Scribble Talk

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

Today's Guest Is Marina Goren

Scribble Talk - Episode 22 Marina Goren

Marina Goren is the President/CEO of Smart BD Consulting – a successful MD/DC/NVA area Capture and Proposal Development firm. Over the past 7 years she has successfully grown her company to over 150 consultants serving over 50 Federal Government contracting clients. She teaches numerous Proposal Development and Capture courses and was an APMP speaker since 2014. Ms. Goren continues to personally support her clients in pioneering new frontiers and winning large strategic bids, while running her company. Ms. Goren has been instrumental at Billions of Dollars in wins for her clients (including a recent single award $1.2B win). Prior to starting her own company, Ms. Goren was a Vice President of Business Development at ASRC Primus and helped grow the company from 2 to over 1,600 FTEs in just a little over 5 years. Ms. Goren had a progressive career in IT, Operations and Business Development for the past 23 years.

In this energetic episode, we will discuss Marina ‘s 

  • Early life in russia and her shift to USA
  • Computer Science degree at North Western University
  • Career with Raytheon 
  • Entrepreneural journey supporting 50 Fed clients and 150 consultant  
  • Advice to bid professionals on maintaining positive attitude and how to stay calm
  • Details capture – the why? and her approach to capture management , how it has evolved over the years 
  • Experience at APMP’s Bid and Proposal Con
  • Memorable capture and proposal effort 
  • Advice would you give to aspiring entrepreneurs 
  • #avidNASAfan 
  • People influential in her life and career 

Few fun Qs 

Get to know the capture super star, Marina Goren 

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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Scribble Talk - Episode 22 Marina Goren
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