I am Mike Channell and I specialize in assisting business owners to navigate through the process of contracting with the federal government. I use past experiences, having been a graduate from the 8(a)and hubzone programs. I help owners understand how the standard process is completed to access the federal market. There are tools that are KEY to accomplishing being reviewed by the federal buyers. You will need to have a website, capabilities statement and business cards. The federal people are in the quarter of the year that they are searching for contractors to fulfill the projects they need completed. The State level government will be hosting events to get their clients aware of the federal market. The federal people will be at the events to see who the new candidates will be and if they have the necessary requirements to access their business needs.
We have formed alliances with different Service providers who are able to help Small Businesses on a per needs basis. After initial consultation with the owner to see where the company currently is in the development process. There are suggestions discussed as to where the owner wants to go. If the company would qualify for any of the 5 sub Contracting programs Mandated by the Federal level of Government. I introduce the owners to different service providers like: an Attn who does Government Status Applications for a set fee. (Cradle to Grave), Website provider for Small Businesses on a ala Carte content, To determine the cost. A couple of Different sources to do Capability Statements, Business Plans and Marketing Plans. Using past working relationships with Contracting officers and Small Business Liason Officers providing Conference calls to answer questions and concerns for the business owners to get a Critical path established. Take the mystery of Big GovernmentMarket away. Establish a Starting point, Growth Plan, and an Exit Plan.
Michael D. Channell