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  • Broad Industry Expertise – Our coaches have expertise across most Industries
  • Winning Experience – Our coaches have an average 20 years’ experience winning and managing government contracts
  • Virtual Sessions on your schedule at your convenience
  • Flexible Scheduling – Schedule a single session or multiple sessions, as needed
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What our Clients are Saying

Result Driven

“The one-to-one coaching gave me the help I needed to win a $33.9 million contract. Thanks!”

8(a)/EDWOSB Firm

Accelerated Wins

“Prior to my coaching, I was still a new business of less than 12 months that had not yet received a contract. Three months later, I have won two subcontracts and am bidding on a third project with a teaming partner.”

NIKKEI Environmental

Powerful growth

“The one-to-one coaching created a powerful tool for growth.”

 NIKKEI Environmental

Gained Confidence

“One-to-One Coaching gave me the confidence to proactively pursue potential customers and win sole-source awards. Thank you!!”

Small Business

Equipped to succeed

“Coley’s Coaches equipped me with the knowledge and encouragement I needed to be successful in the government contracting arena.”

DCJ Global Management Solutions

Gained Clarity

“One-to-one coaching provided clarity and simplicity to some complex issues.”

 Integrated Systems Designs

Nothing off-limits

“The one-to-one coaching allowed me to ask any question and get knowledgeable answers.”

 Area West Environmental, Inc.

Exceptional Coaching

“The one-to-one coaching was excellent! Thank you!”

 Nor Cal Vans

Move Forward

“My Coach had a great gift of taking your questions and statements and turning them into aha moments. I had plenty of aha moments and I feel much more confident about my business growth path moving forward.”

Designs by Stacey, Inc.

Adapt to Opportunities

“The Coley team served as part instructor, part coach, and part therapist and helped us navigate the intellectual and emotional ups and downs of successful government contracting. When one opportunity did not pan out, we discussed how to pivot to another opportunity.”

Nikkei Environmental LLC

Contract Wins

“We had a fantastic coach! He helped our firm successfully gain a $912k DoD contract while I was enrolled in the FedMAP Program.”

VISIMO AI

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Our one-to-one coaching supports the needs of each individual business, providing advice based on experience and understanding from a government contractors perspective. A powerful tool for growth.

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Jack is CEO of Coley & Associates, Inc., Coley GCS, LLC, and founder of FedMap™– the government contractor accelerator. He is a results-driven executive, and successful entrepreneur who has a deep understanding of the super competitive government contracts marketplace. He has used his understanding, along with his more than 30 years of experience, to help small businesses win over $26 Billion in new contracts. Jack has advised more than 1,000 small and large businesses, spoke at conferences, sat on expert panels, and been quoted in numerous articles. His experience spans a broad range of government agencies and functional areas. He is an Air Force Veteran, received his MBA with Honors from Webster University, and a Bachelor’s with distinction from Wayland Baptist University.
  • Business Operations
  • Market Research
  • Business Development
  • Proposal Development
  • Contract Management
  • Project Management
  • Program Management
    • Accounting & Auditing Services
    • Environmental Services
    • Facilities & Supplies
    • Facilities Maintenance/Management Services
    • Furniture & Furnishings
    • Human Capital Services
    • Information Technology
    • Janitorial & Sanitation Supplies
    • Law Enforcement, Fire & Security
    • Logistics Services
    • Maintenance, Repair & Operations
    • Marketing and Public Relations
    • Medical & Healthcare Staffing, Testing & Analysis Services
    • Mission Oriented Business Integrated Services
    • Office Supplies & Equipment
    • Product Resale (Reseller)
    • Temporary Staffing Services
    • Training Services
    • Transportation, Delivery and Relocation Solutions

    Mike is the Senior Vice President of Coley & Associates. Mike’s career includes more than 28 years of varied business development, program/project management and product management in both Government and commercial markets. Mike currently leads Coley’s Government Services division overseeing the delivery of innovative solutions that exceed our customers’ expectations on schedule and under budget. He has led the capture of Government contracts and managed over 150 Government contracts and task orders in a variety of industries, including training, staffing, engineering, software development and web development. Mike is certified by the Project Management Institute as a Project Management Professional. Mike received his B.S. in Computer Engineering, from the University of California, San Diego, and M.E. in Engineering Management from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

