Special Operation forces, Counter Terrorism, Business Development, Senior Program Manager, Strategic Planner, Operations Manager, Capture & Proposal Management, Sales Force Manager, and Author
Dave Powers is a Senior Consultant within TMST experienced in all facets of Program Management, M&S Training solutions, Proposal Development, Resource Management, and Change Management. He most often supports/ consults on Special Operations and Counter-Terrorism training and supporting capture/proposal operations.
Dave is a career U.S. Army Special Operations Forces (SOF) decorated service disabled combat veteran and senior leader with excellent innovative problem-solving skill sets – leader, trainer, and mentor. He is a seasoned Customer Relationship Executive (CRE), C-Level trusted advisor, business development senior executive, senior program manager, strategic planner, operations manager, capture & proposal author. He has demonstrated expertise in both DoD and commercial markets from largest to start-up. He served as a capture/business development executive at tier 1 defense and public service firms and started a successful SDVOSB. He routinely supports/mentors minority-owned small businesses on DoD professional services contracts in support of ACC Orlando, PEO STRI, and USSOCOM commands.
Career highlights include:
- Senior program manager of a multi-million-dollar Program Management Office (PMO) responsible for leading a globally dispersed 400 plus person corporate, contractor, and contingent workforce; supervising a global workforce of over 400 personnel
- Department Homeland Security (DHS) federal agent
- Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) intelligence officer and investigator
- Senior executive business development and project management
Education/Credentials: Dave holds both a B.S. and MS degree. He completed numerous courses and including Federal Law Enforcement Academy, PMP, Capture and Proposal certification and multiple Special Operations courses.