Ann Z Crane

Current City: Jefferson, MD
Chapter: SCORE Frederick

Ms. Crane brings more than 15 years of experience managing  the development of proposals to Federal and state governments. She has supported companies of all sizes, from small businesses to major corporations and has managed both large teams (>25 people) and small. She applies proposal best practices from Shipley, the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP), and large proposal shops such as Northrop Grumman and L-3 to ensure that her teams produce proposals that are compliant, compelling, and on-time. She understands what it takes to win business in the government marketplace, which she reflects in clear, concise guidance to her teams.

Ms. Crane is a also seasoned proposal writer with more than 30 years of experience in writing Technical, Management, and Past Performance volumes, as well as Executive Summaries, resumes, and other required plans. As a former systems engineer, solutions architect, and program manager; she brings subject matter understanding that enables her to effectively describe and sell her clients’ solutions.

Member of Association of Proposal Management Professionals.



B.S.E.E. and B.S. Psychology

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