Mathew Blum is the Associate Administrator at the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP), Office of Management and Budget (OMB). He manages the development of legislation, regulations, and policies to promote sound acquisition practices.
Mr. Blum’s management responsibilities cover a range of initiatives, including the development and review of acquisition legislation, competitive sourcing, interagency contracting, commercial item acquisitions, use of other transactions authority, and emergency procurement flexibilities. As a senior attorney, Mr. Blum supported initiatives addressing task order contracting, simplified acquisitions, electronic commerce, cooperative purchasing, share-in-savings contracting, prompt payment, innovative acquisition tests, past performance, protests, and contract disputes.
Mr. Blum is a contributing author to a variety of government contract publications, including articles that have appeared in Contract Management, The Government Contractor, The Procurement Lawyer, and the Administrative Law Journal of the American University.
Mr. Blum is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate from the College of William and Mary. He received a Juris Doctor, with honors, from the George Washington University. He is a member of the District of Columbia Bar, the Virginia Bar, and the Federal Executive Institute Alumni Association.