About Jessica Rodriguez-Privett

Hi! I'm Jessica and I manage APMP-NCA's blog. I live in the lovely mountains of VA with my husband, daughter and too many pampered pets. If you're interested in contributing your ideas to our blog, email me at A lot of people (including myself!) just "fell" into this business, so NCA is looking to share the latest and greatest on a variety of topics - everything from proposal development to self-development, government contracts to virtual job interviews. If there is something worth discussing, just let me know!

That’s a Wrap! Thanks to all who attended the 2022 MAC!

The booths are put up, the speakers have gone home, and Rush Hour Happy Hour was a resounding success! Thank you to all who attended! An especially big THANK YOU! to our myriad of volunteers, vendors, committees, members and everyone else who worked hard in the background to make this happen. Stay tuned for our

By |2022-10-14T12:47:54-04:00October 14th, 2022|Categories: Home Page, News|0 Comments

Five Reasons Why Your Company Should Be A Corporate Sponsor At The MAC

The MAC is Back In-Person! Ready to Reach Your Audience? Our Team is putting the final touches on the in-person return of the National Capital Area Chapter’s flagship conference, Wednesday, October 12th in Tysons Corner, Virginia. What’s in it for you?  Here are five reasons why sponsoring the MAC helps you reach your business goals:

By |2022-09-29T15:06:40-04:00September 29th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Featured Article|0 Comments

Why Recent Graduates are the Perfect Proposal Writers

Companies hiring proposal writers and coordinators should be scouring LinkedIn for recent graduates and jumping for joy when they apply. Why? Because college prepares all students, regardless of their major, to be good proposal writers. But in spite of this preparation, so many college graduates feel they’re not qualified for even entry-level jobs thanks to

By , |2022-07-08T00:38:04-04:00July 8th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Home Page|0 Comments

Join Our Upcoming Corporate Partner Webinar!

Want to close your proposal development “Thinking Gap”? Come meet NCA’s newest Corporate Partner, Solutioneering, LLC, and learn about the Solution Engineering Framework and its automation that makes closing the thinking gap even easier to enable you to win your next competitive pursuit. Register here:

By |2022-07-01T10:36:11-04:00June 18th, 2022|Categories: Archived News, Home Page|0 Comments

I Didn’t Go to APMP’s BidCon, but I wish I had

APMP had its flagship celebration this past week in Dallas, TX, and although I had an opportunity to be one of almost 1,000 attendees, at the last minute I decided not to take it. I was already traveling a lot in May and spending too much time away from my family,  so I ultimately decided

By |2022-06-18T14:56:27-04:00May 31st, 2022|Categories: Blog, Featured Article|0 Comments

The MAC is Back on August 18th – More Speakers, More Presentations!!!

The Virtual MAC is back and happening on August 18th! See the announced speakers and register for your ticket today!   Deanna Winstead Simple Strategies that Solving Complex Proposal Management Challenges Increasing speed and agility of the proposal process is constantly sought after in the most effectively managed proposal departments. Identifying best practices, enhancing efficiencies,

By |2021-08-11T07:15:24-04:00August 9th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Featured Article|0 Comments

The MAC is Back – Keynote Speaker and More Announced!

The Virtual MAC is coming! Our KEYNOTE SPEAKER Mr. Milton Hunt has been announced - check out the video below! For more than 25 years, Milton Hunt has lived all that he teaches and speaks in his Employee Training, Motivational Speaking, and Employee Coaching services and programs. Hunt is a Native American, a

By |2021-07-27T11:29:25-04:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Featured Article|0 Comments
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