IMPROVING ACQUISITION OUTCOMES

NSTXL is a revolutionary platform built to get the world’s best technology into the hands of the Warfighter. We combine the best practices of the tech industry with our expertise in government contracting to create a space where government and industry work together with speed, flexibility, and reduced risk.

Our Approach

NSTXL is a revolutionary platform providing end-to-end acquisition services to support the government. Traditional consortia administer RFPs, but we do much more to guarantee success and reduce our client’s risk. We deliver program management, human design thinking, finance and acquisition strategy services that deliver the right solution to the soldier — all for the same fee as our competitors. Our ultimate metric for success is getting the right tools and tech to the Warfighter at the speed of mission.
Strategy
Pre-Solicitation
Solicitation
Award Review
Contracting
Prototype Execution
Strategy

Strategy

NSTXL engages early acting as a force-multiplier for program offices by helping refine contracting, acquisition, and industry engagement strategy.

  • Organize project initiation call
  • Review and inform contracting strategy
  • Market research review, verification, creation
  • Define outreach and partnership strategy
  • NSTXL Tech Discovery Events
  • NSTXL Design Sprints
  • Facilitated User Need and Feedback Sessions
  • Prototype Acquisition Approach (PAA) drafting and collaboration (in-person/on-site)
  • Full project management tracking and reporting

Pre-Solicitation

Pre-Solicitation

NSTXL’s entire team works with you to create a custom tailored plan to ensure the solicitation exceeds your goals.

  • Propose competition strategy and timeline
  • Promote early teaming and collaboration via the NSTXL Community App
  • Organize, host, and facilitate NSTXL Industry Days
  • Host teaming events
  • Create a marketing and outreach plan
  • Create a vendor vetting plan
  • RFS drafting and collaboration

Solicitation

Solicitation

Once the solicitation is released, NSTXL maximizes the number of high-quality bids through broad marketing, specific outreach, and constant industry engagement.

  • Teaming board for solicitation on NSTXL Community app
  • Launch email and social media marketing campaign
  • Engage partners to prepare and engage non-traditional companies
  • Perform one-on-one outreach to key companies
  • Project TALX webinar
  • Weekly metrics report
  • Industry feedback reporting
  • Pre-award proposal vetting

Award Review

Award Review

NSTXL makes the award decision process easier by providing supporting tools, templates, processes, and facilitated events so you can spend your time choosing the best solution.

  • Collect all proposals through our secure portal
  • Perform all government compliance checks
  • Organize and submit all proposals to the government
  • Verify self-reporting for cyber compliance
  • Conduct full vendor vetting report on all downselected proposals
  • Organize, host, and facilitate Demonstration Days
  • Organize vendor selection process (tools, facilities, analysis)
  • Facilitate the creation of teams/partnerships

Contracting

Contracting

Our award-winning team of former government and commercial contractors work with all government stakeholders to get the awardee(s) on the right contract, fast.

  • Draft and communicate decision to non-awardees
  • SOW collaboration and drafting (review, editing, and finalization)
  • Milestone schedule collaboration and drafting
  • Negotiate and enter into performers agreement (including IP and data rights)
  • Process contract award and modifications

Prototype Execution

Prototype Execution

As the Managing Prime, NSTXL’s team of PMI certified experts de-risk your project with transparent reporting, proactive troubleshooting, and critical check-ins that maximize the chances of delivering a solution to the Warfighter.

  • Organize and lead kickoff call/meeting
  • Draft, receive approval for Press Release and distribute to media
  • Create and submit after action report on solicitation and project
  • Ongoing reporting on project health and performance
  • Contract modification processing
  • Client engagement as the Managing Prime
  • Scheduled Program Management Office check-ins
  • Organize, host and facilitate User Acceptance Sessions
  • Host prototype transition meeting
  • Organize, host, and facilitate Leader Input Sprints
  • Follow-on production contract management
  • Record keeping
  • Invoicing

Our Offerings

Technology Program Strategy

Technology Program Strategy

NSTXL is a revolutionary platform built to get the world’s best technology into the hands of the Warfighter. We combine the best practices of the tech industry with our expertise.

