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Lohfeld Consulting Group announces changes to senior leadership team

Beth Wingate promoted to President

Bob Lohfeld Sr., the firm’s Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), announced that Beth Wingate has been promoted to President and will provide day-to-day leadership of the firm. Bob Lohfeld will continue to serve as CEO. “It is with great confidence that we are promoting Beth to President of the firm,” said Bob Lohfeld. “She’s been a significant catalyst and contributor to our success over the years, and I am extremely confident she will continue to guide Lohfeld Consulting and further establish the firm as the leader in the capture and proposal services market. Her promotion to President is well deserved and recognizes her commitment and dedication to the firm.” Beth Wingate is a 9-year veteran of Lohfeld Consulting and has more than 25 years of proposal development, management, and corporate communications experience. Prior to joining the firm, she served as proposal center director for Lockheed Martin and for Management … Continue reading Lohfeld Consulting Group announces changes to senior leadership team

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Ready for some inspiration? 13 lists to find your next good book

Find your next business book or summer read

I’m never without a book in my hand—well maybe not while paddling my kayak—but that’s about it! I vividly remember the day in 2nd grade when Mrs. Neman, the librarian at our local library, called my Mom to report me for trying to check out books that were “too precocious” for my age. I was flabbergasted that someone wanted to keep me from reading and learning about something new—I think it was a couple of books about spies or race car drivers or astronauts (all careers-of-choice to my 7-year-old self)! My Mom’s response? “Let her check out any book she ever wants to read!” I’ve never looked back! If you take a look at my ereaders (Kindle Voyage, iPad Pro), you’ll find a plethora of business books on marketing, social media, design, knowledge management, program management, creativity, graphics, leadership, programming… If you look at my “fun” books, you’ll find thrillers, … Continue reading Ready for some inspiration? 13 lists to find your next good book

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Become a Presentation Pro [presentation slides and handout]

2016 APMP Bid & Proposal Con Presentation – Gillian Dionne, Beth Wingate, BJ Lownie, Dick Eassom, Mike Parkinson

Who’s afraid of public speaking? We are! A recent study identified public speaking as the biggest phobia in the United States. Proposal professionals need good interpersonal communication skills to be successful; you are always being judged by your verbal and non-verbal skills. Here are the slides and our handout from our presentation at the 2016 APMP Bid & Proposal Con in Boston.     Although this was a highly interactive session featuring some of APMP’s top speakers sharing their secrets for successful public speaking, we hope you’ll find our presentation slides with speaker notes and our handout useful as you prepare for your next presentation! Gillian Dionne, CP APMP and Certified Knowledge Manager (CKM), director of proposals/BD information systems at General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) has 25+ years’ experience in technical communication, business development, information systems, and proposal management. Gillian has been attending and presenting at APMP events since 2001, … Continue reading Become a Presentation Pro [presentation slides and handout]

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[Presentation & Social Media Checklist] Hashtags, Mentions, Endorsements? Oh My! How to Use Social Media to Build Your Personal and Corporate Brand

2016 APMP Bid & Proposal Con Presentation – Beth Wingate

Social media is here to stay, and you need to understand how to leverage it to communicate effectively with your peers and to build your “brand.” In this APMP Bid & Proposal Con presentation, Beth Wingate (aka AppMaven) shows you how to use social media to promote your objectives, which platforms provide the best exposure to build thought leadership, strategies for participating in and building communities of interest, best practices for creating effective content, suggestions for developing effective titles that get your posts read, and ways to use analytics to refine your interactions and content creation strategy. Download Beth’s presentation    Download your personal “next steps” social media checklist Beth Wingate, aka AppMaven, is a CF APMP Fellow.She’s the managing director at Lohfeld Consulting Group. She has more than 25 years’ proposal development, management, training, and communications experience managing proposal centers for Lockheed Martin and MSD, and training and mentoring … Continue reading [Presentation & Social Media Checklist] Hashtags, Mentions, Endorsements? Oh My! How to Use Social Media to Build Your Personal and Corporate Brand

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