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Showcasing stories of APMP veterans and the brightest bid & proposal minds in planet earth 

Today's Guest Is David Sotolongo

EPISODE 51 David Sotolongo

David Sotolongo is a proposal development consultant working from his home in Durham, NC.  Previously, he served as vice president of RTI International’s Multimedia Communications Services. In this capacity, he led a staff of 85 communications and publishing services professionals who provide full-service support in publications, graphic design, editing and writing, and product development, as well as multimedia design, conference and meeting support, and media and audience outreach. Mr. Sotolongo is also vice president of business and proposal development at RTI, comprising more than 2,000 staff and $750M in annual revenue. 

Previously he started and led RTI’s proposal development group, that is responsible for managing and submitting more than 1,000 proposals annually at a bid value in excess of $1B.​

David, is APMP professional accredited, was the conference Co-Chair for APMP Bid & Proposal Con 2013, former APMP Board member and Carolinas Chapter co-founder. David also co-chaired the Southern Proposal Accents Conference (SPAC) for many years. He is veteran APMP conference speaker and has also led APMP’s Government Industry Task Force. 

David holds a BA from Duke University and completed graduated course work in Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

In this “inspirational” episode we will discuss David’s 

  • Life and Career
  • Entry to Proposal Industry 
  • Experience as a proposal development consultant and as the vice president of RTI International’s Multimedia Communications Services
  • Active role with APMP including his position as the conference Co-Chair for APMP Bid & Proposal Con 2013 and Co-founder of Carolinas Chapter 
  • People influential in his life and career 
  • Advice to bid and proposal professionals 
  • Next Steps and 

Few fun Qs…. 

Be Yourself to Succeed  – Get to know the human side of your high achieving multi talented industry expert, David Sotolongo.

If you're ready to sacrifice who you are, for what you will become, then you will be invited to our show…

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EPISODE 51 David Sotolongo
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