Ideation and Project Definition

Ideation and Project Definition

Technology Discovery

Technology Discovery

RFP Solicitation

RFP Solicitation

Program and Risk Management

Program and Risk Management

Consortium Management

Consortium Management

Technology Delivery

Technology Delivery

Our Team

NSTXL hires the best and brightest from the commercial, non-profit and government workplaces to provide our government clients and members with the tools, knowledge and support necessary to thrive. Our diverse team brings broad expertise across all relevant areas of technology development and agile acquisition including technology commercialization, investment, contracting, program management, marketing, non-profit management and more.

Tim Greeff
Tim Greeff
Founder & CEO
Tim Greeff
Tim Greeff
Founder & CEO

Tim leads the overall strategy and directs the day-to-day operations of NSTXL. He has led NSTXL from original concept through incorporation to present-day scale. Tim brings over 20 years of experience building and managing non-profit technology consortia. NSTXL is the third national organization he has helped to launch and build, each of which focuses on scaling and commercializing innovative technology through policy and public-private partnerships. Tim has spent his entire professional career operating at the intersection of business, policy and politics, including directing recording-breaking campaigns, convening and managing numerous coalitions, and leading successful policy efforts at the national, state and local levels. Tim holds a Master of Public Policy from the Sanford Institute at Duke University and a Bachelors Degree in Government from the University of Texas, Austin.

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Erik R Olbeter
Erik R Olbeter
Chief Operating Officer
Erik R Olbeter
Erik R Olbeter
Chief Operating Officer

Erik serves as Chief Operating Officer of NSTXL and manages day-to-day operations of NSTXL’s OTA contracts, prototype awards, and new business initiatives. His role is to make it easier for both our government and member clients to rapidly procure new technologies. Prior to NSTXL, Mr. Olbeter held leadership roles in the financial and tech industries, always at the intersection of government, finance, and technology. As Senior Vice President in charge of ICF’s commercial Energy Advisory practice, he served both commercial and government clients. Before that, he spent 12 years on Wall Street as a technology analyst managing teams of researchers covering a wide range of emerging technologies such as cyber and advanced battery storage. He has an M.A. in public policy from Georgetown University and is a CFA charter holder.

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Larry Solliday
Larry Solliday
Chief Security Officer
Larry Solliday
Larry Solliday
Chief Security Officer

Dr. Solliday serves as NSTXL’s Chief Security Officer and is responsible for establishing and maintaining organizational and programmatic procedures, standards, policies, and practices to protect the privacy and integrity of both classified and controlled unclassified information and data. This includes ensuring and managing organizational and programmatic compliance with all applicable security and system security regulations, standards, policies, and practices. Additionally, as a member of NSTXL’s senior management team, Dr. Solliday leads organizational and programmatic efforts to identify, generate, vet, and develop potential opportunities in support of NSTXL’s assisted acquisition and other transactions portfolio. This includes fostering and maintaining good working relationships with new and existing customers and requiring activities to enhance and improve client retention and relationships. Dr. Solliday is a recognized subject matter expert in the identification, development, prototyping, assessment, and transition of innovative technologies to enhance current and future operational capabilities. His efforts have led to the rapid and deliberate identification, demonstration, assessment, transition or transfer, and sustainment of numerous innovative concepts and emerging and enabling technologies supporting urgent and recurring U.S. Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security operational needs and requirements. He has spent time in both the Federal service and private industry, and retired from the United States Air Force. During his 20 years in public civil service, he held positions in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the United States Air Force, the General Services Administration, and the United States Navy as a Project Manager, Test Manager, Business Manager and Contracting Officer, and Program Manager respectively. Dr. Solliday completed his doctor of management studies at Colorado Technical University conducting research that explored best practices to improve the transition of emerging technologies. He holds a Master of Public Administration degree and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Southern Illinois University.

