Associate Administrator and Chief Acquisition Officer, OGP
Krystal J. Brumfield, J.D., LL.M., is an attorney and accomplished executive with many years of proven leadership experience in the public and private sectors. She currently serves as a presidential appointee in the Biden-Harris Administration. As the Associate Administrator for the Office of Government-wide Policy at GSA, Krystal manages the direction of acquisition policy to ensure the promotion of effective business practices and the timely delivery of best value products for an agency that leverages approximately $75 billion dollars annually in contracts and manages a real estate portfolio of nearly 370 million rentable square feet. Among other roles, she is designated as our Chief Acquisition Officer, and represents GSA as Co-Chair of the CAO Council.Krystal previously served as Chief of Staff for Carlyle Airport Group Holdings, LLC, the Carlyle Group’s dedicated US-based investment platform for airport infrastructure investment opportunities globally. As Chief of Staff, she managed the cross-collaboration between the CAG Washington, DC and New York teams to redevelop the $7.4 billion Terminal One at JFK Airport, the largest public private partnership airport infrastructure project in U.S. history.
Prior to joining CAG, Krystal was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Airport Minority Advisory Council, a national trade association that represents thousands of airports, corporations, and small businesses in the aviation and aerospace industries. She was recognized for driving growth and innovation at AMAC and was named one of the top 25 “Women in Power Impacting Diversity” by DiversityPlus Magazine, and was awarded “Outstanding Woman in Law” by Hofstra University School of Law.
Krystal’s additional professional experiences include Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the DC Chamber of Commerce, Tax and Procurement Counsel for the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, visiting instructor for the International Law Institute South African Centre for Excellence, and Sales and Use Tax Attorney for the Louisiana Department of Revenue.
She currently serves on the Board of Governors of the Aero Club of Washington and previously served on the Board of Providence Hospital’s Foundation and the DC Water and Sewer Authority as Commissioner and Vice Chair, appointed by Mayor Muriel Bowser. She was also appointed by Mayor Bowser to serve on the Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee of the ReOpen DC Advisory Group amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Krystal holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting from Southern University, where she was a Bill Gates Millennium Scholar. She also earned a Juris Doctorate from the Southern University Law Center and obtained a Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. She is admitted to practice law before Louisiana State Courts (2007) and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana (2008). Krystal is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
A Louisiana native, Krystal currently resides in Washington, DC.