USFCR Staff


About Eric Knellinger

In 2015, Eric and his team helped clients win $1,945,788,729.72 in federal contracts.

Eric Knellinger is the President of US Federal Contractor Registration, the world’s largest and most respected Federal Government registration firm. Eric has over 30 years of experience in government acquisition, advertising, marketing, sales, and business development. Eric has helped secure Federal contracts for Google Services, Hilton Hotels, McGraw Hill Inc, Raytheon, and countless other businesses. Some of the key Federal Advancements Eric is responsible for include the: Simplified Acquisition Program, GSAP Program, and the Verified Vendor Program. Eric Knellinger is a key advisor to businesses on maintenance, annual updates, and strategy for the System for Award Management (the main database for registered Federal vendors). He is a correspondent to Fox News on Federal Security and Federal registration matters. ( Read More )

Eric Knellinger - US Federal Contractor Registration

Eric Knellinger

President/CEO


John Wayne - US Federal Contractor Registration

John Wayne II

Executive Bid Trainer
877-252-2700, ext. 747
727-800-3012

About John Wayne, II

John Wayne, II is a senior acquisition specialist and director of federal training at US Federal Contractor Registration. A seasoned government contracting expert with more than six years of experience, John is a frequent speaker at industry events around the country, and specializes in teaching owners of small businesses how to identify, research, and bid on federal opportunities, as well as how to draft and finalize bid proposals. John is an expert in the Simplified Acquisition environment, understands how to market a business to the government, and leads daily bid training sessions for our clients. ( Read More )


About Angela Armstrong

Angela Armstrong brings with her to US Federal Contractor Registration years of working in the legal field. This experience helps her help clients become better educated in legal issues related to government contracting as well as to just how easy it is for a small business owner to become a government contractor, provided he or she has the right team in place. Angela likes to say that she opens the door to government contracting for owners of small businesses and teaches them how to walk through it. She tells her clients that as long as they keep an open mind and learn everything they can about government contracting, then they’ll be primed to pounce on opportunities as they come up — and opportunities always come up, to the tune of billions in contract awards each year. ( Read More )

Angela Armstrong - US Federal Contractor Registration

Angela Armstrong

Senior Bid Trainer


Robert Renzella - US Federal Contractor Registration

Robert Renzella

Customer Service Manager
Acquisition Specialist
877-252-2700, ext. 767
202-688-2739

About Robert Renzella

As the USFCR Customer Service Manager, Robert Renzella works closely with our clients, making sure they have answers to their questions — even the questions they didn’t know to ask — and access to further assistance when follow-up questions arise. He makes government contracting easy to understand, regardless of a client’s experience, and takes our clients through the contracting process, from registering in the System for Award Management to following up with government buyers after a contract is awarded. He is fluent in government contracting, and in his nearly two years with USFCR, has helped complete the SAM Registration for hundreds of our clients. It’s no surprise that based on client feedback, Robert received the company’s Customer Service Award in 2015. ( Read More )


Peter LaNore - US Federal Contractor Registration

Peter LaNore

Senior Acquisition Specialist
877-252-2700, ext. 751
727-471-2160

Johnathan Maness - US Federal Contractor Registration

Johnathan Maness

Senior Acquisition Specialist
877-252-2700, ext. 739
202-717-9059

Nicole Smith - US Federal Contractor Registration

Nicole Smith

Senior Acquisition Specialist
877-252-2700, ext. 732
202-717-9052


John Lynch - US Federal Contractor Registration

John Lynch

Senior Acquisition Specialist
877-252-2700, ext. 711
202-717-9067

Brian Lewis - US Federal Contractor Registration

Brian Lewis

Senior Acquisition Specialist
877-252-2700, ext. 738
202-717-9057

Mark Georges - US Federal Contractor Registration

Mark Georges

Senior Acquisition Specialist
877-252-2700, ext. 735
202-717-9064


Justin Jones - US Federal Contractor Registration

Justin Jones

Senior Acquisition Specialist
877-252-2700, ext. 757
202-688-0611

Marianne Swager - US Federal Contractor Registration

Marianne Swager

Senior Acquisition Specialist
877-252-2700, ext. 752
202-717-9051

Rod Johnson - US Federal Contractor Registration

Rod Johnson

Senior Acquisition Specialist
877-252-2700, ext. 708
727-897-5410


Bobby Davis - US Federal Contractor Registration

Bobby Davis

Acquisition Specialist
877-252-2700, ext. 727
202-688-1940

Jason Cribbs - US Federal Contractor Registration

Jason Cribbs

Acquisition Specialist
877-252-2700, ext. 769
202-717-9056

Gina Wright - US Federal Contractor Registration

Gina Wright

Acquisition Specialist
877-252-2700, ext. 709
202-717-9061


Hanif

Hanif “Huff” Bhatia

Acquisition Specialist
877-252-2700, ext. 770


Michelle Fonntanes - US Federal Contractor Registration

Michelle Fonntanes

Assistant Manager

Liliana Lander - US Federal Contractor Registration

Liliana Lander

Acquisition Assistant

Meredith Brown - US Federal Contractor Registration

Meredith Brown

Acquisition Assistant


Wendy Coutinho - US Federal Contractor Registration

Wendy Coutinho

Acquisition Assistant

Audrey MacBeth - US Federal Contractor Registration

Audrey MacBeth

Acquisition Assistant

Thomas Johnson - US Federal Contractor Registration

Thomas Johnson

Acquisition Assistant


Kamron Nelson - US Federal Contractor Registration

Kamron Nelson

Director of Web Development

About Kamron Nelson

Since 2014, Kamron Nelson has worked closely with our clients, helping them develop, implement, and roll out contract-winning marketing solutions. From federally formatted websites that cover everything a government buyer must know when awarding contracts, to teaching clients best web practices, Kamron makes sure our clients benefit from his interest in multimedia design, marketing, and website design. Kamron also oversees the company’s IT and web teams, works closely with the company’s marketing department, and works in concert with case managers and acquisition specialists to deliver high-quality products and services and help our clients succeed as government contractors. ( Read More )


Matt Pulver - US Federal Contractor Registration

Matt Pulver

Web Developer

Jimi Diaz - US Federal Contractor Registration

Jimi Diaz

Web Developer


Jessica Summers - US Federal Contractor Registration

Jessica Summers

Director of Case Management

About Jessica Summers

Since 2010, Jessica Summers has overseen the case managers at USFCR, making sure that they know when the government rolls out changes to the System for Award Management, understand what these changes mean for our clients, and make these changes so that our clients’ SAM Registrations remain current, accurate, and complete. She works directly with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) when she identifies problems with their contracting systems, and also works closely with clients interested in applying for and receiving grants. Jessica is the USFCR go-to for clients who have questions about how to best remain compliant, and prides herself on going out of her way to make sure clients understand what they need to know to work as government contractors. ( Read More )


Christie Jackson - US Federal Contractor Registration

Christie Jackson

Department Lead

Kristen Salonia - US Federal Contractor Registration

Kristen Salonia

Case Manager

Melissa Baum - US Federal Contractor Registration

Melissa Baum

Case Manager


Amanda Pedigo - US Federal Contractor Registration

Amanda Pedigo

Case Manager