SOAR WITH SKYROCKET

THE REALITY

In today’s ultra-competitive market, having the right qualifications and experience simply isn’t enough. Strong relationships and painstakingly-tailored SOQs/proposals are the key to gaining new clients and breaking into new markets.

NEED A BOOST?

As firms grow and additional marketing support is required, full-time staff may not be cost effective.

Skyrocket provides firms with the marketing expertise, tools and resources, on an as-needed basis, for their firm to reach the next level while minimizing overhead costs.

TAKE FLIGHT

Whether working in concert with or in place of your in-house marketing staff, Skyrocket’s services are tailored to your individual needs.

From RFQ/RFP issuance, to shortlist, to contract award, Skyrocket is committed to providing what it takes to win.

About Skyrocket

Utilizing the expertise of seasoned marketing professionals, Skyrocket was founded in 2015 to provide A/E/C firms of every size with high-quality marketing services. With decades of A/E/C industry marketing experience, including working for ENR Top 500 firms and small disadvantaged businesses, Skyrocket staff is well versed in all stages of helping engineering firms pursue the traditional and nontraditional delivery of public- and private-sector transportation, environmental and water/wastewater projects.

Passionate about the chase, Skyrocket is engaged in all steps of the pursuit process. All of Skyrocket’s services result in a potential contract award to our clients (and a round of high-fives for us).

THE TEAM

Bonnie Tinsley

Bonnie Tinsley

President

Skyrocket founder, career A/E/C marketer and trusted advisor

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Bonnie is a career A/E/C marketer with more than a decade of experience helping engineering and architecture firms win publicly-funded projects. She is a strategic thinker and a talented technical writer with a strong grasp on engineering design and construction management processes and terminology.

Her experience includes working with firms varying in size from less than 10 to more than 9,000 staff (including ENR Top 20 engineering firms and small disadvantaged businesses) to pursue the traditional and non-traditional delivery of transportation, environmental, water/wastewater and architectural projects.

Envisioning better, smarter ways to manage the pursuit process, Bonnie founded Skyrocket in 2015. Since, Skyrocket has become a trusted advisor to many firms, consistently giving 110% to each pursuit and delivering services with professionalism, integrity and the client’s best interest in mind.

Little known facts about Bonnie:

  • She asks for the same thing for her birthday and Christmas each year
  • When she grows up, she will own a beachfront bar and grill called “Coconuts” that serves a daily food special, rents snorkel gear and sells kitschy souvenirs (location TBD)
  • Her grandfather was Sam Cooke (who couldn’t carry a tune, but did serve for many years as mayor of Waskom, a small town in East Texas)
Katie Sanner

Katie Sanner

Marketing Manager

Process-driven marketing specialist developing targeted strategies and content

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Katie is a marketing and communications specialist with more than a decade of experience in the A/E/C industry. Using a process-driven approach, she combines her skills in professional services marketing and project planning to translate ideas into actionable strategies and superior deliverables.

Katie’s experience includes preparing proposals and presentations for the pursuit of public- and private-sector civil engineering and construction management, survey, subsurface utility engineering, land planning, landscape architecture, and site security projects. She is also experienced in developing marketing strategies, conducting and analyzing brand research, building brand identities and implementing content marketing programs. In addition, Katie has contributed to and authored numerous A/E/C blog posts and industry guides.

Katie uses her strong understanding of the A/E/C industry and exceptional marketing and communication skills to help clients position for future business growth.

Little known facts about Katie:

  • Her first car was Ruby, a ’69 VW Beetle
  • She was once a roller girl in the NOVA Roller Derby League (named Ivanna Hittenmauler)
  • Her great, great Uncle Max designed one of the first cars, the Hertel Runabout (believed to be the first automobile imported to Australia and the first car in Melbourne)

SERVICES

STRATEGIC PLANNING

  • Market research
  • Client development plans

PURSUIT MANAGEMENT & SUPPORT

  • Capture planning
  • Creation of SOQs & proposals
  • As-needed SOQ/proposal support
  • Technical writing
  • Draft review
  • Final QA/QC

INTERVIEW PREPARATION

  • Strategy/SWOT analysis
  • Storyboarding
  • PowerPoint presentation preparation
  • Presentation coaching

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY ABOUT US

“Skyrocket has the commitment to do what it takes to win.”

Howard Holland, PEVice President | Raba Kistner, Inc.

“Bonnie and her team are among the best marketing professionals I have ever worked with. They are incredibly attentive to detail and know how to get the job done.”

Marc Sandhu, PE Project Manager | ARS Engineers, Inc.

“Skyrocket has made a strong impact on reducing our internal marketing workload. They are a seamless extension of our staff and a great mentor to our newer internal marketers.”

Jen EisenbarthProposal Manager | Freese and Nichols, Inc.

“Skyrocket’s industry expertise and technical knowledge have made them irreplaceable when it comes to putting together presentations and SOQs.”

Travis PattonBusiness Development Manager | Shield Engineering Group, PLLC

“Insight and vast experience in our industry truly sets Skyrocket apart from others.”

Brian Enns, PERodriguez Transportation Group, Inc.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

DOT

  • Texas Department of Transportation
  • Oklahoma Department of Transportation
  • Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development
  • Missouri Department of Transportation
  • Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department

TOLL AUTHORITY

  • North Texas Tollway Authority
  • Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority
  • Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority

MUNICIPAL

  • City of Dallas
  • City of Fort Worth
  • City of Arlington
  • City of Irving
  • City of Garland
  • City of McKinney
  • City of The Colony
  • City of Plano
  • City of Carrollton
  • City of Weatherford
  • City of Frisco
  • City of Houston
  • City of Mesquite
  • City of Richardson
  • Dallas Water Utilities
  • Tarrant Regional Water District

AVIATION

  • Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
  • Dallas Love Field
  • Houston Airport System

FREIGHT RAIL

  • BNSF Railway
  • Union Pacific Railroad
  • CSX Transportation
  • Canadian National Railway
  • Gulf Coast Rail District

TRANSIT

  • Dallas Area Rapid Transit
  • Fort Worth Transportation Authority
  • Denton County Transit Authority
  • VIA Metropolitan Transit

READY TO SOAR?

Bonnie Tinsley, President
214.586.0111
bonnie.tinsley@skyrocketdfw.com

Skyrocket Consulting, LLC
408 North Chestnut Street
McKinney, TX 75069

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