Richard Gibbs of Longevity Consulting to Host a Series of Training Courses on Procurement Acquisition for National Institute of Standards and Technology Employees

Washington, DC – March 9, 2016 – Richard Gibbs, a Senior Acquisition Management and Program Manager for Longevity Consulting, will host a series of training courses on Procurement Acquisition for employees of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).  Mr. Gibbs, one of the field’s leading experts, with over 35 years of experience in procurement acquisition, will conduct a 3-day facilitated training session and workshop covering Agency Needs, Independent Government Cost Estimates, Market Research, and Contract Administration.  Participants will learn skills required to successfully collect and analyze information about capabilities within the market to satisfy agency needs, produce Statement of Work (SOW) requirement documents, understand the requirements and create Independent Government Cost Estimates, and better function as a Contracting Officer Representative (COR).  After completion of each course participants will receive 1.5 CLPs per class.

Longevity Consulting has a track record of providing world class Training and Leadership Development programs for numerous federal government agencies. Longevity has produced user guides, texts, websites and other hands-on materials to ensure success in the classroom and beyond.

“Longevity believes in training our clients to be more effective and productive in their daily job responsibilities,” said Bobby Long, president and chief executive officer.  “This represents a great opportunity to train NIST acquisition staff on standardizing the procurement lifecycle and incorporating industry best practices into their internal acquisition process.”

About Longevity Consulting

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Longevity Consulting is an information technology, solution based, full service organization, dedicated to producing results.  We are an SBA 8(a) Certified, Veteran Owned, Small Disadvantaged Business. Our goal is to create a collaborative environment between our consultants and our clients.  This synergistic relationship helps identify ways to improve our clients’ business and better positions our company to provide the most appropriate solution for each client engagement. For more information about Longevity Consulting, please visit us at