Liz Megli, CF APMP
FOUNDER & PRINCIPAL
Liz founded Theme in May 2017 after five years of proposal management experience at a top engineering company. Her passion for helping clients navigate through the information needed to prepare a compliant, responsive, and persuasive proposal is shown in her attention to detail in all work. She also serves as the Local Engagement Co-Chair for APMP’s Greater Midwest Chapter. She has been recommended as a proposal consultant by government Procurement and Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) and is regularly engaged to teach proposal best practices colleges and industry events. Full Bio
Jeannette Waldie, CPP APMP Fellow
Jeanette’s experience spans more than 30 years, with the first half of her career focusing on proposal management in the engineering, technology, and education industries. She holds APMP’s highest level of proposal accreditation (Professional), and in 2016 received the prestigious APMP Fellows Award that recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions throughout their careers in the bid and proposal industry.
Chris LaFountain, CF APMP
Chris is a seasoned proposal manager and developer, working with clients on content development, proposal compliance, capture planning, competitive intelligence, and process improvements. A lifelong New Englander with a Practitioner certification from APMP, he has been a sought-after proposal speaker and has been a mentor to proposal professionals seeking to advance their careers.
Nikki Singh, MAMC
Nikki has a demonstrated 20-year history of managing, creating, developing proposals. Her strong multi-tasking, organizational, leadership, and decision-making abilities allow her to____________. She has an in-depth knowledge of doing business with all forms of governments, and she is also fluent in three languages.
Why do we have so many designers on our team? It’s because of the importance we place on the visual appeal of your documents. We not only create stunning graphics that look great, but studies have shown that 90% of information transmitted to the brain is visual. All designers are skilled using the latest graphic design tools on both Apple and Windows environments, and can work within your style guide parameters to ensure that our work is a natural extension of your graphic identity.
Katie approaches every project with her right brain and left brain, developing high-quality proposal templates, infographics, and websites with a combination of beauty and brand. She develops visual assets so audiences can understand technical or complex subject matter, which is not surprising as her degree in criminology is how she has developed the skills and knowledge for understanding human behavior.
Karen partners with a variety of clients on projects from concept through delivery. She is experienced leading the design and production of websites, print, identity, packaging, brochures, detail books, interactive e-books, high-budget presentation books, multimedia, and corporate communication pieces. Karen has received public recognition for her work, including the Hermes Creative Award, an international competition that honors the messengers and creators of traditional and emerging media.
Sky professes to “make stuff readable + useful + cool”, which she does on proposal-specific templates and infographics. Creating engaging experiences and eliciting feelings are her passions, and she blends the colors, typography, and imagery to create designs that are impactful to the audience.
Kim helps Theme to manage our “busy-ness” more effectively so that we can focus on working directly with our clients. She is the definition of “team player”, performing tasks such as calendar management, timekeeping, correspondence, CRM, customer follow-up, and meeting/event planning that make Theme run more efficiently.
CONTENT & KNOWLEDGE MANAGER
Kim is an experienced professional in proposal development and knowledge management and administration. Kim has built, managed, and updated RFP content libraries; developed and conducted user training sessions, and established rolling content audits to assure content relevance.