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Today's Guest Is Olessia Smotrova
Olessia Smotrova, CF.APMP Fellow, the president of OST Global Solutions, Inc. has more than 20 years of experience in business development. She led winning bids for four out of the five top government contractors, winning more than $22 billion over the course of her career. She is the author of the book How to Get Government Contracts: Have a Slice of $1 Trillion Pie, and seven other books. She has taught a graduate course for the Stevens Institute of Technology, and provided training to Treasury and NASA. She has served for 2 years as the President of the National Contracts Management Association (NCMA) Bethesda/Medical Chapter, and for 2 years as the President of the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) National Capital Area Chapter. She is recognized as an APMP Fellow for her contributions to the field of capture and proposals – the highest honor in the business development profession. Her skills span every aspect of business development, sales, and marketing. Prior to supporting hundreds of Fortune 500 companies and small businesses as a proposal consultant and growing OST, she worked as a business developer for Raytheon and Lockheed Martin, and wrote for the Financial Times of London.
In this episode we will discuss Olessia’s
- Life and Career
- Twenty years of experience in business development
- Experience as the president of OST Global Solutions, Inc.
- Active role with APMP as the President of the APMP National Capital Area Chapter and as the President of the National Contracts Management Association (NCMA) Bethesda/Medical Chapter
- People influential in her life and career
- Advice to bid and proposal professionals
- Next Steps and
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