Christian Talavera,MBA, MSL
is a recent graduate of the University of Southern California where he earned his Master’s in Study of Law. Additionally, Mr. Talavera holds a Master’s in Business Administration and a Bachelors in Business Management. He served in the United States Marine Corps for eight yearsand was honorably discharged as a Sergeant. He has a diverse background and that is what makes him a unique and well-rounded individual. He has the unique ability to both lead and be led. He not only understands operations, government contracting, procurement processes, supply chain and logistics, and disaster response, but is also very knowledgeable in administrative processes and procedures.
He's held positions in Human Resources (HR Specialist, Personnel Manager), Administrative Officer of the Day for the VA where he streamlined processes and developed policies to better care veterans. Mr. Talavera has had training in disaster response and volunteers with Team Rubicon, which is an organization made up of veterans and first responders to answer to the call from people in need during such events. His training in disaster response include the following FEMA courses: ICS-100 Introduction to Incident Command Systems, ICS-200 ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incident, ICS-700 National Incident Management Systems (NIMS), ICS-800 National Response Framework, IS-320 Wildfire Mitigation, and IS-633 Debris Management Plan Development.
Mr. Talavera has worked in various locations around the world to include Iraq; Afghanistan; Egypt; Haiti; Sierra Leone, and Kuwait. What sets Mr. Talavera apart is that he never limits himself to just do what is expected to accomplish; if he can do more to help others and the mission of the organization and his client, he will do it. Mr. Talavera has a proven track record of being a critical thinker and making the right decisions under the harshest environments one can encounter. In addition, Mr. Talavera has a strong work ethic, with commitment to achieving performance goals; talent for rapidly adapting skills and acquiring new knowledge to master new assignments.
Dr. Cynthia Harper
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT LEADER
With over twenty-five years of Human Capital Management with various corporate giants and consulting firms i.e., Delta, Kaiser, others and an influencer in the federal contracting space.
As an International Business Consultant, Coach and a solid Communicator, she also is an author, creator of multiple stage productions and appreciates fashion. C. Harper Enterprises provides Capture Management practices; training small businesses on how to identify and procure large government contracts. C. Harper has an established reputation for “transforming” and “empowering” individuals through impactful training, coaching and speaking to large corporate audiences. The organization holds four (4) nationally recognized.
Certifications: CCM-Certified Capture Manager, CFCP-Certified Federal Contract Professional, CLC-Certified Life Coach and a CIT-Certified Instructor Trainer. Their intriguing and memorable tagline says it all…Harping on Purpose!
✓ 2021- Lifetime Achievement Award from the 46th President, Joe Biden
✓ 2018- Delegate for #myshiningmoment commercial for, Clear Eyes solution
✓ 2018- 1st Runner Up in the nation for Community Action Project, (CAP) by Dress For Success Worldwide
✓ 2018- Outstanding Georgia Citizen
✓ 2018- Honorary Humanitarian Ph.D. from Nat’l Community Volunteer Service
✓ 2017- Pillar Awards from Government Contractors Assn.
✓ 2017- Worldwide Delegate from Dress For Success Atlanta for “demonstrating unparalleled leadership and civic responsibility”
✓ 2016-Lifetime Achievement Award from the 44th President, Barak Obama
✓ 2014 Millennium Award, from international non-profit, Diamond In The Rough for “Outstanding Community Service.”
➢ BS/BM in Business
➢ Doctorate in Humanitarism
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