Duke Engineering & Services (DE&S)
Started as an intern with DE&S when the company was 200 employees. The independently operated affiliate of Duke Energy specialized in energy and environmental projects, offering comprehensive engineering, regulatory and environmental consulting services to hydropower and other clients worldwide. DE&S grew to 3,000 employees and became one of the largest engineering and consulting firms in the United States.
Reported to Vice President of Marketing; responsible for developing market strategies, competitive assessments, proposals and supporting due diligence efforts for three successful acquisitions.
Managed high-end proposal teams. Developed and executed tightly focused capture strategies designed to raise win probability (70%+ win rate). Managed the subject matter experts, writers, editors, and reviewers essential to creating winning proposals. Spearheaded DE&S’ International marketing and proposal efforts in Argentina and Ukraine.