    • Business Operations
    • Market Research
    • Business Development
    • Proposal Development
    • Contract Management
    • Project Management
    • Program Management
    • Information Technology
    • Audio/Visual Services
    • Document Support & Management Services
    • Electronics & Technology
    • Logistics Services
    • Mission Oriented Business Integrated Services
    • Scientific & Medical
    • Telecommunications & Network Services
    • Training Services

    Val is the Director of the Coley Learning Center and FedMAP Program Manager. She has over 10 years’ experience counseling business executives on company expansion opportunities through federal, state, and local government contracting to include assisting in the successful pursuit of complex certifications and registrations required to compete effectively. Her experience comes from previous roles as a PTAC Counselor for the City of San Antonio and as a Contracting and Small Business Professional for the U.S. Air Force support Joint Base San Antonio. She was critical building and supporting Coley’s Federal Accelerator Program during Fiscal Year 2019 where SBA 7(j) grant trainees were awarded over $30M in government contracts awards resulting from the training program. Val received her MBA from the University of the Incarnate Word and her BBA in International Business from St. Edward’s University.

    • Market Research 
    • Business Development
    • Proposal Development
    • Contract Management
    • Project Management
    • Program Management
    • Audio/Visual Services
    • Building & Industrial
    • Electronics & Technology
    • Facilities Maintenance/Management Services
    • Furniture & Furnishings
    • Human Capital Services
    • Language Services
    • Law Enforcement, Fire & Security
    • Maintenance, Repair & Operations
    • Medical & Healthcare Staffing, Testing & Analysis Services
    • Office Supplies & Equipment
    • Temporary Staffing Services
    • Training Services
    • Travel Services
    JF is a Senior Associate at Coley GCS. JF’s experience ranges over 35 years in the Government marketplace. Prior to joining Coley, JF worked at several large engineering firms in Washington D.C. area where he led proposal development efforts. He has helped Coley’s clients win over $2 billion in contract awards over the past 15 years through strategic opportunity bid analysis and coaching expertise. He has provided one-on-one coaching with small businesses in a variety of industries, including IT, security services, medical staffing, temporary staffing services, business management and consulting services, and many others. JF recently supported the Purdue University’s Defense Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program (DMEP) by advising small businesses ton how to sell to the U.S. Government, particularly DoD. He received his Ma from American University and his BA from Valparaiso University.
    • Market Research 
    • Business Development
    • Proposal Development
    • Contract Management
    • Engineering Services
    • Environmental Services
    • Financial Services
    • Human Capital Services
    • Information Technology
    • Language Services
    • Law Enforcement, Fire & Security
    • Mission Oriented Business Integrated Services
    • Temporary Staffing Services
    • Training Services
    Mr. Bartlett has over 40 years experience with a documented track record of capturing $7 Billion in systems integration, logistics, network, healthcare IT and professional services contracts supporting federal agency stakeholders. He is tenacious in capturing business, increasing revenue, securing new customers and forging strong partner relationships. Expert at identifying and qualifying opportunities, strategic capture planning and developing innovative solutions. Skilled developing and implementing strategies to assure future operations are focused on cost-effective project management. Successful leading, managing and motivating competitive teams across widely dispersed geographic areas.
    • Market Research 
    • Business Development
    • Proposal Development
    • Contract Management
    • Project Management
    • Program Management
    • Security Clearances
    • Information Technology
    • Logistics Services
    • Mission Oriented Business Integrated Services
    • Telecommunications & Network Services
    • Department of Defense
    Robert “Smitty” Smith is a Retired Senior Program Manager and Retired Air Force Officer. As a passionate and accomplished professional, his background is a very diverse and highly successful one. In the military, he performed roles as a Deployment and Mobility Manager, Disaster Preparedness and Response Team Lead, Non-Combatant Evacuation Operations (NEO) Planner and Country Organizer, Military Personnel Flight Section Chief, Flight Chief, Inspector General’s Team Section Lead and Trip Manager, and Command Strategic Planner. Most recently, Smitty has performed several roles for Defense Contractor corporations to include Contract Pursuit, Capture, Operations, Management and Customer Business Development building a rolling $1B opportunity pipeline. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Southern Illinois University and a master’s degree in Computer Resource Management from Webster University.
    • Market Research 
    • Business Development
    • Proposal Development
    • Project Management
    • Program Management
    • Security Clearances
    • Contact (Call) Center Services
    • Audio/Visual Services
    • Electronics & Technology
    • Information Technology
    • Medical & Healthcare Staffing, Testing & Analysis Services
    • Research & Development
    • Telecommunications & Network Services
    • Training Services

