About Pam -- Government Proposal Manager
Pam Silverthorn is a proposal management professional with 20+ years of experience supporting federal, state, and commercial opportunities. She is well-versed in all phases of business development including opportunity identification and assessment, capture management, and proposal development. While serving in roles as Proposal Manager and Volume Leader, Pam consistently applies organized, disciplined methods focused on efficiency and best practices to create accurate, compliant, and compelling proposals. She has expertise implementing SM&A and Shipley methods, characteristic of an 80%+ win rate. Her ability to bring a calmness that transcends the most stressful proposal efforts is a skill rarely found in deadline-driven efforts.
Over the past 10 years, Pam has played a direct role in creating benefits-rich, strategy-driven, and customer-focused proposals resulting in contract awards with government agencies including U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
Pam holds both Master's and Bachelor's degrees from George Mason University. She earned Stanford University’s Certified Project Manager (SCPM) credential in 2009. Recently, she was awarded the LEED® AP O&M accreditation which demonstrates her knowledge of environmental sustainability and the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED rating system.
She is voting member of The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and maintains memberships in Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP), National Contract Management Association (NCMA), and the Northern Virginia chapter of Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA).
"Winning proposals are benefits rich, strategy driven, and customer focused."
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