Michael Bame

Business Expert


B.S., Accounting, Virginia Tech


  • More than 25 years of experience writing winning proposals for US Department of Defense (DoD) contracts
  • Held financial, business development, legal, and project management positions
  • Has written numerous winning proposals for DoD solicitations, including for NETCENTS, GSA Schedule 70, and Navy Seaport-e


Michael Bame is a former writer for ThoughtCo who spent four years writing about Department of Defense (DoD) contracting and project management for Federal agencies. Bame has more than 24 years of experience working in the defense contracting field. He has created, submitted, negotiated, and been awarded numerous DoD projects throughout his career. 
Bame has extensive experience writing and winning Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) proposals.

Bame is the vice president of Harmonia Holdings Group LLC, a defense contractor providing innovative technological solutions to federal agencies. He has oversight of the company's contracting, administrative, and financial functioning. As a defense contractor, Bame is fundamental in creating winning proposals for DoD solicitations and in the awarding of multiple contracts. His experience includes time with Anderson and Associates, F-One Consulting, and Virginia Tech Applied Research Corporation.


Bame has a bachelor's degree in Accounting from Virginia Tech. He holds various certifications from Cisco, HP/3Com, and Microsoft, and has a certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP).

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