Philip W. Winkler formed Government Contracting Specialists, LLC (www.gcspecialists.com) in 2011 to assist businesses and organizations with research, development, and demonstration funding opportunities and commercial item sales with the federal and state governments. Phil has had a successful career in creating government, industry, and academic partnerships to develop and commercialize new technologies. Phil joined LFG Resources, LLC (LFGR) in 2012 as Partner. Phil is the LFGR practice leader for engagements within the clean energy industry and for government engagements across all targeted LFGR industries. (www.lfgresources.com) Previously, Phil served as Manager, Government Contracting for Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. a global supplier of products, services and solutions that include atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, performance materials, equipment and services for technology, energy, industrial and healthcare customers. The role combined global, company-wide leadership of leveraging government funding for R&D projects and contract administration as well as providing commercial item sales leadership. During Phil’s 30 year career at Air Products he developed a successful strategic process for securing and managing government R&D funding. During his last year as Manager, Government Contracting Phil was successful in securing $1 billion of new R, D, & D funding from the Department of Energy and Department of Defense. Prior to joining Air Products Phil had experience in chemical engineering, marketing, and project engineering with several pollution control equipment suppliers. Phil has been a member of the Advisory Board Council with the Small Business Development Center at the University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida since 2012. Phil earned his Master’s Certificate - Government Contracting from George Washington University, Washington, DC. He completed his MBA from Rutgers University in Newark, NJ and his BE, Chemical Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ.
Central Florida Local Section
Government (incl. National Laboratories)
Consulting (in private practice)
Government Contracting Specialists, LLC
Stevens Institute of Technology
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