Region 5 is hosted by the Green River College serves King County.
PTAC Advisors at Green River College
About Darrell Sundell, MBA, ACAS, CFCM, CPCM – Government Contracting Specialist
Direct Line: 253 – 520-6267 | [email protected]
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 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.
About Katherine Williams, JD – Government Contracting Specialist
Katherine Williams has over 12 years of government certification and contracting experience. She previously managed the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, Emerging Small Business and Connect2DOT technical assistance programs for the Colorado Department of Transportation. She also served as the Manager of Contracts for TriMet in Portland, OR and the Director of Procurement for C-TRAN in Vancouver, WA.
Katherine obtained her Bachelor of Arts from the University of San Diego and her Juris Doctor from Boston University School of Law. As an attorney, she worked with businesses in taxation, contracting, employment, and civil rights. In her free time, she loves being in the outdoors hiking, camping, snowshoeing, or just adventuring with her dog.
CLIENT TESTIMONIALS FOR KING COUNTY PTAC
“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