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Serving King County

1221 D St NE
Suite 210 C
Auburn, WA 98002
(253) 520-6267
Contact:

Darrell Sundell king@washingtonptac.org 

Kristin J. Travis

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About Darrell Sundell, MBA, ACAS, CFCM, CPCM – Government Contracting Specialist

Darrell Sundell has over 35 years of business and contracting experience.  He has served as a planning and control manager for a medium sized wood products manufacturer.  As an entrepreneur he has started, grown and sold multiple successful small businesses.  Before joining Green River College in 2015, Darrell served the clients of the William Factory Small Business Incubator (WFSBI) as a business adviser, procurement counselor and project management specialist. He has provided business consulting, coaching, and advisory services to local businesses and to other consultants throughout the US.

 

Darrell has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Washington State University; he is certified as an Associate Contracting Assistance Specialist (ACAS) by the national Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC); he is an approved trainer for the Federal Contractor Certification (FCC) program sponsored by APTAC; he is a certified Verification Counselor, by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs; and he has earned the designations of Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM) and Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM) from the National Contract Management Association.

 

Request an appointment with Kristin.

About Kristin J. Travis, M.A – Government Contracting Specialist

Kristin Travis has spent nearly a decade as a small business advocate and advisor. She is a recent Seattle transplant who hails from Chicago, IL and has counseled hundreds of small businesses in the area of government contracting through her previous employer – Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC Chicago). Prior to joining Green River College, she planned and coordinated some of the nation’s most prestigious corporate and government business matchmakers to include – the Enterprising Woman of the Year Matchmaking Event, with Enterprising Women and Office Depot (Boca Raton, FL), and the WBDC Chicago Entrepreneurial Women’s Conference – Contract Connections Program (Chicago, IL).  In addition to these events, she helped set the framework for the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) Matchmaker (Baltimore, MD). She was a graduate of the Chicago Women’s Foundation Advocacy Academy Program and a Co-Chair of the Chicago Procurement Compliance Forum both of which focused on encouraging policy and legislative change to increase economic empowerment opportunities for local women-owned businesses. Ms. Travis has a particular niche in women-, minority-, and veteran-owned business assistance programs to include small business certifications, initiatives, and opportunities set aside to grow these businesses.  Ms. Travis is a certified Verification Counselor by the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs, member of the Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC), an avid hiker, as well as Certified Doula and Owner of BEarthmate Doula Services (www.BEarthmate.com).

Client Testimonials for King County PTAC

“Darrell Sundell is a great support. It is great to know he is there to advise and encourage us. As small women owned business we truly need all the guidance we can get. And he has helped us feel more confident in the decisions we make”
“Mr. Sundell was responsible for guiding my company Osiris Enterprises LLC to it success from $16,000 per year to $250,000 year.”
Evans Robinson, Osiris Enterprises LLC, Kent, WA
“Darrell Sundell always makes himself available to offer his best counseling in-person, over the telephone or through emails. His counseling has been instrumental in my growth trajectory in terms of writing effective SOQs and RFP submittals. He has also provided useful insights for my strategic and tactical business planning processes.”
Michael J. Williams, Projecto Managerial LLC, Seattle, WA
“[Green River] PTAC is very helpful to Watts Constructors, a large business prime construction contractor, located in the Puget Sound. PTAC introduces us to new small businesses eager to enter into the federal arena. We rely on the coaching assistance, and education that PTAC provides to these companies.”
Deborah Robinson, Watts Constructors, LLC, Gig Harbor, WA
“I was able to secure my contract with the gov’t., thru the help of PTAC. I got the assistance and informational help to secure a contract since 2012. I am still getting the renewal of the contract for the third year and I can say that PTAC is the best help there is and that is no doubt. I would like to encourage other small business to look at the experience I got thru PTAC.”
Alex Jamito, Fire Prevention Services Inc, Kent, WA