Richard E Furlong
Richard is a gentleman and a professional who listens keenly, communicates ideas clearly, then backs them up with solid results for his company's growing base of tier-1 government clients.August 2012Tom Monson, Publisher at Infrastructure Canada
“I acted as Richard's marketing advisor at the Toronto Business Development Center in 2005 as he was establishing his new enterprise. HIs passion for the business and dedication to excellence at start-up was very impressive. Richard has worked successfully with many other business owners and has remained steadily focused on growing his market and serving his customer base since that time.I would recommend Richard without hesitation, to anyone involved in selling product and services to the public sector in Canada or the U.S.”January 2, 2012Suzanne Ross, Business Advisor and Trainer, Toronto Business Development Centre
“Richard and I have been in numerous discussions since 2008 and it has been a pleasure working with him. Richard always seems to handle his clients with the utmost respect and care to ensure their needs are fullfilled. I would highly recomend working with Richard anytime!”
August 13, 2010
Jeff Leether, Account Executive, InfoGroup | InfoCanada
“Richard is the one of the foremost experts at marketing to the governments of Canada and the United States. If you're looking to create lucrative business relationships in the public sector, you'll need Richard's experienced advice.” June 8, 2009
Scott Zosel, President, Zosel & Company
“Richard is a person that I trust. I know Richard from 2005. I admire his courage and persistence while growing his business, doing the right things and learning from experience.” July 25, 2008
Zvi Dror, Partner, Lambda Integral Corporation
3dutdy3This is one of the few presentations available online from public or private sector about winning business with the Canadian government. There should be more! Canadian procurement consultants/experts, where are you? Hundreds of small companies want your expertise...and want to know how/whether selling to the Canadian government is good for their businesses, and, if so, what next! Office of Small & Medium Enterprise (OSME) in PWGSC is ramping up outreach...ask them to post stuff here, too!
Judy Bradt, Dynamic Strategist & Speaker on GovBiz. Author of 'Government Contracts Made Easier' - NOW available on Amazon!
Washington D.C. Metro Area Management Consulting
Interests: data wrangling, music, history, hockey, food, photography, walks and talks
Fitness center member since 1990. Community Service - Level 3 NCCP coach 32 seasons, CHA [Canadian Hockey Association] & CLA [Canadian Lacrosse Association]
Married since 1974. Daughter born 1981- Art History, University of Toronto, Son born 1984 - Business Honors, Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario
International coaching achievements recognized by the Right Honourable Jean Chretien -Canadian Prime Minister.
Achieved number one sales position in North America for Government of Canada Microsoft classroom training.
Nominated for the '2008 Essence of Entrepreneurship Award' and the '2010 Toronto Business Development Center Gala Awards'
digital government engagement