Past Live Stream Workshop Recordings
Introduction to the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program
Presented by Stephanie Amend
Founder/Executive Consultant of Arrowhead Solutions
Stephanie Amend is the Founder of Arrowhead Solutions, LLC; a full service solutions provider for government contractors. Amend founded Arrowhead Solutions in 2009 after holding contract management positions in both government and private industry. Arrowhead was formed with the goal of providing companies with the extra knowledge and manpower they need to succeed in the world of government contracting. Specializing in capture management, proposal preparation, contract management, subcontracts, accounting and compliance, Arrowhead provides skill sets not commonly available to many smaller government contractors.
How R&D Credits Could Benefit Your Business
Presented by Thierry Lepoutre
President, Boostr Consulting LLC
Thierry Lepoutre is Founder and President of Boostr Consulting LLC, which provides consulting services to help innovative companies successfully claim R&D Tax Credits and obtain refunds from the government. Thierry has more than 20 years of experience recovering R&D Tax Credits for companies in all industries, ranging from one-person startups to large multinationals.
What You Need to Know About Technology Commercialization for SBIR Grants
Presented by Ed Kase
Ed Kase is a strategic planning and business development executive with more than 20 years of B2B experience. This experience spans various technologies, including aerospace systems, scientific instrumentation, industrial equipment, software, medical devices, and pharmaceutical technologies. Ed has held leadership roles in a number of functional areas including marketing, sales, and consulting services. In addition to his consulting practice, Ed provides services to client companies through the Colorado Small Business Development Center and TechLink, as well as through Foresight Science & Technology. He also serves as a judge for various business plan competitions, including the Advanced Industries Accelerator programs for the State of Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade. Ed received his BS in mechanical engineering from Clarkson University and his MBA from Colorado State University.
Calculating Indirect Rates for Government Contracts and Grants
Presented by Presented by Brian Ormsby
Founder & CEO, Pantheon Solutions LLC
Brian is passionate about helping small business succeed in the difficult terrain that is government compliant accounting and contract management. Brian is a US Air Force Veteran serving in Cost & Budget Analysis. Brian also spent 10 years as the Director of Operations and Program Manager with Pathfinder Systems, Inc., building simulators for the US Department of Defense and NATO allies. Brian has extensive experience in cost and pricing. During his tenure at Pathfinder, Brian was responsible for all Cost Volume submission for the company’s proposals to the DoD and NATO allies (several per year). Brian currently specializes in helping firms manage their accounting and contracts with the DoD, NSF, NIH, DOE and NASA. Brian is a certified ISO 9001 Quality Auditor as well as a DOT certified Cost Analyst. He holds a BS in Management from Regents College.