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Nicole Acosta

Nicole Acosta Lean Six Sigma

Senior Manager

Government Services

Government

Since 2004, Nicole has been providing disaster recovery, procurement, and government consulting services. She has provided assistance to multiple state agencies with contract negotiations, contract management, project management, procurement, and grant management. Her areas of expertise include Federal Grant Management, US Treasury Regulations, 2 CFR 200 Uniform Guidance, Single Audit, Medicaid, Transportation, FEMA P.A., Large Project Management, Federal, State, and Local Government. Additional experience includes serving within the Emergency Operations Center as an Emergency Support Function 5 (ESF) and ESF 8 during State of emergency activations. 

 

 

 

 

Licenses/Certifications:

  • State of Florida Certified Contract Negotiator (FCCN)
  • State of Florida Certified Contract Manager (FCCM)
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
  • United States General Service Administration Certified
  • Sourcing in the Public Sector, Procurement
  • United States Department of Homeland Security, FEMA ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800, 634 Classes Completion Certification
  • Concept of Operations Briefing
  • ICS 100 Introduction to the Incident Command System
  • ICS 200 For Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
  • ICS 700 National Incident Management Systems (NIMS)
  • ICS 800 National Response Plan (NRP)
  • IS 634 Intro to Public Assistance
  • Florida Single Audit Act
  • Advancing Accountability
  • Regional Financial Management from US DOJ
  • Sourcing in the Public Sector Negotiation Strategies and Techniques
  • Negotiation in Florida

Community Activities:

  • National Association of Procurement Professional

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Communications, Florida State University