Dannie E. James,
Senior Government Strategist
Mr. Dannie E. James, playing a pivotal role in the strategy department of Harirod Group of Companies and leading the team by developing and presenting strategic marketing recommendations and measures the effectiveness of marketing strategies in the short and long term.
Gathering key data that ensures strategies are well informed and laid out, as a senior strategist he knows the clients well and generates plans and ensure to bring the success to the Harirod Group of Companies products and services. Solving problems, recommends appropriate solutions to senior management, ensure strategies are productive and generate client satisfaction. As a Senior strategists he thrive working alone and in a team setting, and help turn less experienced team members into skillful professionals.
He report company’s senior leadership, improve internal processes in operating activities. Review external factors, such as economic trends and demand levels, to determine potential sales of a product or service.
He is a graduate of Livingstone College with a Bachelor Degree in Education and Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Central Michigan University. He’s a proud graduate of the Officer Candidate School, Fort Benning, Georgia. Mr. James holds the highest level of government contracting certification as a DAWIA Level III certified Contracting Officer from the Defense Acquisition University (specializing in Acquisition and Procurement). He has held executive leadership management positions such as Lead Contingency Contracting Officer and Directorate of Contracting. With his 22 years in the military, he served as a Senior NCO and Senior Staff Officer (Retired LTC). In June of 2002, Dannie transferred to Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) in Huntsville, Alabama where he managed the Quality Assurance Program of an Acquisition Category 1 program. He supervised the complete oversight of the production of the Interim Armor Vehicle (Stryker), a contract that was valued over $6 billion dollars. Dannie ensured proper auditing, sampling, inspecting, and process proofing of the production process and testing/accepting the Interim Armor Vehicle (Stryker).
After years of experience in the federal market Dannie analyzed who, what, when, where and how to enter and be a success in federal contracting. He leveraged relationships by interviewing “the experts” (Government Contract Representatives) to assess and evaluate his unique methodology concentrating more on the “HOW TO and WHAT IS REQUIRED”. With over 25 years of government acquisition, Billions in government contract awards to his efforts, longstanding procurement experience and a relentless passion to help corporations succeed in the federal market, Mr. James is one of the most sought after professionals and guest speakers in the federal industry. His knowledge and passion about government contracting has taken him within international travels that have allowed him to spread his institutional knowledge abroad.
In the world of Government Contracting he is known as “The Coach”