About Cheryl Smith

Cheryl Smith is the Marketing Director for Privia, a Washington, D.C.-based capture and proposal management software and services company. A 20-year veteran of proposal and knowledge management, she recently co-authored the #1 Amazon Best Seller GAME CHANGERS for Government Contractors. She can be reached at csmith@privia.com.

Back to the Future of Proposal Management

In the early 19th Century, Scottish lawyer-turned-geologist Sir Charles Lyell argued, “The present is the key to the past, and the past is the key to the future.” In other words, if we want to know what’s going to happen in the future, we look to the past, to its patterns. A more contemporary source,

By |2020-04-04T13:56:57-04:00February 28th, 2020|Categories: eZine, Featured Article|0 Comments

Size Doesn’t Matter–Proposal Process for Small Business

Wouldn’t it be awesome if our proposals managed themselves? We’d have more time to spend on writing and reviewing and the producing the quality that buyers crave--not to mention more freedom to spend with family and friends and to pursue our passions. Most of us proposal managers have dreamed of such a world – only

By |2020-04-04T14:17:22-04:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: eZine, Featured Article|0 Comments

APMP-NCA Chapter

The mission of the APMP-NCA chapter is to support our members in advancing their professional goals and increasing their capabilities to win business.

The APMP NCA Chapter maximizes member value by:

  • Creating an environment and opportunities to develop knowledge, skills, professionalism and application of best practices,
  • Partnering with industry, academia and government to unleash the power of capture and proposal management,
  • Providing a forum for the discussion and examination of problems, solutions, applications and ideas,
  • Disseminating information regarding developments in the profession, and
  • Attracting, developing and retaining leadership to ensure the future of the organization.

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