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Iain Skeete
Iain Skeete
Principal, Acquisition
Iain Skeete
Iain Skeete
Principal, Acquisition

In his role as Principal of Acquisition, Iain leads NSTXL’s innovative contracting and program management services. A recipient of multiple commendations for superior performance as a U.S. Army Contracting & Agreements Officer, Mr. Skeete is a nationally recognized expert and thought leader in defense contracting. To ensure our military maintains technological overmatch, Iain and his team design dynamic acquisition strategies that deliver meaningful results to NSTXL’s customers and the Warfighter. A student of the procurement process, Iain has continued to push the evolution of alternative contracting methods, contribute to critical acquisition policy, and implement best practices across all defense branches.

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Hannah Goodman
Hannah Goodman
Partnership Marketing
Hannah Goodman
Hannah Goodman
Partnership Marketing

Hannah Goodman is NSTXL’s Marketing Associate. Originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Hannah attended Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications where she became a versatile communicator. She was exposed to various mediums including radio, TV, podcasts, print/digital, videos and various graphics through class and many diverse internships. In her professional career, Hannah has worked in a variety of industries including entertainment, travel/tourism, news and nonprofits.

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Cathy Jordan
Cathy Jordan
Acquisition Manager
Cathy Jordan
Cathy Jordan
Acquisition Manager

Cathy Jordan is NSTXL’s Acquisition Specialist, working with our government clients to identify and formulate clear and concise prototype solicitations. She joined NSTXL after a 5 year career working at the U.S. Army Contracting Command – Orlando as a Contract Specialist and an Agreements Specialist supporting Other Transaction Authority (OTA) prototype projects. Prior to that, she had a 25 year career in industry supporting the NASA Shuttle program as a Subcontract Administrator. Ms. Jordan also holds two distinguished certifications from the National Contract Management Association (NCMA), a Certified Federal Contracts Manager and Certified Professional Contracts Manager. She is a graduate of the University of Central Florida where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and the Florida Institute of Technology where she earned her Master of Science in Acquisition and Contract Management. Her goal at NSTXL is to anticipate problems, develop sound solutions and action plans to ensure program success.

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Laura Collman
Laura Collman
Director, Operations
Laura Collman
Laura Collman
Director, Operations

As the Director of Operations at NSTXL Laura Collman provides strategic operational leadership to the organization. Her responsibilities include managing day-to-day operations, analyzing and improving organization processes, HR duties, invoicing, technical support, cybersecurity, Assistant Facility Security Officer (AFSO) and contract review. Her roles prior to NSTXL include Operations, Marketing, HR, CRM and Database Management, Membership, Website management, Events and Project Management in technology and varied industries. Laura has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a minor in Human Resources Management from George Fox University. Outside work she loves spending time with her family, traveling and golfing.

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JaNay Mills
JaNay Mills
Acquisition Manager
JaNay Mills
JaNay Mills
Acquisition Manager

JaNay Mills is one of NSTXL’s Acquisition Specialist, working with our government clients to identify and formulate clear and concise prototype solicitations. She joined NSTXL after a 5-year career working at the U.S. Army Contracting Command – Orlando as a Contract Specialist supporting external customers. Prior to that, she worked in industry throughout the Middle East on various Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms.  Ms. Mills served 6 years as a commissioned Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Officer in the U.S. Army with two deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. She is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Webster University where she earned her Master of Arts in Procurement and Acquisitions Management. As a former Warfighter, her goal at NSTXL is to work together with her government counterparts and clients to devise innovative and agile solutions for today’s Warfighter.

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Scott McCabe
Scott McCabe
Acquisition Manager
Scott McCabe
Scott McCabe
Acquisition Manager

Scott serves as an Acquisition Manager supporting NSTXL’s Advanced Respondent Vetting operations, post-award activities, and financial operations. Prior to joining NSTXL, Mr. McCabe led a distinguished 12-year career as a subject matter expert in defense contract pricing as a US Army civilian, including a variety of service awards and selection to serve the Army’s top contracting executive at the Pentagon. Mr. McCabe seeks to provide innovative contracting solutions and provide full spectrum support to the Warfighter. Scott is a Certified Federal Contracts Manager and holds a Master of Science in Applied Economics from Georgia Southern University as well as a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the State University of New York College at Geneseo.

