Richard Beutel is currently the Principal of Cyrrus Analytics, one of Washington’s premier boutique government market strategy and legislative advisory firms. He is the former lead acquisition and procurement policy counsel for former Chairman Darrell Issa of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Rich wrote and managed the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act – FITARA – which was signed into law as part of the FY2015 National Defense Authorization Act.
Editor’s Note: Richard Beutel is the original author and legislative manager for the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA), a landmark piece of legislation signed into law in December 2014. He is also the former lead acquisition and procurement policy counsel for House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif. This column […]