Responding to Federal Government Solicitations

This workshop is to assist Indiana businesses in responding to federal government solicitations in an effort to prepare a formal proposal.

Responding to Federal Government Solicitations/Proposal Writing


The workshop will provide an overview of where federal government solicitation requirements are generated, how they are advertised at , tips on reviewing the solicitation, drafting a proposal timeline and outline, and using viable website to seek bid notices for your businesses.

Speaker Bios

Andy L. Alexander – Andy has 49 years government related experience. Following his 25 years of military service, he has served as a Federal Government/Department of Defense (DoD) contractor, as the Nebraska PTAC Program Director/Manager/Counselor in Omaha, NE, and as a Government Contract Specialist/PTAC Counselor with Iowa State University (ISU) in Council Bluffs, IA. Andy now serves as a PTAC Procurement Specialist with the IEDC in Indiana. He counsels businesses located throughout the 243 towns within the 26 counties located in south central Indiana, providing procurement counseling for businesses interested in selling their products or services to town, city, county, state and federal governments.

Matt Burkett – Mr. Burkett serves as NSWC Crane’s Deputy Director for Small Business. Mr. Burkett’s expansive responsibilities include Serving as chief advisor on small business matters to NSWC Crane, advising on acquisition strategies, representing the command in small business outreach events and serves as the single point of contact for NSWC Crane on all small business matters. Prior to being selected as NSWC Crane’s Deputy Director for Small Business, Mr. Burkett spent 11 years in Crane’s contracting department both as a Contracting Officer and a Contract Specialist.

**A zoom link will be sent out one day prior to the event**

This webinar is sponsored by the Daviess County Economic Development FoundationIf you have any questions, please feel free to email Samantha Nelson, Program Manager, Purdue Foundry at WestGate, at


Sep 28 2021


11:00 am - 12:00 pm


virtual - link available at registration


WestGate Academy
QR Code