Michael Bame

  • Worked on defense contracting for the United States Department of Defense (DoD) for over 25 years in a wide variety of positions, including financial, business development, legal, and project management
  • 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 Defense Department contracting and project management for Federal agencies.

Bame currently works for a successful small business Defense Department contractor with prime and subcontractor contracts. He has over 25 years of experience in defense contracting and business development working with companies that provide products and services to the federal government.

As a defense contractor, Bame has written winning proposals for Department of Defense solicitations and multiple award contracts, including GSA Schedule 70, Navy Seaport-e, GSA Alliant, company sole source IDIQ, NETCENTS, and Warfighter FOCUS. He has created, submitted, negotiated and been awarded numerous Department of Defense projects throughout his career.


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).

Awards and Publications

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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