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Mr. Donald Shannon

The Contract Coach (Self Employed)

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Consultant and trainer specializing in Federal Contracts, Government proposals, Earned Value Management, and new project/business start-up. Dynamic speaker and trainer on Project Management and Contract Management. Successful proposal manager and writer with emphasis on DoD, U.S.P.S and other Government solicitations.

Credentials include Project Management Institute (PMI) certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and National Contract Management Association (NCMA) Certified Professional Contract Manager (CPCM) and Certified Federal Contract Manager (CFCM). Also credentialed by the Society of Logistics Engineers as as a Demonstrated Master Logistician.

Over 20 years experience in all phases of project, program and product life cycles. Consultant to businesses seeking opportunities with federal government with specialized experience dealing with US Postal Service.

- Project management (PMP)
- Government Contracts Management / FAR/DFAR (CFCM/CPCM, Fellow)
- Trainer / seminar leader
- Proposal manager and writer
- Logistics Engineer (DML)
- Earned Value analysis and forecasting
- MS Office 'Black Belt"


Air Force Institute of Technology
Master's, 1986
Logistics Managment
Dissertation: "A Proposed Intuitive Interface For the Automated Technical Order System"
Advisor: Daniel Reynolds, Arthur Munguia

St. Leo's College
Bachelor's, 1978
Business Administration