James Phillips, CFCM, Fellow, FAC-C Level III, DBA, MPA, PMP

Phillips Training and Consulting Inc.
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Dr. James N. Phillips Jr. , The Contracting Guy TM

As Managing Consultant at Phillips Training and Consulting Inc. (PTAC Inc.), The Contracting Guy focuses on Small Business access, entry and participation in U.S. Federal Acquisition.  

When looking for a Coach you want results! The Contracting Guy TM offers Experience, Qualifications, and Insight (EQI) into the contracting processes and practices.

PTAC Inc’s “EQI” is with U.S. Government purchasing practices and its perspectives when engaging with industry.

The Contracting Guy TM uses small group and online training as its means to help and will on occasion consult with clients on subjects such as market research, acquisition planning, developing Independent government cost estimates (IGCE), and source selection planning.

PTAC Inc. Is CVE certified service disabled veteran owned small Micro-Consulting company. PTAC Inc. accepts credit cards.

PTAC Inc. helps small businesses and PTACs understand government solicitations and how to prepare competitive proposals. PTAC Inc. also aids small businesses by increasing their contracting intelligence (CI) and thereby improving the likelihood that their proposal will be successful. The primary method is micro-consulting and principle tool is the USPP book and associated USPP workshop. (

Experience, Qualifications and Insight (EQI) advantage.

The Contracting Guy TM is a former government Contracting Officer who has served in the Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs. He is an author who has been published in NCMA’s Contract Management, DAU’s Defense Acquisition, Federal Management, Government CIO, Journal of Healthcare Contracting, and The Lean Post. He holds numerous business-related degrees and certifications. His background is contracting, healthcare, and non-profit management.


American Meridian University
Boca Raton, Florida, United States
Doctor of Business Administration, 2015
Health Sciences Management
2012 To 2015
Advisor: Dr Robert Gee

Troy University
Troy, Alabama, United States
Master in Public Administration, 1991
Public Administration
1990 To 1991