Writer #9384
St Petersburg, FL
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4,000 Words
Donna began her career as a technical writer, assisting 50 principal investigators in medical peer-reviewed journals. After moving to the DC area, she found that writing for Defense contractors was a more popular field there. Within several years, she transferred to the technical career ladder after obtaining her M.Sci in Information Systems. After a few years, she followed this with an MBA from Georgetown University, also obtaining certifications in project management (PMP), ITIL and Scrum. She eventually migrated to proposal management. In the course of her professional career (and for fun), she has written about every type of documentation available. She's blogged and written an e-book as well, available on Amazon. Much of her work in the last 10 years has been for Government agencies in the Intelligence Community, and she obtained a graduate certificate in Intelligence Analysis in support of that work.


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Donna H's Politics Industry Experience

1 Projects Completed

Ms. Hamel publishes an article on a monthly basis to the MENSA Tampa Bay Sounding on a particular political topic.

Industry Projects

  • Business1,000+
  • Government1,000+
  • Politics1

Summary of Industry Experience


Ms. Hamel has provided particular expertise in the systems development life cycle prior to deployment. She has developed business cases, procurement documents, bidder evaluations, design and development documents, test plans and procedures, and deployment plans. She has additionally provided documentation from all stages of the project management lifecycle.


Ms. Hamel spent 30 years providing support to Defense and intelligence agencies, with an additional smattering in early years to VA. This work included technical documents in support of the systems development lifecycle and the project management lifecycle. Additional work provided proposal support.


Ms. Hamel publishes an article on a monthly basis to the MENSA Tampa Bay Sounding on a particular political topic.

Product Projects

  • Grant/Proposal1,000+

Summary of Product Experience


Ms. Hamel initiated her grant/proposal writing experience when she worked for the Associate Director of Research for the VA Medical Center in Minneapolis in the early 1980s. There, she managed submissions to peer-reviewed journals and grant applications for 50 principal investigators. Upon relocating to the DC area, she became involved with proposal management to the Defense industry serving the federal government. She has managed and contributed to proposals exclusively for the last four years, and upon occasion for the last 25 years.

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