David J. Carlson

Director of Policy

Mr. Carlson is a proven contracts leader who spent over 34 years with the Department of the Navy creating strategic solutions to fulfill customer needs in Contracting, Acquisition, and Program Management positions.  He joined the KEM team in 2008 and has been an essential leader focused on providing the strategic management support for government and commercial contracting, major system acquisition, and program management opportunities across KEM’s entire customer portfolio and phases.  Mr. Carlson provides excellence and achievements to KEM clients in challenging situations by providing multi-disciplinary contracts and corporate competency oversight built off his success as NAVAIR Head of Electronic Acquisition Project Office and Business Process Reengineering Team, Contracts Competency, Naval Air Systems Command Headquarters.