Abby M. Mackness
Ms. Mackness has over 30 years of experience in the capture, development, management, and maintenance of large-scale information technology and identity management systems for Federal, Defense, Intelligence, state and local, and commercial clients. She has deep experience with some of the largest identity management systems in the Federal government, including FBI’s NGI program, DoD ABIS, and the State Department’s facial recognition system and passport infrastructure. In addition, she has provided capture and proposal leadership for a number of state credentialing solutions. Ms. Mackness is a certified Capture Manager, a Project Management Professional (PMP), and is a member of the Association for Proposal Management (APMP). Ms. Mackness is also a retired Air Force officer where she served as a software acquisition officer. She holds a Juris Doctorate (JD) from the Catholic University of America, a Master’s of Science (MS) from George Washington University, and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.