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Employee Spotlight Lauren Postma

Employee Spotlight: Lauren Postma

By Vanessa Lansdale | November 22, 2019

Employee Spotlight: Lauren Postma This month’s employee spotlight features Lauren Postma, Technical Writer at JetCo Solutions. Tell me a little bit about what you currently do at JetCo Solutions. As a proposal manager and technical writer, I work with our clients to write full bid responses to the government’s solicitations. I conduct meetings and interviews…

2019 Veterans Wish List Drive

2019 Veterans Wish List Drive Results

By Vanessa Lansdale | November 18, 2019

2019 Veterans Wish List Drive Results This year, JetCo Solutions, along with several other West Michigan organizations, collected needed items for the residents of the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. The drive ran from September 27 to November 10 and individuals were asked to donate body wash, toothbrushes, tissues, mouthwash, and more to benefit Veterans…

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Tips for Veteran Entrepreneurs – Straight from a Veteran Small Business Owner

By Vanessa Lansdale | November 7, 2019

Tips for Veteran Entrepreneurs – Straight from a Veteran Small Business Owner Being a veteran entrepreneur is not an easy task. Take it from us. JetCo Solutions was founded by Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Jon Tellier, who has his fair share of stories when it comes to the upbringing of the company. However, when starting your…

Employee Spotlight Chris McGann

Employee Spotlight: Chris McGann

By Vanessa Lansdale | October 23, 2019

Employee Spotlight: Chris McGann Chris McGann, Capture Manager This month’s employee spotlight features Chris McGann, Capture Manager at JetCo Solutions. Tell me a little bit about what you do at JetCo Solutions. Capture is the Government business development arm for our clients. In my role as Capture Specialist, I work to forge relationships with government…

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3 Tips for Government Contracting Success

By Vanessa Lansdale | October 15, 2019

3 Tips for Government Contracting Success This article was first written for the Small Business Association of Michigan (SBAM). You can find the original article on the SBAM website. In March of 2019, the President released his budget request for the fiscal year 2020 – a record $4.746 trillion. Competing in the government space can…

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6 Common Reasons for GSA Schedule Rejection

By Vanessa Lansdale | October 8, 2019

6 Common Reasons for GSA Schedule Rejection Determining if you need a GSA Schedule can be complex, and obtaining one can be even more complicated. In fact, almost half of all GSA eOffer submissions are rejected. Understanding why GSA Schedules are rejected is the first step in avoiding rejection. So, here are six common reasons…

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Everything You Need to Know About the GSA MAS Consolidation

By Kate Dingeldey | September 23, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About the GSA MAS Consolidation The GSA MAS Consolidation happened on October 1, 2019 and dramatically changed the 24 schedules into 1. If you’re not taking action after these changes, it could mean non-compliance, resulting in loss of sales. Are you prepared? We’re here to outline everything you need to…

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2019 Veterans Wish List Drive

By Vanessa Lansdale | September 19, 2019

2019 Veterans Wish List Drive This year, JetCo Solutions, along with several other West Michigan organizations, are teaming up to assist veterans in the community. Between Sept. 27 and Nov. 10, items of daily necessity will be gathered to benefit the residents of the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. These items will then be delivered…

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The Bid/No-Bid Decision Process – 4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Making a Bid Decision

By Paul Costopulos | September 10, 2019

The Bid/No-Bid Decision Process – 4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Making a Bid Decision You’ve decided you want to sell to the government, and you have the resources in place to make that happen. Now, you must determine which opportunities you want to bid on – but it might not be as easy as…