Moshe Schwartz

Etherton and Associates
July 2023 Procurement Division Meeting
Moshe Schwartz is President of Etherton and Associates, providing expertise in defense acquisition and industrial base policy. Prior to joining Etherton and Associates, served as Executive Director of the congressionally mandated Advisory Panel on Streamlining and Codifying Acquisition Regulations and spent 15 years providing analysis and legislative support to Congress on acquisition policy and industrial base issues, including as a specialist at the Congressional Research Service and senior analyst at GAO.  He has testified before Congress and written extensively on a wide range of acquisition and industrial base issues, including defense acquisition reform, contract types, cost and pricing, Other Transaction Authorities, the use of Major Defense Acquisition Programs, socioeconomic policies, the Defense Production Act, GAO bid protests, and the DOD Audit, and wartime contracting.

Mr. Schwartz also served as senior advisor to the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan, and as advisor at ISAF headquarters in Afghanistan. 

Mr. Schwartz taught at Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz School of Public Policy and spent five years teaching courses on congress and acquisition policy at National Defense University's Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy. 

He received an M.B.A. from Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business, a Master of Science in Public Policy Management from Carnegie Mellon’s Heinz School of Public Policy and Management, and a J.D. from Yeshiva University’s Cardozo School of Law.