Proposal Professionals

Q10 Government Contracting maintains an extensive roster of experienced proposal writers, artists, contract administrators, bid strategists, proposal production specialists, and technical subject matter experts. You can retain our services on a monthly basis or you can simply call us when you need training or short-term support in win strategy development, proposal development, proposal reviews, contract negotiation, and contract administration.

Linda Cramer, CFCM
Win Strategy Specialist, Proposal Writer/Reviewer

Linda specializes in business strategy development, proposal- and procurement-related training, proposal development, and contract administration.  To date, she has orchestrated over $4 Billion in contract awards.

After working for a large, international firm, Linda started and managed two highly successful, 8(a)-certified, ISO 9001:2000 registered Small Disadvantaged Businesses. She has worked with customers including the U.S. Special Operations Command, the U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy, various Joint Commands, and the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Linda is the author of comprehensive training packages, including Proposal Development, Marketing, Business Capture, Contracts Administration, Federal Acquisition Regulations, and Small Business Administration Preference Programs; and a  part-time Instructor for the National Contracts Management Association (NCMA).

Lucy Sherrill, MBA
Capture and Proposal Strategist

Lucy is an accomplished marketing and sales professional with experience in varied industries that have included public, B2B, and consumer marketing. She has worked for such Fortune 500 companies as General Electric, as well as started up her own successful business and stood up new marketing organizations within companies.

Lucy’s expertise in business development, capture management, and proposal management has resulted in business won of over $2B in the past six years. She has created winning teams with large, small, and small disadvantaged business partners. She has supported winning efforts with all DoD Departments, many federal civilian agencies, college and university, State, and commercial clients.

Q10 Contracting maintains an extensive roster of experts in all areas of proposal development and bid capture (e.g., writers, editors, pricing strategists, subject matter experts). Contact Us for a summary of available resources.

Steve Mims
Proposal Writer, Reviewer

A former practicing attorney who remains current on acquisition and contract law, Steve has over 20 years’ experience in proposal support as a writer, reviewer, strategist, orals coach, and proposal auditor. He has supported  both small companies as well as Fortune 500 firms,  and contributed to winning over $1.5B in contract and task order awards. Steve has experience and understanding of such technical areas as:

  • Systems design
  • Network integration
  • Intelligence systems networks
  • Business process reengineering / transformation
  • Development process toolsets
  • Concepts of operation that support delivery of advanced capabilities

Lisa L. Hope
Grant and Proposal Writer

Serving as Proposal Coordinator, writer, and reviewer, Lisa has supported over $160 million in contract awards within an 8-year period. In those roles, she has evaluated teaming strategies, documented and tracked subcontracts, delivery orders, and statements of work for as many as 10 subcontractors concurrently.

As a Grant Manager/Writer, Lisa developed, prepared and submitted over 24 grant proposals to various funding agencies within a two-year period, winning nearly $2 Million in grant awards for the Paiute-Shoshone Indian Tribe in Fallon, NV.