Capitol Steps Consulting comprises members who have spent decades successfully traversing the fields of state-national-international government service, lobbying, state & federal capture management, project management, campaign operations management, business operations and sales team management.
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Nicholas Oliva is Founder, owner, and Managing Partner of Capitol Steps Consulting LLC, and brings 19 years experience of developing best practices for both public and private entities. His public sector clients have included the State of the Colorado Department of...
Nicholas J. Oliva
Louise J. Fisher
Advocacy & Business Development
Mary Swann brings 30 years of government and commercial sector experience to winning complex procurements. She is known as an experienced, outgoing individual who brings together a diplomatic background combined with business development, coalition building...
R. Barrie Walkley is a career foreign service officer and the former Special Advisor to Secretary of State Clinton, for the African Great Lakes and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He was appointed to this position in December 2011 and served until June 18, 2013...
Senator Suzanne Williams is a former legislator serving the State of Colorado. Ms. Williams finished her second four-year term as State Senator for District 28, after serving eight years in the Colorado House of Representatives. She is the only...
Amb. R. Barrie
During general economic expansion, organizations often attain sales and revenue goals more readily. A rising tide truly helps to lift all boats. But strategic planning creates structure which offsets inevitable downturns and provides a model amendable to any economic weather. We collaborate with client sales teams to blueprint goals and practices which clear the path upon which an organization's success is trekked. Our cross-industry knowledge is wide-ranging, and boasts a record of growth and accomplishment.
Clients trust our team to design solutions to meet and exceed your can’t-miss revenue goals in any economic environment.
Our proposal team comprises eight professionals located in Colorado and Washington DC, each possessing a lengthy track record in state and federal government procurement. They exercise a commitment to best practices, yielding high win-percentage success and peer recognition. Their specialization in the field of proposal writing is unrivaled, with investment placed in ongoing education in proposal certifications, which is a must, not an option. Additionally, our writers hold high-security clearance credentials to meet or exceed the rigorous demands made by numerous federal departments.
Audit & Compliance, Proposal Pricing Strategy
Kevin Savage is a Senior Manager of Compliance in Supply Management and a Small Business Liaison Officer (SBLO) with 28 years of experience in Government contracting. Mr. Savage understands the needs and requirements of both Federal Contractors and the Government agencies...
Public Policy, Media & Public Relations
Sharmila Bandyopadhyay brings 15 years experience within key practice areas valuable to Capitol Steps Consulting: Legislative research and public policy analysis, political outreach, and project management. Over her career, she has worked closely...