Proposal Writer

Dave Cobert has worked for 16 years in the commercial contracting industry. He has extensive experience and expertise in International Business Development and International Operations, having worked for large Engineering & Construction (E&C) and government contracting firms, and winning over $3.1 billion dollars in new contracts. Currently, Dave works as a private consultant. He has traveled and worked extensively throughout the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Latin America. His experience includes work as a Project Manager in Afghanistan supporting the U.S. Department of State Anti-Terrorism Training Program.
    His operational specialties include:
    • Project Logistics Management
    • Construction Management
    • Aviation Support Operations
    • Base Facilities and Camp Operations & Maintenance
    • Contingency and Emergency Management
    • Transportation Operations.
His business development specialties include:
      • Capture and Proposal Management
      • Proposal Writing (both Management and Technical)
Dave served 20 years in the U.S. Marine Corps, and was formerly a combat engineer and logistics officer before retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. He served in engineering and infantry battalions, and with aviation support squadrons and amphibious special operations units. Dave is a veteran of Operation Desert Shield, Desert Storm, and Somalia Relief Operations. His last assignment was on the 1st Marine Division General staff at Camp Pendleton, California. With multiple degrees, Dave is a graduate of the USMC Engineer Officers School, USMC Senior Logistics Officer School, U.S. Army Airborne Course, and the USMC Command and Staff College. He graduated from the University of Southern California, holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Oklahoma, and received an MBA from the University of Phoenix. He also earned a Strategic Sales Certificate from Rice University.   Dave was born in Rome, Italy (to US Defense Attaché parents) and was raised in Kabul, Afghanistan, and Falls Church, Virginia. He is married with three grown children and currently resides in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Summary of Skills

Proposal & RFP Content Development

Content Management & Distribution

Fast Turnaround Proposal Support

Sales & Marketing Automation

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