Glenn D. Baer currently serves as vice president of corporate contracts and procurement for ARINC Inc.
In this position, Baer is responsible for running ARINC’s corporate contracts and procurement department, which includes proposal development, contract establishment, negotiations and administration of sound and profitable contractual requirements. This position also directs the company procurement, export compliance and subcontracting mission areas.
Baer currently serves as chairman of the National Defense Industrial Association‘s government policy advisory committee. He has also previously chaired the NDIA Procurement Planning Committee, Washington Procurement Committee and the Contract Acquisition Management Subcommittee.
Throughout his tenure, Baer has assumed a leadership role in many government acquisition reform initiatives. He previously chaired a Pentagon-directed multi-industry association working group, and also led a multi-industry association effort to seek revisions to the organizational conflict-of-interest regulations.
Baer has testified and briefed government and industry forms on a broad range of acquisition policy issues. He served as a principal NDIA representative in the regulatory implementation of the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act, participated in the Section 800 Panel on Contract Formation, Industry’s FAR Part 15 Rewrite and Past Performance in Source Selection task forces.
Baer is a current member of the Acquisition Reform Working Group, and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and accounting and a M.B.A from the University of Maryland.