Leslie A. Bechis, BS


Over the last 7 + years, Leslie has honed her skills as a Contracts Administrator, completing her Bachelor’s Degree in Financial Economics at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), and her Master’s Certificate in Procurement and Contracts Management at the University of Virginia (UVA). As a member of the Sondheim Scholarship program at UMBC, Leslie became a vital mentor to incoming scholars. She has continued mentoring college students that are focused on a career in government service as an alumnus, and has had many opportunities to share her knowledge of commercial and federal contracting with her coworkers, employers, private sector and public sector counterparts.

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Key Skills/Experience:

  • Federal contracts and the contracting process
  • Commercial contracts
  • Subcontracts
  • Teaming Agreements and Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Procurement
  • Pricing – to include cost and price analyses
  • Contracts database design


  • BS – Financial Economics (UMBC)
  • Master’s Certificate – Procurement and Contracts Management (UVA)

Personal Interests:

  • Spending time with her husband and daughter
  • Hiking
  • Gardening
  • Cooking
  • Ultimate Frisbee/Rugby