carroll bernardCarroll Bernard brings a unique 360 degree perspective to federal contracting, coaching, and training. For over a decade Carroll has worked as a buyer for the U.S. Navy, City of Vancouver Washington, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. He has also provided mentorship, counseling, coaching, and training to hundreds of small businesses seeking government contracts as a PTAC counselor in Washington and Oregon, as well as at the U.S. Small Business Administration where he served as a Business Development Specialist for the 8(a) program, Veterans Business Development Officer, and Primary Hubzone Liaison. Carroll continues to passionately serve the government contracting community through the PTAC program, the Carroll Bernard blog, and Waypoint America LLC, which he founded in 2012 to extend services to government agencies and non-profits seeking procurement support, training, and consultation in implementing federal programs with a mission of supporting small businesses in federal contracting.