    Ed Duarte is the founder and retired CEO of Aztec Consultants; a San Ramon-based General Engineering Contractor and professional construction management company. Founded in 1986, Aztec has specialized in public works, commercial and institutional construction projects.

    • Market Research
    • Business Development
    • Proposal Development
    • Contract Management
    • Project Management
    • Program Management
    • Construction

    Stanley is former senior manager with the U.S. Small Business Administration.  He led the Management and Technical Assistance Division, responsible for the SBA Mentor Protégé Program, 7(j) training and 8(a) contract related actions.

    He is passionate about assisting small businesses, helping them to avoid the many pitfalls that they may experience, but also giving them practical advice and steps to take their business to the next level.

    His career spans both as a former 8(a) business owner in the security industry, to a senior manager with the SBA in the 8(a)-business development program.

    • 8(a) Business Development Program
    • Mentor-Protégé Program
    • Contract Management
    • Operations Management
    • Small Business Operations
    • Law Enforcement, Fire & Security

    Bill Foote served 31 years in the US Air Force in operations (B-52 and B-1B aircraft), strategic planning, civil engineering, air base mission support and sustainment, training, personnel management, Secretary of the Air Force speechwriter, and an executive officer to four Air Force leaders.

    In the small business private sector, Bill leveraged his Air Force experience and education and applied it to business development (BD) and capture management in the Federal/DoD workspace. In both the Air Force and private sector, he has facilitated offsites, coached teams, facilitated Lean/6 Sigma events, developed company growth plans, strategy maps, and executed action oriented roadmaps. Bill applied his leadership skills, organizational design and planning abilities to consolidate personnel functions conducted at every air force base into a central service center structure. He is also involved in community service.

    Throughout his professional life he has been seen as both a team leader and team player – leading, coaching, facilitating, change agent, and effective communicator. His passion is moving organizations, companies, people, and strategies into a positive future state. In the case of BD and capture endeavors, he has honed his skills to coach from opportunity identification and shaping to proposal development, writing and submission with a full force focus on winning.

    • Branding
    • Business Development
    • Capture Management
    • Developing Bid Pricing/Rates
    • Program Management
    • Project Management
    • Proposal Management/Writing
    • Small Business Operations
    • Social Media Marketing
    • Strategic Planning
    • Teaming/Mentoring/JV Strategies
    • Capture and Proposal Management
    • Federal Government Information Technology Sector
    • Information Technology
    • Temporary Staffing Services
    • Training

    Dennis Furr is a Senior Federal Business Development and Capture Manager with a history of winning large IDIQ contracts followed by repeated task order wins. His work for a former company led to over $990M in revenue and resulting in his company being purchased by Accenture Federal. Dennis builds teams to go after work and to exceed the requirements requested by the procurement documents. His coaching niche includes building winning teams, understanding what is being asked for by the government client and helping businesses address the clients mission.

    “I help companies position themselves to get permission to win”

    His experience includes winning IDIQ contracts at DHS, Veterans Affairs, NIH, and task orders on agency specific IDIQ to include the US Coast Guard, and Veterans Affairs.

    • Business Development
    • Capture Management
    • Market Research including Power Maps
    • Proposal Management/Writing
    • Sales
    • Small Business Operations
    • Social Media Marketing
    • Strategic Planning
    • Teaming/Mentoring
    • Mentor Protégé Program
    • Cyber Security
    • Construction
    • Design/Build
    • Facilities & Supplies
    • Facilities Maintenance/Management Services
    • Information Technology
    • Law Enforcement IT
    • Marketing and Public Relations
    • Medical & Healthcare
    • Training Services

    Please Note
    Coaching sessions are non-refundable. However, you have the option of rescheduling your time as long as it is not within 24hrs of the appointment.

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