Shipley Director Recognized as 40-Under-40 Recipient

Tamara Buckman, Director at Shipley, was recognized as a 2019 40-Under-40 recipient at the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) Conference in Orlando


KAYSVILLE, Utah – May 24, 2019 – Shipley Associates announced today that Tamara Buckman, Director of Business Winning Services, was honored and recognized with a 40-Under-40 Award at the international APMP Bid and Proposal Con in Orlando, Fla. this week. Tamara was recognized based on her professional contribution and thought leadership to the bid and proposal professional community of practice.

Ms. Buckman is based in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic region and works with Shipley consultants and clients to provide professional services in proposal management, proposal writing, capture management, and all aspects of business development. Shipley clients consist of small and large companies, including Boeing, Lockheed Martin, IBM, L-3 Communication, BAE Systems, Raytheon, General Dynamics, Deloitte Federal, Hewlett Packard, AT&T, Microsoft, and others. Over 310 Shipley consultants throughout the world support clients with best practice consulting on how to compete for and win government and business-to-business contracts.

“We are so pleased to see Tamara recognized for this prestigious award,” said Todd Barnett, president and CEO of Shipley Associates. “Her experience as a practitioner in the bid and proposal profession brings a wealth of insight and expertise to each client capture or proposal engagement requiring Shipley support.”

Shipley Associates is headquartered in Kaysville, Utah, with fully operational affiliate offices in 14 countries. Shipley is currently engaged on over 54 strategic client proposal efforts to help clients secure over $6.5 billion in contracts annually.

“Our industry best practices continue to be recognized as the standard for effective business development in competitive environments,” said Brad Douglas, senior vice president of global strategy. “These best practices are well-documented in our extensive training curriculum and the Shipley Proposal and Capture Guides.”


About Shipley Associates

Since 1972, Shipley Associates has provided organizations and individuals with business development consulting and training services focused on winning business in highly competitive environments. With over 310 consultants worldwide, Shipley supports major business development projects from strategy development, process improvement, web-based and classroom training, capture planning and proposal development on over 250 major proposal efforts per year, resulting in a client win rate of over 83 percent.

Shipley, the global leader in business development consulting, has worked with 43 of the top 50 Fortune 500 companies to improve sales performance and business capture rates. For more information, visit their website at or contact them at 888.772.9467 (WINS).