Meet Our Senior-Level Consultants

“Assistech supports Northrop Grummans Business Acquisition Capture and Proposals phases by providing high quality resources to fill gaps or provide a niche not available on the bench. Assistech has a proven history of effectively supporting NG’s quick turn environment while also following our company policies and system processes.”

- R.A.S., Northrop Grumman

Russ D.
Over 35 years of experience in senior business development, capture management, proposal management, volume management, writing, IT SME support, plus black hat and other reviews.  Proficient in winning all types and sizes of proposals and contract vehicles especially complex, quick turn agency or GWAC based IDIQ task orders. Conversant and mentored in Shipley and other proposal methodologies.  Success built on implementing proven, flexible business process improvements to reduce cost and improve win rates, by leveraging project management, business know-how, and technical expertise and tools.  Strong interpersonal skill set; highly adept at negotiating, diplomatically facilitating discussions, capture strategies, and decision-making processes during tight time frames, providing effective team leadership of technical, management, contractor, and subcontractor resources driving to the delivery of winning proposal responses.
Mark B.
More than 20 years of experience in proposal development for Federal, State, and Local Government clients. Long track record of writing customer-focused past performance and personnel volumes. Experience includes developing proposal text, integrating input from technical experts and subcontractors, validating compliance, managing data requests, developing data collection templates, and research and technical edits to polish completed sections for improved clarity, brevity, and readability.  Strong writing and organizational skills, with ability to understand and effectively communicate technical concepts with diverse teams of specialized professionals.
Laura C.
Diverse 30-plus year experience base of proposal management, volume lead, proposal and technical writing, project management, document design and development, and proposal review teams. Manages proposals for government sector efforts, including declassification, IT, telecommunications, networking, public and corporate messaging, office automation, engineering/ manufacturing, outsourcing, distribution infrastructure, and electronic publishing. Specialization in written communications services on and off-site to large and small business clients. In a recent lessons-learned session, the management lead stated of Laura’ ability “I thought that Laura’s process was great overall, and as I said, the best experience I have had producing a proposal at this company, and actually one of the better proposal experiences I’ve ever been a part of!”
Julie C.
30+years of proposal writing, editing, and management experience. Provides writing and editing services for proposals to Federal, state, and local agencies for information technology, telecommunications, and protective services. Managed development of Federal and commercial proposals for software development and business-to-business e-commerce solutions. Managed development of nearly 100 outsourcing and network integration proposals to customers in Government, healthcare, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, and utilities.
Joy R.
More than 30 years of experience in proposal management and coordination of complex systems integration proposals, especially for federal, state and local professional and human services and large federal GWAC/MAC vehicles and follow-on task orders. Skilled orals team coach for development of presentations and individual coaching. Successful win rate of more than 70% with demonstrated ability to lead reviews and provide direction to writers for recovery to ensure compliance and demonstrate compelling reasons for selection.
Elizabeth W.
A proposal professional with more than 35 years of experience providing a broad spectrum of proposal consulting services for large and small client companies. As an independent consultant, her services have been in demand for more than 25 years. Expertise includes managing, writing, editing, and producing proposals for federal, state, and international governments. Adept at managing large, multi-disciplined teams working on major government initiatives, and can also produce task order proposals with short turnaround. As a proposal manager, she has a perfect record of delivering compliant proposals on time. As a volume lead and writer, her sections often receive the highest ratings by the customer.