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Shelley Tweedy
Shelley Tweedy
VP Marketing and Sales
Shelley Tweedy
Shelley Tweedy
VP Marketing and Sales

In her role as VP of Marketing and Sales, Shelley Tweedy helps drive opportunity growth and market expansion for NSTXL and their clients. Leveraging a customer-centric approach, she is passionate about creating the ultimate partner and member experience from the point of acquisition to long-term client success. Her experience as a B2B technology leader for start-ups and mid-market organizations has been essential in accelerating the use of emerging technology within the federal space and helping forge partnerships between the government and private sector organizations. As the AVP of Marketing at DataBank, she played a central role in transforming the organization’s market approach by shifting to a multi-channel digital model, building a revenue-generating team from the ground up, and strengthening cross-department collaboration through a vertical-focused organization restructure. Prior to DataBank, Shelley worked for a healthcare start-up, where she helped build the organization’s business model and processes and was responsible for the development of their corporate identity, brand and market strategy. She is a graduate of Ball State University and lives in the middle of the desert in Arizona with her husband and 3 kids.

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Mark McIntosh
Mark McIntosh
Public Outreach
Mark McIntosh
Mark McIntosh
Public Outreach

Having worked on the Hill and also representing corporations' political, policy and investment interests, Mr. McIntosh is a trusted industry leader in growth strategy, communications and organizational strategic planning and execution. He structures and leads teams, creates best practices and internal controls to improve operations, systems and profitability, sets and manages budgets, and builds necessary client relationships to advance corporate revenue, branding and other objectives. His significant Hill/Chief of Staff and political campaign/communications experience and connections are often relevant assets to his clients as they embark on organizational growth or contemplate significant change. Prior to joining NSTXL, Mr. McIntosh was the Chief of Staff for two members of Congress (Gov. Mark Sanford & Rep. Kerry Bentivolio) where he integrated the strategies and activities of the Washington D.C. office, district office and political campaign teams and managed 31 staff consisting of attorneys, policy and campaign staff. He was also responsible for working with Congressional Leadership to strategically coordinate the activities of the Congressmen with Leadership, committee and other member offices. Prior to joining the Hill, McIntosh served as the Policy Director for Governor Jon Huntsman’s presidential campaign where he was the senior advisor and principal architect of Governor Huntsman’s campaign policies, policy strategy and policy communication. After serving as Deputy General Counsel at the White House working both for White House counsel and the Council on Environmental Quality, Mr. McIntosh joined the firm Boyden Gray & Associates where he provided strategic policy and business guidance on financial regulations, energy and natural resource issues.

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Adam Sanchez
Adam Sanchez
Acquisition Manager
Adam Sanchez
Adam Sanchez
Acquisition Manager

As Acquisition Manager, Adam will be supporting and facilitating our government and DoD clients with their prototype solicitations and post-award management. He joins the NSTXL team bringing over 20 years of Industry experience ranging from: Financial and Software Management at Deloitte, LLP to Contract Manager at L3Harris. During his tenure at Deloitte, Adam managed various departments and activities covering the Deloitte USA business entity and their domestic and government clients. At L3Harris, Adam served as the Lead Contracts Manager supporting Agile Software Delivery for The US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) fixed-wing Mission Systems in the Big Safari Program.

Adam has also served over 22 years in the Army Reserve and he currently supports ACC-Redstone at the Prototype Integration Facility as a DAWIA Level 3 certified contracting officer. Adam has served over 5 years of active duty during this tenure as an Army Reservist with two tours in the Middle East supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom as a Battalion Staff OIC. Adam is a graduate of Vanderbilt University where he earned his degree in Economics, and he also holds a Master of Business Administration from Belmont University. Adam is also a Certified Federal Contracts Manager through the National Contract Management Association, and his military education includes a graduate diploma from the Command and General Staff College at Ft. Leavenworth, KS. As a serving warfighter, certified contracts professional, carrying a deep background in Industry, Adam is intent on finding creative and well-founded acquisition solutions to complex technology requirements for his customers.

