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Editor-in-Chief Visionary

Guy Timberlake is the Editor-in-Chief Visionary of GovConChannel and oversees the creation and curation of relevant and timely 'News And Information That Matters To Small Government Contractors.'
Editor-in-Chief Visionary has written 1908 posts for GovConChannel

How Counting MDAP Subcontracts Can Hurt Small Contractors

Since DoD is the biggest spender, the impact would be felt throughout the community, making small business the biggest loser when DoD is allowed to count first tier and second tier subcontract dollars towards the overall goal. Continue reading

SAIC and “Three-Legged Purple People” [Congress Set to Screw Small Contractors]

Based on my read of a comment from an SAIC employee, “three-legged purple people” refers to every socioeconomic group afforded ‘assistance’ in government contracting. That means me, Women, Veterans, Native Americans and so on. Don’t you think it’s time for the small business community to stop the infighting and take on the real problem of Congress and large companies eating our lunch? Continue reading

Congress Set to Screw Small Contractors

With help from lots of folks to include SAIC CEO Tony Moraco who complained to Congress about his company losing ground in government contracting and decided it would be best to legally steal from America’s small businesses, their families and employees by getting Congress to change the r Continue reading

Here’s Where (Else) You Can Find Guy Timberlake!

Guy Timberlake gets around and he’s happy to consider an invite from your organization. Check out his upcoming speaking opportunities to see him in action! Continue reading

REGISTER TO ATTEND: Breakfast and Business Development by ISOA 9/22 in Tysons

Click the image below to register for Breakfast and Business Development on 9/22 in McLean, VA.

When Large Government Contractors Punch Down

SAIC CEO is here to help. He wants to ‘reduce some of the pressure on agencies to carve out small business set-asides’ by including subcontract dollars in the overall small business contracting goals.

Any guesses as to who wins and who loses if this comes to pass? Continue reading

Ask @GovConGuy – ‘How Do I Get PSC Codes for My Business?’

Before the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) was adopted for use in government contracting, two other classification systems were in use. One of these remains a key identifier used in contracting and procurement today. In fact, this all but unknown classification system is part of the taxonomy used by DoD in its Better Buying Power initiative. Continue reading

What’s the right setting for LI connecting? | Guy Timberlake | Pulse | LinkedIn

My purpose for using LinkedIn is not to accrue contacts for the sake of it. There has to be some purpose despite the number of common connections. Source: What’s the right setting for LI connecting? | Guy Timberlake | Pulse | LinkedIn

Iowa Vendor Conference Answers Questions, Offers Guidance

“Every agency out there has a mission,” said keynote speaker Guy Timberlake, chief visionary officer and CEO of The American Small Business Coalition. “If you can align your business to that mission, then you’ll become an asset to them. That’s code for: You’ll get business.” Continue reading

21 Tips for New Executives with Business Development Responsibilities | Carl Dickson

  Congratulations! Either you got promoted or have started your own company. You’re an executive with profit and loss responsibility now, and must grow your business. You probably have some experience with business development, sales, or proposals, but being in charge of it is another matter. That’s okay, because like most executives, you’re confident you … Continue reading