Leadership and Management Team

Green Tape is a Colorado company which began in April 2009. The office is located in the Denver Tech Center. The company has been established to meet the national demand for Green Tape’s offerings based on our 15 years of market research and growing client base from San Diego to Boston.

Paul B. Donovan, President and CEO 

Paul has been providing public consulting in the small business R&D funding market for almost 20 years. He has led or supported IDENTIFY, CAPTURE, and EXECUTE efforts for more than 50 small high-tech firms with Government R&D and Private/Debt funding.

Paul and his Green Tape team are experienced in contract and grant programs and provide a number of holistic or “life-cycle” products and services to qualified Clients in the following programs; SBIR/STTR program(s) in all Agencies, Non-SBIR/STTR Broad Agency Announcements (BAAs) by Agency, Rapid Innovation Fund, NIH RO1s and UO1s, subcontracts to prime contract market, and other science and technology programs and vehicles.   As the leader of Green Tape’s growth plan, Paul and the Green Tape management / staff team provide enabling products and services to science and technology entrepreneurs with significant Government R&D or services potential.

For Mapp Biopharmaceutical, Paul and the Green Tape team members supported over $100 million in Government R&D awards. Mapp’s growth was led through the development of the ZMapp Ebola antibody. In summary, Green Tape’s long-term Client services provide market-leading proposal win rates with qualified small business Client selection, improved pricing/profitability, government and public audit support and government R&D backlog management.

Paul has a B.S. in Economics with MBA coursework and has held a Series 7 securities license.

 

Joe Reichert, Director of Business Development and Client Services

Since Company formation, Joe has been with Green Tape LLC from the start. Today he leads Green Tape’s Sales and IDENTIFY, CAPTURE & EXECUTE life-cycles offerings and our administration department.   Joe’s 25 years of combined accounting, financial services and government contracting experience serve him well in this role. He has been a nationally ranked financial services consultant and has worked in the small business market for most of his professional life.

Joe enjoys outdoor sporting activities including golf, skiing, hiking and bike tours. After work he likes to unwind with live music, especially at a good country dance hall. He also plays guitar with his favorite tunes coming from the worlds of country, jazz, classical and rock. Joe has a daughter in college majoring in nursing.

Joe has a B.S. and MBA in Finance, and has been Securities Licensed.

 

Michelle Wallace, Director of Operations & IT.

Michelle joined Green Tape in June, 2015, and focuses on customer on-boarding, managing client task-lists and the calendar of client deliverables for quality, timely delivery conforming to HHS/BARDA, NIH and DOD requirements. Green Tape has benefited from her focus on process improvements to increase productivity, scalability, and predictability. For Green Tape and Clients, Michelle has supported proposals, contracts/grants, budgets/backlog and improved financial reporting. She also manages the IT environment with outsourced service provider.

Before coming to Green Tape, Michelle earned over 40 years of experience in business problem solving and process improvement using information technology, managing and delivering all phases of the business and development life cycle, project management of international telecommunications projects. Michelle has 22 years of experience at a Fortune 100 company in line and project/program management in a fast-paced environment. Michelle also has 8 years of experience in product management in start-up businesses delivering Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings.

 

Sheryl Suhr, Manager, Proposal Development –Small Business R&D Market – Commercial Services

Sheryl has over 16 years of Government Proposal Development, Production and Submission experience as well as contract and grant specialist support , (NIH, DOD, DOE, NSF, USDA, and the majority of SBIR/STTR and BAA agencies) Sheryl also assists our small business clients with setting up the small business from start to finish (including IRS, DUNS, State licensing, etc.) Upon or after formation, Sheryl is an expert in helping Clients with the set-up/completion of the numerous required government registrations needed for proposal submissions and awards. (SAM.gov, SBIR.gov, Grants.gov, eRA Commons, FastLANE, PAMS, Just-in-Time (JIT), etc.)

For Green Tape Client, Mapp Biopharmaceutical, Sheryl’s proposal and contracts/grants support for Mapp’s $100 million in Government R&D awards was invaluable to their proposal and contract/grant success.

Sheryl has supported Green Tape and our clients over the past 7 years in the areas of contracts & grants, graphic design and marketing materials, presentations, website support, human resources, business development, and contributes in all areas of the Green Tape culture and social events. Her sharp wit and sense of humor help make Green Tape an enjoyable work place.

 

Terje Busch, Contractor, Business Development – Government Services

Terje has been with Green Tape since its inception. Terje possess over 30 years of managerial and technical experience in systems engineering and software development. He is a highly creative, results oriented solutions manager with a proven record of accomplishment in solving complex business and technical problems.

With over 12 years of proposal management consulting, Terje is the obvious choice to head up the business development, program management and systems engineering practice. As an experienced leader, he works to secure small to multi-billion dollar proposal awards with executive level management for small businesses, large businesses, and government organizations.

Originally from Norway, Terje is always the life of the party at Green Tape LLC. And when he is not pondering the subtleties of the proposal management, Terje likes to downhill ski, and read poetry by the fireplace while sipping good scotch.

Terje has a SECRET security clearance, an MBA in Operations Research, an MA in International Finance/Economics and a BSEE.

 


Career Opportunities

Green Tape is always seeking qualified candidates for employment or contract assignments.  Please contact us if you would like to discuss being part of the Green Tape team or partnering with us at apply@greentapellc.com.