Mark Alspaugh

Freelance Proposal Writer & Business Plan Writer

Location:North Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
2 Skills

OBJECTIVE.-To exploit a lifetime of knowledge and experience to produce winning outcomes for quality clients as independent contractor, preferably with telecommuting options.

President, Mark Henry Associates, Inc. Founder and Senior Consultant. Led consulting projects involving diverse issues in business, strategic, operating and marketing management for small businesses to Fortune 500 clients in areas ranging from high technology aerospace and defense to commercial and industrial products and services.
Executive Vice President, Transportation Techniques, LLC. – As consultant via Mark Henry and Associates, accepted and performed role as COO for business engaged in design and manufacturing of advanced hybrid electric buses. Designed and implemented LEAN manufacturing processes in manufacturing operations. Headed effort resulting in first commercial hybrid electric bus to successfully complete required FTA testing at the Pennsylvania Transportation Institute. Led all business and proposal development activities.
Vice President, Business Development, United Airlines Services Corporation. Corporate officer and member of senior management leadership. Led acquisition and merger program. Headed business development and related proposal operations leading to capture of several hundred million dollars of professional services business. Led proposal development activities that led to capture of flagship C5 Training Program valued at several hundred million dollars.
Manager, Strategic Planning and Development, Ball Aerospace. Formulated division's strategic, operating and business plans in collaboration with senior management throughout Ball Corporation. Managed R&D, Bid and Proposal and Capital Investment programs with several million dollar annual budgets and met or exceeded objective financial metrics.
Senior Program Manager, Ball Aerospace. Managed high technology aerospace projects from conceptual design through product delivery. Key member of advanced systems design group. Led systems design and business development activities and authored proposal that established new corporate credentials and resulted in capture of first major infrared sensor program by Ball Aerospace. Advanced technology patent holder.
Manager of Operations, Ball Aerospace. Managed manufacturing, quality, systems integration, test, launch and post launch activities in major NASA scientific satellite program. Led team that earned 94 % of the maximum allowable incentive award under contract.
EDUCATION BS, Technical Management, Regis University, Denver, CO. Grade point average of 4.0 at Regis. Three years of engineering at the Universities of Alabama and Colorado. Industrial training equivalent to 100 plus hours of continuing education. Mensa level IQ.
SPECIAL STRENGTHS AND PERSPECTIVES.- Strong experience managing program, strategic, operating, marketing and proposal development activities, from planning through execution. Have successfully undertaken leadership assignments involving start ups, capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, teaming relationships, and Lean Six Sigma facilitation. Computer literate, hands on user of numerous technical and business applications. Experienced trainer and facilitator of professional development initiatives. Active in church and community. Veteran, U.S. Navy.