Global Services helps achieve federal proposal success for government contractors. We have been operating for more than 25 years and we are proud to say that we have helped more than 3,000 businesses and government contractors earn more than $25 billion in contracts. As a small business ourselves, we understand the unique challenges that small businesses face, so we aim to make the proposal process as efficient, transparent, and approachable as possible.
Our mission is to provide technically-proficient, highly professional, customer-focused proposal development products and services so that each project becomes a client and consultant success story. We are bound to the success of your business and will craft a practical process that fits your needs.
- Integrity: Through reputable work and client advocacy.
- Shared Accomplishment: Approachable and collaborative process to help clients secure and maintain contracts.
- Expertise: A source of knowledge that is easy to connect with.
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President & CEO
Courtney Fairchild is the Co-Founder, President, and CEO at Global Services. For twenty-five (25) years, Courtney has led her team in obtaining over 3,000 contract awards in excess of $20B in value. Ms. Fairchild provides pro bono services to APEX Accelerators (Formerly Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC)) to assist their constituents in learning about selling to the federal government, specifically via the GSA Schedule. Courtney is a Graduate of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program (2017) and SBA’s Emerging Leaders Program (2015) and is the recipient of the following awards: Enterprising Women Award (2017), Women Impacting Policy’s Founder’s Award (2016), SmartCEO’s Brava Award (2015), MEA Magazine’s 50 Women of Influence and Power Award (2011), Washington Business Journal’s Women Who Mean Business Awards – Rising Star Award (2009), and The American Small Business Coalition (ASBC) Member of the Year Award (2008). Ms. Fairchild is Vice Chair of the Board of Directors at Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP). Courtney holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Georgetown University (GWU). When she’s not spearheading Global Services’ success, Courtney is running an Instagram account
(@thecitruschronicles) for her beloved cat, Citrus.
VP, Director of Schedule Accounts
Jody Franklin is the VP & Director of Schedule Accounts at Global Services. In his twenty (20) years at Global Services, Jody has contributed to Global Services’ long history of successfully preparing, negotiating, and managing thousands of GSA Schedule contracts for clients. In addition to working with his government contractor clients in the private sector, Jody provides pro bono services to the Small Business Administration (SBA), Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the CIRAS APEX Accelerator. Jody has been awarded Service Corps of Retired Executives’ (SCORE) 2009 Outstanding Contribution to the Success of Chapter One. Jody holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Language and Linguistics from Georgetown University. When he’s not winning and sustaining MAS contracts for clients, Jody enjoys pandemic-induced hobbies such as perfecting baked goods recipes and cross-stitch projects.
VP, Director of Proposal Development
Martin Hicks is the VP & Director of Proposal Management at Global Services. In his twenty-two (22) years at Global Services, Martin has performed federal proposal management and procurement consulting with a special focus on clients in the Information Technology (IT), Management Consulting, Intelligence Community (IC), and Professional Services markets. Martin holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration (MPA) from George Washington University (GWU) and a Bachelor’s of Arts (BA) Degree in Political Science from the University of North Carolina (UNC). When he’s not working, Martin is studying the French language and traveling to wine regions around the world.
Maureen Meyer, certified Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) Practitioner, is the Proposal Coordinator at Global Services. For the last three (3) years, Maureen has audited, compiled, and reviewed GSA MAS submissions and coordinated GWAC proposal efforts for clients. Maureen holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Professional Writing with a Minor in Saxophone Performance. When she’s not helping clients win government contracts, Maureen spends her time painting with oil pastels and rock-climbing with our partners at GovCon Rockstars.
Kate Taylor is the Proposal Coordinator at Global Services. For one (1) year, Kate has worked in our GSA MAS department, helping clients obtain contract awards. A former elementary school teacher, Kate holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, with a concentration in Elementary Education. When Kate is off the
clock, she tends to her farm, where she and her husband raise over 600 beef cattle.
COMMUNITY, PHILANTHROPY, & SPONSORSHIPS
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) is a nonprofit organization that was founded to cure Multiple Sclerosis (MS) while empowering people affected by MS to live their best lives. Global Services is closely involved in fundraising for DC’s WalkMS and Ambassadors Ball.
Mini Cat Town
Mini Cat Town is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that specializes in rescuing neonatal kittens. Since 2015, Mini Cat Town has rescued over 1,100 cats and kittens. In an effort to boost Mini Cat Town’s impact, Global Services matches donations for their annual #GivingTuesday fundraising campaign.
Federal Business Council
Federal Business Council, Inc. (FBC) specializes in producing meetings, conferences, and trade show events for Federal Government Agencies, the Department of Defense, and Intelligence Community throughout the United States. Global Services routinely sponsors FBC’s Annual Government Procurement Conference (GPC), a national conference fostering business partnerships between the Federal Government, its prime contractors, and small, minority, service-disabled veteran-owned, veteran-owned, HUBZone, and women-owned businesses.
HUBZone Contractors National Council
The HUBZone Contractors National Council is a 501(c)(6) non-profit trade association comprised of a group of companies and organizations working together to improve and support the HUBZone program and small business community. Global Services is a proud, annual sponsor of the Council’s National HUBZone conference.
govmates is the leading-edge teaming partner platform for government contractors. govmates has built a community of over 5,000+ non-traditional government contractors – with a goal to help increase the visibility of small and emerging companies for federal procurement opportunities. With their extensive reach and diverse membership, govmates provides an enterprise-level solution to identify, develop, and transition technologies for the Federal Government. Global Services is a proud sponsor of govmates’ Members-Only Networking Receptions.
The American Small Business Coalition
The American Small Business Coalition (The ASBC) delivers programs focused on nurturing the abilities of companies and their people to achieve their goals in Federal Contracting. As practitioners and students of the federal sector, The ASBC is a leader at adapting their offerings to ensure maximum relevance to the needs of the stakeholders they serve. Global Services is proud to sponsor their annual Fiscal New Year’s Bash and Swing Time Social events, where the GovCon community can golf and connect.
Summit Insight is a hands-on strategic advisor to government contractors. Their proven seven-step process has helped hundreds of companies win $300M in government business. From established firms breaking into the government sector to seasoned contractors looking to accelerate success, Summit Insight helps clients sidestep roadblocks, leverage shortcuts, make valuable connections, and focus to win business faster. Global Services is a proud sponsor of GovCon Rockstars, where members of the GovCon community can learn to climb and level up their GovCon game.
Women Impacting Public Policy
Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) is a national nonpartisan organization advocating on behalf of women entrepreneurs—strengthening their impact on our nation’s public policy, creating economic opportunities, and forging alliances with other business organizations. Our President & CEO, Courtney Fairchild is the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors and frequently lends her expertise on the GSA MAS Schedule to WIPP’s ChallengeHER events.
The APEX Accelerators, formally known as the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), was authorized by Congress in 1985 to expand the number of businesses capable of participating in government contracts. Global Services frequently provides GSA MAS Training at APEX Accelerators events across the country.