Director Holly Svetz

Holly Svetz at Yellowstone National Park

Holly Svetz

Term to May 2025

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  • J.D. | 1993 | George Washington University Law School | Journal of International Law and Economics
  • M.S. | 1987 | University of Southern California (extension) | Systems Management
  • M.S. | 1983 | Air Force Institute of Technology | Aeronautical Engineering
  • B.S. | 1980 | United States Air Force Academy | Aeronautical Engineering


Legal Background

From 1993 until 2015, admitted to the Virginia and District of Columbia Bar, admitted to U.S. Court of Federal Claims; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; U.S. District Courts for the District of Columbia and the Eastern District of Virginia; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.


Work Experience

  • 2019 – Retired
  • 2015-2019 – Consulting services as Presidents of Svetz Govcon Consulting LLC dealing with a wide range of matters involving agreements with the government.
  • 1993-2015 – Practicing government contracts attorney and ultimately partner in major national law firms:  Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP, Morrison & Foerster, Piper Rudnick, and Pettit and Martin
  • 1980-1990 – Air Force officer performing as Research Engineer in digital flight control systems; Assistant Professor of Astronautics at the United States Air Force Academy; Executive Officer and Program Manager F-22 Weapons Integration; Program Manager T-1 Simulator.



  • Inspiration Metropolitan District (2018-present); Board Director and Board Liaison to Residential Improvement Committee
  • Hilltop Club (2016-present); Bridge Club, Book Club, Mah Jongg Club, sadly few outings with Golf Club and Hiking Club
  • American Bar Association Section of Public Contract Law: Council Member (2005-2008); Co-Chair Intellectual Property Committee; Vice Chair, Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection Committee; Quarterly Program Co-chair; Strategic Planning Committee; Board of Contract Appeals Bar Association: Board of Governors.
  • Professional Associations: National Contract Management Association; American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.