Jon Tellier of JetCo Solutions discusses GSA, fuzzy government metrics for measuring small business success, capture management, and more. “What I love about this interview was Jon’s candidness about the hardships and struggles he faced while building the company.” JetCo Solutions has earned a positive, strong reputation among the Michigan defense industry community. Listen here.
A local veteran and business owner was recently elected advisor for the West Point Association of Graduates, the Alumni Association for the United States Military. Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Jon Tellier is a West Point graduate of ’89 and is the founder and president of JetCo Solutions, a Grand Rapids-based small business that helps clients sell to all levels of government.
Former Army Ranger and West Point graduate is bringing together local businesses to support the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. Through November 10th, West Michigan organizations, including JetCo Solutions, 8THIRTYFOUR Integrated Communications, AM Yoga, Array of Engineers, C2AE, the Caledonia American Legion Memorial Post 305, DK Security, DornerWorks, Marana Group, and Rehmann, will be gathering desperately needed items of daily necessity to benefit the residents of the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans.
Michigan Celebrates Small Business has named more than 60 businesses, including the 2017 Michigan 50 Companies to Watch, to this year’s crop of growing companies. Winners will receive their awards May 4 at the 13th Annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business Awards dinner. JetCo Solutions is honored to have been chosen as one of the 2017 50 Michigan Companies to Watch.
In June of 2015, JetCo Solutions was named Veteran-Owned Business of the Year by the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce through their annual EPIC Awards. The EPIC Awards celebrate businesses and people who are doing great things in the business community by being Entrepreneurial, Progressive, Innovative and Collaborative.
Government sales can be compared to riding a roller coaster. It can be an up and down range of emotions of excitement, confusion, intimidation, fright and frustration all in the same moment. These stages and abrupt changes of emotions is what JetCo often refers to as the phases of new government sales.