Mathew Blum
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Mathew C. Blum

Associate Administrator – Office of Federal Procurement Policy, OMB
Mathew Blum is the Associate Administrator at the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, Office of Management and Budget, in Washington, D.C.  He manages the development of legislation, regulations, and policies to promote efficient, effective, and innovative acquisition practices.


Mr. Blum is a contributing author to a variety of government contract publications, including articles that have appeared in the Journal of Strategic Contracting and Negotiation, Contract Management, The Government Contractor, The Procurement Lawyer, and the Administrative Law Journal of the American University.


Mr. Blum is a National Academy of Public Administration Fellow, the 2017 recipient of the John J. Franke Award recognizing contributions to a more effective and collaborative government, a two-time winner of Federal Computer Week’s “Fed 100” Award, and recipient of the Coalition for Government Procurement’s “Unsung Hero Award for Procurement Policy Excellence.”  In 2010, Mr. Blum received a Presidential Rank Award for his ongoing work in OMB.


Mr. Blum is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate from the College of William and Mary. He received a Juris Doctor, with honors, from the George Washington University Law School, where he serves as a member of its Government Contracts Advisory Board.  He is also a member of the District of Columbia Bar and the Virginia Bar.