Angélica A. Matías is a U.S. Army veteran and Government Contracts attorney with over 13 years of experience in the field. Prior to joining Protorae, Ms. Matías served as Director of Contracts and General Counsel of RIVA Solutions, a small business that provides management and IT consulting services to the Government. In that capacity, she drafted and negotiated subcontracts, teaming agreements, requests for equitable adjustments, Other Transaction Agreements, and nondisclosure, noncompete and commercial vendor agreements. In 2019, RIVA Solutions, a company of over 450 employees, identified her as the “Most Valuable Player” in the company.
Ms. Matías joined RIVA Solutions after leaving the Government where she was a Contract Specialist and a Contracting Officer Representative. In that role she supported GSA FEDSIM, including serving on technical evaluation boards on a number of acquisitions. Ms. Matías also served in the U.S. Army as a translator and was stationed in Iraq and Qatar.
Ms. Matías is a member of the Small Emerging Contractor Advisory Forum (SECAF), ACT-IAC, and the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA). She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. Following law school, she received a Presidential Management Fellowship at the General Services Administration (GSA). Ms. Matías is also a graduate of the University of Oklahoma.