Director of Grants and Government Contracts
Emily is a seasoned business professional with 17+ years of government and grant consulting experience in both the government and private sectors. As the former CEO of Aspire Business Solutions LLC her and her team identified and analyzed client business models and practices to gain insight into their needs and goals, delivering a wide array of proposals that spearhead client growth. In addition, she liaised with senior leadership, stakeholders, and clients to ensure the company’s support structure is driving business forward with minimal expenditures.
Emily is recognized for demonstrating a natural aptitude for developing comprehensive grant and government proposals that facilitate amplified revenue growth, she has a history of contributing directly to company growth and expansion throughout her career. Professional focal points include strategy development, business writing, government operations, RFP, RFI, and RFQ development, team leadership, operations optimization, risk analysis, business consultation, infrastructure development, technology solutions, and project management. Delivering superior administration on the latter areas of expertise requires utilization of effective communication skills, negotiation skills, as well as business acumen, systems analysis, and resource management to support efficiency and maximum returns. Throughout her career Emily has been instrumental in obtaining over $7 billion dollars in government contracts and over $6 billion in grant funding. She currently sits on the Economic Development Committee for the National Small Business Association.
Her Colleagues describe her as a progressive, driven, down-to-earth managerial expert who can be relied on to offer superior solutions that deliver profitable results on time and under budget.