Rob Sanchious | SHR Consulting Group

meet the experts Jun 11, 2018

Small Business Success Tips Podcast (Episode 7)

Summary: Rob Sanchious of SHR Consulting Group discussed trends in government contracting and why responding fast and bringing focused solutions is critical to success. 

Guest Bio:  Rob Sanchious is founder and CEO of SHR Consulting Group, an 8(a) small business serving defence and civilian agencies. Mr. Sanchious is an IT subject matter expert with expertise in Strategic Management, Application Services, Enterprise Management, and Infrastructure Services. 

Mr. Sanchious created SHR after working as an engineer at Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC). Under Rob's leadership, SHR has grown significantly and recently placed 3rd on the 2017 Washington Technology Fast 50 list, which ranks fast growing small businesses in the government market.

In this episode, Rob Sanchious discusses:

  • the importance of building a network of relationships with business and government clients
  • small business conferences as a platform to talk about ideas and offer innovative solutions to the problems the government is trying to solve
  • the reality that even the government attention span is shrinking every day and why marketing elements need to be direct and uncluttered
  • why capability statements must be customized, reflecting the research you've done about each organization and condensed to single sided document
  • staffing strategies and how outsourcing back office activities can enable businesses to increase productivity
  • the importance of loving what you're doing because positive dynamics and a good employees attract customers 
  • how success comes from being true to  your core, to your values and building a team dedicated to both

Host:  Neil McDonnell is an experienced small business owner and seasoned entrepreneur. An Army veteran and the founder HUBZone Chamber of Commerce, Neil is a government contracting subject expert and HUBZone advocate for media and conferences.

His podcast series offers key information and tips to help small businesses gain insight into government agencies and large prime contractors and develop strategies to effectively present services.



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