Salient Federal Solutions Announces Helene Courard; Vice President, Corporate Capture Management Speaking at APMP Dinner

Brings Substantial Senior Leadership in Managing BD Systems, Capture and Proposal Planning, and Execution of Strategic Opportunities

Sep 19, 2012, 07:00 ET from Salient Federal Solutions, Inc.

FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Salient Federal Solutions, Inc. (Salient), a leading provider of information technology, engineering, and intelligence analytic services to agencies in the intelligence, defense, homeland security, cyber security, and federal civilian markets, today announced Helene Courard, VP of Corporate Capture Management, will be speaking at the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) dinner on "Proposal Processes that Work for Your Company's Size & Maturity". This event will take place September 19, 2012 at the Westin Tysons Corner in Falls Church.

This event will be discussing how companies (large, mid, and small businesses) develop, maintain, and produce proposals in today's market. Rather than using a one-size fits all approach, businesses have succeeded by tailoring processes and tools to their specific organizations. Through this session, attendees will learn considerations and inputs that have driven organizational and process decisions for businesses of all sizes. Because of the government's move toward lowering the number of contracts being offered, the focus on agility and efficiency are the current buzz words to increase team's performance.

"Helene's focus and dedication is crucial for Salient to manage the transition process from business opportunity to proposal development to contract award," Says Bill Parker, COO of Salient. "Her technical expertise coupled with extensive best practice industry knowledge has empowered us to pursue and win many strategic bids that directly align to our business plan while ensuring our clients are receiving the right solutions to the challenges they face now."

Courard is responsible for the Capture and Proposal organization at Salient. Her organization supports pursuing and bidding new work and executing against Salient's aggressive growth strategy with agility and efficiency. Her key mission is building the best capture and proposal organization in the industry. Courard is responsible for establishing and implementing the capture and proposal processes and procedures; managing all BD systems for the corporation; and capture and proposal planning and the execution of strategic opportunities. With over 19 years' of experience, Courard has a proven record of successful leading, inspiring, and directing teams in full-opportunity lifecycle development, operations, and governance. 

To register for the event please visit the APMP website at:

About Salient Federal Solutions: Salient Federal Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of Federal IT and engineering solutions enabling government and industry to respond quickly to new or surge mission requirements with exactly the right people, skills, expertise, and technical solutions. The company works to accelerate mission impact by delivering highly adaptable technology services, engineering solutions, and domain expertise enabling customers to rapidly meet the pressing requirements of today, while anticipating tomorrow's evolving challenges. Salient Federal Solutions is headquartered in Fairfax, Va., with offices in Colorado Springs, Orlando, San Diego, and Tampa. More information is available at

Salient has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America's Most Promising Companies.

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