Rosario Japson is an international development professional with over 10 years of federal contracting experience. Prior to joining TRG in 2017 as Contracts Director, she worked at small and large for-profit and non-profit organizations doing business with USAID, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, State Department, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation. Aside from contract administration, her experience includes new business development such as proposal management, budget development, financial analysis and compliance. Ms. Japson holds a master’s degree in Public Administration with core specialization in Federal Acquisition Management from the University of Maryland College Park and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from the University of the Philippines. In her spare time, Ms. Japson enjoys watching cooking shows, testing new recipes on her husband and two year old daughter Sophia and snuggling with a rather fat cat named Fiona.