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Lisa Mathews

Lisa Mathews (nee Wolf) is the Earned Value Management (EVM) and Purchasing System Focal Point for Booz Allen Hamilton, a leading global consulting firm.

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In this role for over ten years, Lisa is responsible for ensuring the proper firm-wide deployment of the EIA-compliant Earned Value Management System and concomitant project management practices through training, proposal support, Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs), Internal Surveillance Reviews (ISRs), and Joint Surveillance Reviews (JSRs). She and her team are also responsible for performing pre- and post-award reviews of subcontracts to ensure compliance with government (FAR, DFARS, etc.) regulations. Lisa’s wide range of diverse experience as a project management practitioner has been in RDT&E, Production, Deployment, Software Development, and support services projects of varying contract sizes and types with myriad clients.


Lisa is a frequent speaker and trainer of Earned Value Management and Project Management topics, and has done so on six continents. She is also a published author and has served as a guest lecturer for graduate students at Bowie State University and an adjunct instructor for the University of Maryland and now Georgetown's School of Continuing Studies. Lisa is also a course developer and leader for the American Management Association (AMA). She is also presently Co-Lead of the Contracts Working Group for the Integrated Program Management Division (IPMD) of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) and the Vice President of Communications for the College of Performance Management (CPM). In her limited spare time, she is President of her children’s high school Parent-Teacher-Student Association (PTSA) and is a professional pianist and singer.


Lisa has been certified by the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International (AACEI) as an Earned Value Professional (EVP) and by the Project Management Institute (PMI) as a Project Management Professional (PMP). She earned her MBA from The Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School.