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APMP Announces New 2013 COO

Tuesday, October 30, 2012  
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Contact: Patrice Scheyer
Director of Marketing & Communications
Phone: (703) 281-1686

APMP Announces New 2013 COO
Colleen Jolly of 24 Hour Company to Become Executive Committee Chief Operating Officer

Washington, DC, October 30, 2012 – The Association of Proposal Management Professionals® (APMP®), the leading professional organization for proposal, bid, capture and business development professionals, today announced that Colleen Jolly of 24 Hour Company will serve as the APMP Board of Directors Chief Operating Officer (COO)/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Elect for the January 1, 2013 – December 31, 2014 term. She will serve as the CEO in 2014 and Past CEO in 2015. Ms. Jolly recently served on APMP’s Board of Directors as Secretary for 2012.

Ms. Jolly is a Principal of the U.S. branch of 24 Hour Company and Managing Director and Founder of the U.K. branch. She has been a member of APMP since 2003, earned her APMP Professional Accreditation and is an APMP Fellow. Ms. Jolly, who ran unopposed, served the organization internationally and at the chapter level as the NCA Chapter Secretary since 2010 and has worked as the Layout Editor of the APMP Journal since 2003. She has participated on proposals with hundreds of companies in six countries during the past 13 years, coordinating with varied teams in complicated logistic scenarios.

Ms. Jolly will join the incumbent Executive Committee Members Beth Wingate, Chief Executive Officer, of Lohfeld Consulting Group, Inc., and Amy McGeady, Past CEO, of Privia, January 1, 2013.

"Colleen brings broad experience to the APMP membership we serve and to the Board of Directors,” said Rick Harris, Executive Director, APMP. "She is widely recognized for her contributions to the industry, her tireless work ethic, and as a mentor and a professional who understands best industry practices.”

For more information, please contact Rick Harris at

About APMP
The Association of Proposal Management Professionals® (APMP®) is the worldwide authority for professionals dedicated to the process of winning business through proposals, bids, tenders and presentations. APMP is a non-profit membership organization founded in August 1989 and began with 28 charter members. Today, the Association has more than 4,600 members and 25 active chapters worldwide. Membership includes proposal and business development professionals who are engaged in a wide range of activities including business development and acquisition, proposal management, strategic planning, business capture, sales, competitive intelligence, writing, editing, graphic design, desktop publishing, document production, and proposal consulting. For more information, contact Patrice Scheyer, Director of Marketing and Communications, +703-281-1686 or