Silver Oak Leaf, Inc; Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business

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  • Strategic Business Planning and Representation within Department of Defense Programs
  • Teaming for Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and  Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Opportunities
  • 30 years Department of Defense Product Development, Manufacturing and Textile Industry Supply Chain Experience
  • Federal Defense Certifications in Contracting, Program and Product Management

Business Development and Representation


  • I specialize in transferring technology and innovation from the industry to the military
  • Your business requires a strategy  to overcome the "Valley of Death" and commercialize your technology and innovation - my job is to help make that happen
  • My DoD Program, Requirements Development Office and technical relationships enable your company to commercialize your products 

Strategic Government Contracting Opportunities


  • As a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) I can help provide strategic collaborations with large or small businesses and creating winning proposals
  • Primary North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)  541711 Research & Development; 541712 Research & Development in the Physical Engineering & Life Sciences; 315210 Cut and Sew Apparel; 541611 Admin Mngt and General Mngt; 

About Me

Operation Joint Endeavor, Bosnia 2006

Creating Strategic Teaming Relationships

I launched Silver Oak Leaf Inc to help industry in transferring technology and innovation commercializing products for the military services.  Using the experience I have gained over the last 20+ years as a US Army Lieutenant Colonel and nearly 10+ in industry with such manufacturing leaders such as Invista and the Cordura brand, YKK-USA and Propper International.  I can help assist in navigating organizational structures and overcome barriers to create collaborative relationships or serving as your Prime Bidder to achieve a win-win solution for your business and the end user.



Blend of Government & Industry Experience

30 years business experience focused on product introduction & innovation, marketing & relationship development having served previously as U.S. Army Assistant Product Manager, Deputy Product Manager, and a DoD Warranted Contracting Officer. Strategic mix of Federal government contracting knowledge, product / program management and Industry Supply Chain Management expertise. - Whew that’s a lot to say!


Small Business Administration & Federal Defense Acquisition Certifications (DAWIA)


  • Small Business Administration – Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)
  • Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs
  • Subject Matter Expert
  • Contracting Proposals (RFP/RFQ)
  • Program  Management
  • Production Quality & Manufacturing
  • Life Cycle Logistics
  • Science and Technology Management


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