Based in Burlington, MA, NFA Consulting is a strategic planning and growth management consulting firm that specializes in helping government and industry-leading organizations achieve their goals.
We’ll help you visualize where you’re going and help you get there. We will position you to take advantage of opportunities and learn how to increase the efficiency of your program. When meeting with our clients, we tailor our services to meet their individual needs; this is important because every agency, company, and organization is different with a unique set of programs, resources, and people.
Let us help you envision future possibilities and capitalize on new opportunities. We provide the quantitative and qualitative skills needed to set your plan, mitigate risks, achieve organizational effectiveness, recognize strengths, and positively move your program forward. Our overarching goal is to make sure your programs are successful.
Neil F. Albert is President/CEO of NFA Consulting, LLC. Founded in 2016, NFA Consulting provides strategic planning advice and growth management support to government and industry service providers.
With over 38 years of experience, Mr. Albert has been working, managing, and leading multiple government and industry service support organizations. He works in the areas of strategic planning, program management, cost/schedule analysis, project performance measurement, acquisition management, and risk assessment.
From 2016 to 2018 Mr. Albert was President/Chief Growth Officer of Advanced Concepts & Technologies, International (ACT I) where he directed the business operations and development for the company. As Chief Growth Officer, he was responsible for ensuring customer diversification and growth. He also led the company’s business development, proposal, and pricing activities. In two years as Chief Growth Officer, the company’s revenue grew almost 250%.
From 2004 to 2016, Mr. Albert was the Vice Chairman, President/CEO of MCR, LLC where he was responsible for the company’s strategic vision, operational goals, and overall company execution. He worked to increase and improve his clients’ marketplace intelligence, federal agency capabilities and offerings to align corporate activities with business development and senior leadership to focus on increasing and improving the company’s international, intelligence, and federal agency capabilities and offerings.
He also directed and managed all aspects of the company from corporate operations to the business operations of its three wholly owned subsidiaries. In this role, he supported government and industry customers by providing integrated program management activities. This work included cost estimating and analysis, acquisition and program management support, earned value management, contract management, funds management, systems engineering, software acquisition, logistics, education, and training.
Mr. Albert joined MCR in 1988 as Director and became Vice President in 1995. In 1999, MCR was sold to General Research Corporation International which was quickly bought by AT&T in 2000. As a result, Mr. Albert became Senior Vice President of AT&T and General Manager of MCR (a wholly-owned subsidiary of AT&T) from 2000 to 2004. Prior to MCR, Mr. Albert worked for Textron Defense Systems as Director of Cost Estimating and Analysis, where he led all cost and pricing activities in the company including capital investment analysis, make/buy decision support, production process improvement, financial assessment, and subcontractor price analysis.
Mr. Albert has been a leader in numerous associations and organizations which directly reflect the knowledge and experience he provides in NFA Consulting services, including serving as a founding member of the Department of Defense’s “Defense Business Board” in 2002.
He has been president of multiple organizations which have been key to his success. These organizations include the National Estimating Society, Society of Cost Estimating and Analysis, College of Performance Management, and Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Earned Value Management Community of Practice. He is currently the President of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Integrated Program Management Division. He was one of the founders of the Industrial Committee on Program Management for NDIA. In addition, for 10 years he was a member of the Board of Directors for the Professional Services Council and a key member of their Executive Committee. He is the Chairman of PSC’s Defense and Intelligence Executive Advisory Council. He was the Founder and Chairman of the Earned Value Management Community of Interest (EVM CoEye) and Associate Director of the Energy Facility Contractors Group (EFCOG), He is a member of the AIM Council (formally the Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) Forum).