KPinC Consulting, LLC
A Government Procurement and Business Development Solutions Company

Senior Consultants

Ms. Kristen Atwood
Ms. Atwood is a trained Cost Estimator and Contracts Manager with more than 20 years of experience in Defense Contracting. She is skilled in cost estimating, proposal writing, contract negotiations, and contract administration. She has spearheaded and led contractual formation and management through all phases of the contract management lifecycle from initial solicitation, base contract award, and modifications, to contract closeout. She has experience preparing analysis for internal business stakeholders to aid in the determination of financial/analytical issues and profit and loss implications. She also has experience with delivering financial support of purchasing, acquisition, and inventory control and conducting cost benefit analyses, financial analyses, variation analyses, and SOX's controls. Her customers have included Army, Navy, Marine Corps, MARAD, and NOAA.

Mr. Bob
Cole

Mr. Cole is partner at a Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB) specializing in test and evaluation, design and systems engineering, mine blast, and Kintetic Energy (KE), Chemical Energy (CE), and Anti-Armor IED (AAIED) survivability. Mr. Cole has extensive experience in protection system design (including armor recipe development and vehicle system integration) for direct fire/KE threats, fragmentation devices, explosively formed penetrators (EFPs), shaped charges (RPG), and mine blast mitigation. Specifically, his experience includes:
- Engineering services in defense and commercial markets.
- Research and Development Design Engineering with expertise in the conceptualization, creation, development and demonstration of
  innovative mechanical designs utilizing a design of experiments approach.
- Quality, design, research, testing and modeling.
- Application of general principles of physics and engineering in combination with a solid knowledge of testing methods, materials, and
  threats for designing armor recipes, structures and vehicles.
- Proven track record of solving complex, multi-disciplined problems from idea generation to concept and prototype development to
  production and support.

Mr. Gregor Gordon
Mr. Gordon is a consultant to defense industry clients where he has been involved in multiple programs for vehicle systems design and integration, requirements analysis, project/program management, system testing, and strategic planning. He is a Mechanical Engineer with a diverse background in the defense industry, including active military, DoD, civilian, and defense industry contractor experience. Mr. Gordon is partner at a VOSB specializing in test and evaluation, design and systems engineering, mine blast, and KE, CE, AAIED survivability. He also has extensive experience in:
- Technology development programs.
- International business development.
- Design, research, testing and modeling.

Lt. Col. (Ret) Brian Keller
Mr. Keller is a private consultant specializing in DoD research, development and acquisition. Most recently, he served as the Executive Assistant to the Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Innovation & Technology Transition. From 2004 through 2006, Mr. Keller was President and Chairman of GMA Cover Corporation. GMA is an industry leader in the development and manufacturing of camouflage, cover, concealment and deception systems for military use. During his tenure, Mr. Keller directed the successful GMA capture of the $1.7B DoD Ultra Lightweight Camouflage Net System (ULCANS) procurement program.

Prior to joining GMA, Mr. Keller was the Vice President for Strategic Development for Stewart & Stevenson, Inc. (now part of BAE Systems) where he successfully directed the effort to capture the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicle (FMTV) A1R production program. In addition to capturing this $3.5B program, he led the Stewart & Stevenson corporate team in Kuwait to establish the initial in-country support capabilities for Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Mr. Keller retired from the U.S. Army in 2000. His last military job was the Product Manager for Soldier Support Systems. In this capacity, he was the Government lifecycle manager for 56 product lines. His duties included responsibility for the design, development and production of DoD airdrop systems, shelter systems, field feeding systems, and field services systems.

 



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