Melissa Tate

Melissa Tate

Melissa Tate

About Melissa

Overview 20 Years Industry Experience

Melissa is an experienced business development, marketing, contract manager, and contract administrator professional in planning and acquisition. Her skills include government contracting, business development, program and project management, acquisition planning and economic modeling.

Her expertise is in the development and execution of state, local and federal business contracts and ensuring overall turn-key customer satisfaction.

For more than 20 years, the principals at Global Business Strategies have been serving commercial businesses and government customers nationwide managing over $1B in contracts.

Core Competencies

Melissa understands the challenging economy that contractors face and is well positioned to remain ahead of the dramatic changes taking place. Her niche' has been in both the federal and state sectors, including construction, aviation, emergency response, engineering, energy, and military. She is an advocate for small businesses and workforce development programs, displaced veterans, and subcontracting goals and initiative contracts involving small and large businesses in the community.

Professional License & Affiliations

  • Vice Chair for the Regional Small Business Program for SAME (Society of American Military Engineers)

  • Member of LIDEA

  • HUD Federal Interagency STEM Initiatives Section 3 & 8a Program Manager HUD Veterans Infinti Group

Professional Experience

  • Global Business Strategies, President/CEO, 2005-Present

  • Metro Service Group, Director of Business Development and Marketing, 2012-Present

  • LHT Services, Inc., VP, Business Development and Marketing, 2006-2010


  • Business Administration and Management, University of Maryland

  • Evangeline Booth College