29 episodes

Meet the Experts interviews with host Neil McDonnell of the Small Business Success Club, president and founder of the GovCon Chamber of Commerce.
Tune in as Neil interviews government and small business experts who generously offer useful tips and insights for small businesses growing as government contractors.
Discover how small businesses can research opportunities, build relationships, promote their capabilities, request small business set-aside (SBSA) opportunities and secure government business contracts.

BLOG: https://www.govconchamber.com/Small-Business-Success-Tips


HOST: Neil McDonnell (Small Business Success Club)
Neil is a small business owner, mentor, coach and trainer committed to helping small businesses achieve their goals. He is a motivational speaker, trainer and vocal advocate for the potential of American small businesses. His passion is drawn from his personal experience serving in the US Army, from providing contracting services to various government agencies, and from the many successful and failed companies he has founded since his youth.

Connect with Neil: https://LinkedIn.com/in/Neil-McDonnell

Small Business Success Tips Neil McDonnell

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    • 5.0, 3 Ratings

Meet the Experts interviews with host Neil McDonnell of the Small Business Success Club, president and founder of the GovCon Chamber of Commerce.
Tune in as Neil interviews government and small business experts who generously offer useful tips and insights for small businesses growing as government contractors.
Discover how small businesses can research opportunities, build relationships, promote their capabilities, request small business set-aside (SBSA) opportunities and secure government business contracts.

BLOG: https://www.govconchamber.com/Small-Business-Success-Tips


HOST: Neil McDonnell (Small Business Success Club)
Neil is a small business owner, mentor, coach and trainer committed to helping small businesses achieve their goals. He is a motivational speaker, trainer and vocal advocate for the potential of American small businesses. His passion is drawn from his personal experience serving in the US Army, from providing contracting services to various government agencies, and from the many successful and failed companies he has founded since his youth.

Connect with Neil: https://LinkedIn.com/in/Neil-McDonnell

    CMMC Made Easy | DoD’s Katie Arrington with Industry Experts | Episode 29

    CMMC Made Easy | DoD’s Katie Arrington with Industry Experts | Episode 29

    In a conversational format, Nell McDonnell’s expert panel demystifies CMMC, the DOD’s new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification requirement for businesses working with the Department of Defense.

    Learn why the Department of Defense is requiring CMMC certification from industry.
    How can your business quickly achieve CMMC Level 1 compliance?
    What are the multiple levels and will PTACs help support industry?
    Panel includes–
    • Katie Arrington (CISO, Acquisition and Sustainment, OSD)
    • Stacy Bostjanick (Director of CMMC, DoD)
    • Sherry Savage (PTAP, Program Manager, DLA)
    • Vibhaa Vermani (CEO, Chitra Productions)
    • Katherine Deming (CISSP, BEI (Business Engineering, Inc.)
    WATCH the VIDEO PRESENTATION | https://www.GovConChamber.com/cmmc

    HOST Neil McDonnell, president of the GovCon Chamber of Commerce
    Neil interviews government and small business experts in search of useful tips and insights to help government contractors become better federal partners

    Discover how your businesses can research opportunities, build relationships, promote their capabilities, request small business set-aside opportunities and secure government business contracts.

    • 1 hr 27 min
    NAVSEA | Dan Duckwitz | Episode 28

    NAVSEA | Dan Duckwitz | Episode 28

    Nell McDonnell interviews NAVSEA Deputy for Small Business Dan Duckwitz about the importance of research and small business solutions that address the pain points of specific program offices, the complexity of the NAVSEA structure and the need for small business feedback.

    Host Neil McDonnell, president Small Business Success Club and founder of the GovCon Chamber of Commerce interviews government and small business experts who generously offer useful tips and insights for GovCon Chamber members.

    Discover how small businesses can research opportunities, build relationships, promote their capabilities, request small business set-aside opportunities and secure government business contracts.

    https://www.GovConChamber.com

    • 35 min
    RSM Federal | Josh Frank | Episode 27

    RSM Federal | Josh Frank | Episode 27

    Nell McDonnell interviews author and RSM Federal managing director Josh Frank about the 'long-game' cycle of government contracting, how to combine business development with business strategy, grow through subcontracting and to directly influence acquisition.

    Host Neil McDonnell, president Small Business Success Club and founder of the GovCon Chamber of Commerce interviews government and small business experts who generously offer useful tips and insights for GovCon Chamber members.

    Discover how small businesses can research opportunities, build relationships, promote their capabilities, request small business set-aside opportunities and secure government business contracts.

    https://www.GovConChamber.com

    • 36 min
    Solvability | Jenny W. Clark | Episode 26

    Solvability | Jenny W. Clark | Episode 26

    Nell McDonnell interviews Solvability CEO Jenny W. Clark on financial fundamentals of direct and indirect costs, competitive pricing strategies for small businesses and the financial systems required for DCAA compliance, maturity and scalability in government contracting.

    Host Neil McDonnell, president Small Business Success Club and founder of the HUBZone Chamber of Commerce interviews government and small business experts who generously offer useful tips and insights for HUBZone Chamber members.

    Discover how small businesses can research opportunities, build relationships, promote their capabilities, request small business set-aside (SBSA) opportunities and secure government business contracts.

    https://www.GovConChamber.com

    • 37 min
    Air Force Cryptologic and Cyber Systems Division | Sam Riehn | Episode 25

    Air Force Cryptologic and Cyber Systems Division | Sam Riehn | Episode 25

    Nell McDonnell interviews Air Force Cyber/IT Acquisition Officer Sam Riehn on how to identify the Air Force program managers who buy what you sell, how acquisition is changing and how small businesses with cyber security capabilities can take advantage of exciting new opportunities.

    Host Neil McDonnell, president Small Business Success Club and founder of the HUBZone Chamber of Commerce interviews government and small business experts who generously offer useful tips and insights for HUBZone Chamber members.

    Discover how small businesses can research opportunities, build relationships, promote their capabilities, request small business set-aside (SBSA) opportunities and secure government business contracts.

    https://www.HUBZoneChamber.org/

    • 37 min
    Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane | Matt Burkett | Episode 24

    Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane | Matt Burkett | Episode 24

    Nell McDonnell interviews Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane (NAVSEA) Director of Small Business Programs Matt Burkett about the scope of contracts available in support of the mission of NSWC Crane, tips and techniques to research opportunities and the primary acquisition procedures and vehicles used.

    Host Neil McDonnell, president Small Business Success Club and founder of the HUBZone Chamber of Commerce interviews government and small business experts who generously offer useful tips and insights for HUBZone Chamber members.

    Discover how small businesses can research opportunities, build relationships, promote their capabilities, request small business set-aside (SBSA) opportunities and secure government business contracts.

    https://www.HUBZoneChamber.org/

    • 28 min

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