Education History

  • B.S. Finance, University of Maryland, College Park
  • Masters Business Administration Finance, Frostburg State Univ

Work Experience

Principal Professional Staff, JHU Applied Physics Laboratory


"Navigating an Earned Value Management Validation Led by NASA: A Contractor’s Perspective and Helpful Hints", William Liggett, Howard Hunter, and Matthew Jones, 2017 IEEE Aerospace Conference.

"Changing Cost Management at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory: Morphing Pushback into Acceptance", W. Liggett, L. Wolfarth, and H. Hunter, 2012 IEEE Aerospace Conference

"Design of a Mission Operations Center at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory", W. Liggett, J. Handiboe, R. Harvey, G. Griffith, E. Theus, 2011 IEEE Aerospace Conference

Honors and Awards

  • Whiting School of Engineering Outstanding Instructor Award (2016)

Professional Organizations

Project Management Institute (PMI)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
International Cost Estimating and Analysis Association (ICEAA)
Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
College of Performance Management (CPM)