Markets to Watch: Professional Services

October 25, 2023 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Join BGOV expert analysts for a deep dive into the federal market for professional services in a data-driven webinar. We’ll also gain industry insights from the President and CEO of the Professional Services Council.

Professional services has topped $100 billion annually in recent fiscal years, with the Defense Department and civilian agencies regularly in search of vendors qualified to provide engineering, program management, financial, and other services.

The webinar will address:

  • Professional services submarkets
  • Federal agencies’ citizen-facing tools and digital services
  • Contract types and key contract vehicles
  • Insight from the Professional Services Council


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Amanda Allen
Analysis Team Lead
Bloomberg Government

Amanda Allen leads the Government Contracting team of experts, who bring decades of experience to the complex and dynamic environment of federal procurement. The team delivers analysis of how the federal government spends money and what federal marketplaces look like for contractors’ opportunities and risks. Prior to leading the Government Contracting team, Amanda spent more than six years at Bloomberg Law covering corporate legal and regulatory compliance. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Amanda earned her JD from the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawai'i.

Paul Murphy
Senior Data Analyst
Bloomberg Government

Paul Murphy is a Senior Data Analyst with Bloomberg Government. Murphy's expertise includes building custom dashboards, big data analysis, and small business spending trends. Before Bloomberg acquired his company in 2010, he spent 25 years as President of Eagle Eye Publishers, where he brought the first-ever desktop-based contracts database to market. He received a B.A. in Peace and Conflict Studies with Departmental Honors from Colgate University in 1979. Follow me @pjmur55
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David J. Berteau
President and CEO
Professional Services Council

Mr. Berteau became the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Professional Services Council (PSC) on March 28, 2016. With more than 400 members, PSC is the premier advocate of and resource for the federal services industry. As CEO, Mr. Berteau focuses on legislative and regulatory issues related to government acquisition, budgets, and requirements by helping to shape public policy, leading strategic coalitions, and working to improve communications between government and industry.