News and Happenings
13 January 2017 - $USAF Initial Flight Training (IFT) contract awarded!
Friday the 13th good news story is that the USAF IFT contract worth $290M was awarded to Doss Aviation today - without discussions. The proposal was so compelling that there were no ENs or clarifications of any sort. PEC provided Proposal Management, writing, editing and graphics support.
PEC helps clients win over $1B in 2016
PEC clients enjoyed over $1B in wins awarded in 2016. In fact, we hit the $1B mark with just the four bids listed below:
$446M - CAMMO: AFSPC Consolidated Air Force Satellite Control Network Modifications, Maintenance and Operations.
PEC Roles: Solution Architect and Tech Volume Lead, Subject Matter Expert (SME)
$237M - NRWTSS: Non-standard Rotary Wing Aircraft World Wide Training Support Services. PEC
Roles: Proposal Manager, Principle Writers, Technical/Management/Past Perform Volume Leads, Graphics, Editing
$227M - DISA D30: Applied Engineering. PEC Role: Management Volume Lead, Writer
$207M - ASTROS: AFSPC Aerospace System Technical Research and Operations Services.
PEC Role: Proposal Manager
Charlie Jarrel recognized by CACI
28 Nov 2016. At the CAMMO win party, Charie Jarrel was recognized by CACI for his work on the successful CAMMO bid ($446M). He received a " CACI Certificate of Excellence for Outstanding and Lasting Contributions to CAMMO - 2016". Charlie looks forward to helping CACI on the recompete somewhere around 2022!
PEC attends Harris Space Excellence event
29 Nov 2016. PEC was honored to be the only vendor asked to attend the Harris “20 Years of Space Excellence” event held in Colorado Springs right after Thanksgiving. Both Charlie Jarrel and Dave Larson (former PEC VP of Operations) were able to participate in an evening of memories, good food and libations.
Dave Larson, PEC Co-founder Retirement
Co-founder Dave Larson and VP of Business Operations retired on January 31, 2015. Dave was instrumental in starting and building PEC into a premier proposal consulting company. He recently relocated to Las Vegas, where he now spends his time play golf, more golf, and even more golf. Good luck to Dave on his retirement!
PEC at Colorado Tough Mudder
Charlie Jarrel, President of PEC, participateed in the Tough Mudder event at Beaver Creek, CO. PEC is proud to support The Lean Mean Parent Machine. An overview of this event as stated on the official website:
"The Tough Mudder is a 11-mile obstacle course designed by British Special Forces to test your all around strength, stamina, mental grit, and camaraderie. With the most innovative courses, half a million inspiring participants, and more than $2 million dollars raised for the Wounded Warrior Project, Tough Mudder is the premier adventure challenge series in the world" http://toughmudder.com
PEC and Pacific Northwest APMP Chapter
Proposal Excellence Corporation President, Charlie Jarrel, provided an overview on using Mind Mapping techniques and concepts for proposal development to the Pacific Northwest Chapter of APMP on April 10, 2012.
Charlie's presentation focused on using MindManager by MindJet, and included several examples of actual proposal artifacts where Mind Mapping has been used to gain effiencies in proposal development.
PEC President at APMP Conference
Charlie Jarrel, President of PEC, conducted a workshop at the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) annual conference held in Orlando, Florida in June 2010. Charlie's workshop demonstrated Dynamic Storyboarding using Mind Mapping Techniques.
For more information on Dunamic Storyboarding and using Mind Mapping techniques for proposal productivity, please click here>>>
PEC Supports Avon-Walk for Breast Cancer Participant
Proposal Excellence is proud to have supported Jennifer Jarrel in her efforts to raise money for cancer research by participating in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. Participants walk a full marathon (26.1 miles) on the first day, and a half marathon on the second day (13.1 miles). The walk was held n the Summit County trails and paths linking the historic ski towns of Keystone and Breckenridge, Colorado.
PMM Aligns with APMP Body of Knowledge and PMI PMBOK
Proposal Excellence Corporation has conducted an in-depth analysis of the Proposal Maturity ModelTM framework and ensured it incorporates best practices defined in the Association of Proposal Management Professional (APMP) Body of Knowledge and the Project Management Institute Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).
We modeled both Bodies of Knowledge and defined where the individual best practices are accomplished in the PMM process steps. The analysis and modeling files are available for review simply by contacting PEC.