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Jessica Gooding
Jessica Gooding
Acquisition Specialist
Jessica Gooding
Jessica Gooding
Acquisition Specialist

Jessica Gooding is an Acquisition Specialist for the S2MARTS OTA, working with our government clients to identify and formulate clear and concise prototype solicitations. Jessica joined NSTXL after a four-year career working at NSWC Crane as a Technical Writer. Jessica managed division documentation along with managing a team of writers that supported these division operations. Prior to technical writing, she worked in the Technical Transfer office at NSWC Crane. Jessica is a graduate of Ball State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Journalism. Outside of work, Jessica can be found coaching high school cheer, spending time with her two girls and husband, and spending as much time at the beach as she can.

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Meghan Fisher
Meghan Fisher
Content Marketing Strategist
Meghan Fisher
Meghan Fisher
Content Marketing Strategist

Meghan Fisher is the Content Strategist for NSTXL. In her role, she specializes in communicating complex topics in simple, creative ways through both digital and print mediums. Meghan is passionate about every aspect of digital marketing. Prior to NSTXL, she worked with two B2B tech companies in their marketing departments focusing on content creation and branding. Meghan is a graduate from the University of Central Florida’s Advertising and Public Relations program with a minor in Leadership Studies. She is Adobe and Hootsuite Certified, and in 2016 received the University of Central Florida's AD/PR Graphic Designer of the Year award.

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Jeff Hanton
Jeff Hanton
Partner Support
Jeff Hanton
Jeff Hanton
Partner Support

Jeff Hanton is assisting the NSTXL membership team in his role as Partnership Support. His previous work with Oracle as a member of their customer experience team has given him great insights that he can apply to help support our membership base and provide meaningful engagement within our network. Jeff is a graduate from the University of Los Angeles with a degree in Economics. In his free time, he enjoys reading foreign policy research and analysis and spending time with his Jindo dog Mochi.

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Calle Collman
Calle Collman
Marketing Coordinator
Calle Collman
Calle Collman
Marketing Coordinator

Calle Collman is NSTXL's Marketing Coordinator. In her role, she supports our Marketing and Membership team from solicitations, outreach, and customer support. She comes from the B2B side managing and supporting sales in customer relations. She takes pride in providing the best customer support possible.

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Ashley Carter
Ashley Carter
Acquisition Specialist
Ashley Carter
Ashley Carter
Acquisition Specialist

Ashley Carter is NSTXL’s Acquisition Specialist, working with our Government clients to identify and formulate clear and concise prototype solicitations. She joined NSTXL following a substantial career with the U.S. Army Contracting Command-Orlando (ACC). Prior to that, she was a Support Contractor for the Marine Corps and Program Manager for Training Systems (PM TRASYS). She holds a DAWIIA Level 3 Certification and a DoD Army Acquisition Corps membership. She is a graduate of the University of Central Florida where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Management. Her goal at NSTXL is to provide creative solutions along with outstanding customer support to aid in streamlining the acquisition process to meet the warfighter need.

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Blake Clifford II
Blake Clifford II
Operations and Technical Support Specialist
Blake Clifford II
Blake Clifford II
Operations and Technical Support Specialist

Blake serves as Operations and Technical Support Specialist for NSTXL. His responsibilities are multifaceted, though primarily focused around providing day-to-day technical support to NSTXL employees. Additionally, Blake supports operations, HR, and cybersecurity efforts. Blake received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in Religious Studies and certificate in Political and Civic Engagement (PACE) from Indiana University-Bloomington. Blake’s previous roles include Civic Innovation Coordinator and Technology Specialist for the PACE program and Consultant Supervisor for University Information Technology Services (UITS). In his free time, Blake enjoys playing/teaching guitar and spending time outdoors with his fiancée and their dogs.

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