Director of Contracts/Legal
Mr. Copes joined FTI in 2015 as Director, Contracts Administration. He has over twenty-five years’ experience in contracting and proposal management in the services industry, working with government, military, and civilian agencies. Mr. Copes brings to the company ‘cradle to grave’ experience with all contract types and the unique components of each. His experience includes proposal creation, analysis and development of contract pricing in both SBIR and competitive environments, as well as effective award negotiation. Mr. Copes and his staff, are responsible for the management and administration of all contracts, subcontracts, agreements, and purchases for the company. As a retired Army First Sergeant, he prides himself on being detail oriented in all aspects of his and his organization’s job performance. Mr. Copes’ diverse knowledge of both government and civilian contracting, combined with his strong leadership and management skills, makes him a valuable member of the FTI team.