About our Speakers

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Stephanie Mitchell and Brian Friel

Stephanie Mitchell is a DoD/federal government acquisition veteran. She spent years working on acquisition for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and has won contracts across DoD and the federal government. Mitchell specializes in Scorecard Proposals and Best-in-Class Vehicle Management. She works one-on-one with companies to match their capabilities and expertise to future opportunities. Mitchell has introduced companies to the DoD market space, taking them from pre-revenue to positive revenue in the government space and from zero brand recognition to DoD contracts within six months in most cases.

Brian Friel helps lead BD Squared’s Vehicle Services program, which helps companies win more task orders on BIC vehicles such as OASIS, STARS3 and CIO-SP3 SB. He has previously worked for Bloomberg Government, Congressional Quarterly, National Journal and Government Executive magazine.