Vanessa Payne

Managing Consultant
I don't always tell you what you want to hear, but I always tell you what you need to know.
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I don't always tell you what you want to hear, but I always tell you what you need to know.

Vanessa Payne is a managing consultant in Aronson’s Government Contract Solutions Group. With more than 15 years of full life-cycle government contracts and consulting experience, her expertise includes GSA contract management, subcontract administration, contractor task order proposals, and “Big Four” management consulting in the areas of process improvement, business process reengineering, cost accounting, survey development and analysis, workflow mapping, and facilitation services. She currently specializes in GSA Schedule contract preparation, renewals, and providing ongoing contract management, administration, and compliance support with a special interest in organizational procedure and policy review, improvement, and standardization.

Vanessa has been a guest speaker on GSA Schedule and social media topics for Aronson and other industry organizations, and she is a co-founder and frequent contributor to Aronson’s Fed Point blog.

Licenses & Certifications

  • MSOD


  • Johns Hopkins University: Masters in Organizational Development and Strategic Human Resources
  • Johns Hopkins University: Graduate Certificate in Skilled Facilitation
  • University of Pennsylvania: Bachelors of Arts in Communications

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