, JD has supported a wide-range of government contractors providing services and products to the Federal Government. JD’s tenure in industry included the support of large electronics manufacturers and service providers to NASA, DOD and other agencies. His practical experience with contract law, interpretation of regulations and understanding of small business programs such as mentor-protégé, socio-economic designations and size standards, as well as GSA Schedule administration and maintenance provides a diverse range of knowledge for our clients to draw on. JD has supported both the contracts and procurement areas during his time in industry including the development of contracts and procurement teams as part of growing government contractors where he was responsible for developing policies, practices and training to ensure compliance with federal contracts. He has supported contracts in environments subject to Contractor Purchasing System Reviews, ISO, and other professional certifications. Additionally, JD has supported pricing throughout his career and is a rare contracts professional with a deep understanding of pricing, indirect rates, development of escalation factors, as well as proposal management and compliance reviews. In his role in industry, he was frequently called upon to develop subcontract agreements, OCI mitigation plans, small business subcontracting plans, model contracts and other requirements in support of RFP pursuits. JD has worked contracts all over the U.S., as well as working contracts and subcontracts based in the Middle East, and Europe. His diverse range of experience provides our clients with an excellent resource for not only day-to-day matters of contract management, but also in-depth knowledge of pricing large proposals across government agencies. He has experience with working for 8(a), SDVOSB, and tribally owned companies supporting a wide-range of U.S. Government programs.

Recent Posts

Major Contract Year End Reporting Requirements for Government Contractors

As the fiscal year draws to a close, government contractors are gearing up to meet their year-end reporting requirements. Navigating the maze of regulations and clauses can be daunting, but with a clear understanding, the process becomes manageable. This article aims to shed light on the major contract reporting requirements for all government contracts.

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Topics: Contracts & Subcontracts Administration, Government Regulations, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)

SAM Registrations: Check Often and NEVER Let It Lapse!

In the world of federal contracting, every detail matters. A recent ruling by the Court of Federal Claims (CFC) has highlighted the critical importance of maintaining an active registration in the SAM.GOV System. Based on the interpretation of FAR Clause 52.204-7, this ruling underscores the fact that even a minor lapse in a contractor's SAM registration status can lead to disqualification from a potential award.

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Topics: Small Business Compliance, Contracts & Subcontracts Administration, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)

How Contracts Drive Your Company and the Importance of a Contract Filing System

In all types of industries, organizations of any size, located in any part of the world, contracts are the lifeblood that binds their operations. These legal documents delineate the relationship between the parties, becoming the backbone of any commercial transaction, thereby maintaining the health of the organization. But merely having contracts is not enough. How these contracts are managed, specifically how they are filed and stored, plays a crucial role in a company’s overall efficiency and effectiveness. In this blog, we delve into the significance of a contract filing system and its benefits.

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Topics: Contracts & Subcontracts Administration, DCAA Audit Support, Government Regulations

Inflation & GSA Contracts—Balancing Risk with New GSA Guidelines

As inflation continues to rise, you are likely wondering what the General Services Administration (GSA) guidance to contractors will impact you. The issue of inflation has many companies looking for answers, and although GSA has taken steps to address inflation, there is still a lot to be discussed. In this article, we will look at what types of relief and guidance GSA is providing.

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Topics: Contracts & Subcontracts Administration