The AAG Team
The Archangel Group, led by CEO Ricardo Mong, has gathered together a powerhouse team of experienced professionals that stands ready to address all of your government contract needs.
Ricardo L. Mong
founder & c.e.o
Ricardo Mong is a seasoned professional with over 14 years of experience in the Department of Defense’s supply chain, logistics, and operations field. He has a track record of implementing innovative ideas and programs that drive successful teams, improve profitability, and ensure cost-effective service.
During his time in the Middle East, Ricardo served as a soldier and defense contractor, working on high-level government contracts as a project manager, consultant, and liaison. In Kabul, he served as second in command of the largest international foreign military sales depot in the world, overseeing the transfer of over $100 million in sustainment material to the Afghan Army and Afghan Police.
After his deployment, Ricardo relocated to Miami, FL and worked with USSOUTHERNCOMMAND to support the Marine Corps’ logistics efforts in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean. He revamped the Marine Corps’ ammunition and explosives supply chain, establishing partnerships with commercial logistics carriers and achieving a cost savings of over $1 million per year.
In 2020, Ricardo founded Archangel Group, where he currently serves as CEO. Through his work with the company, he has helped clients win contracts ranging from $500k all the way up to $30 million dollars in value.
Management Consultant, Project Manager, Researcher
Ms. Girompini began her career as the Chief Administrative Officer at a company focused on homeland security. While there, she assisted in creating and organizing biological counter-terrorism training and awareness seminars, with the Metropolitan Police UK and the United Nations. Moving forward, she later progressed into pharmaceutical government contracting, project management, data analysis, process improvement and change management.
Continuing the government and administration focused path, she consulted in Capital Delivery at the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Agency, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, for legal firms, and currently serves as Chief of Research and Government Contracting for multiple companies. She advises companies on every level of government contracting, teaching, managing, and securing contracts for companies from ANY industry.
Notable projects include assisting on reworking the IRS’s Strategic Engagement Plan within the Human Capital Office, working on multiple change management plans for LinkedIn, cr eating a Project Management Certification Program with UMASS Boston for the MBTA and MassDOT, and working with a prime consultant team on business process improvement for a Tier 1 airport using Lean Six Sigma on aviation security, processes, and software projects. She often analyzes processes and procedures and then acts as Lead PM for change management and project implementation phases. She also currently consults for companies within a variety of industries on government contracting and government business development. She leads teams through the full procurement process as an advisor, creates contracts, partnerships, subcontracting documents, response packages, and ensures companies fulfill all requirements. She has served as a subject matter expert in FAR and DFAR within Aviation, Construction, Government Contracting, Transportation, Procurement, and Contract Administration on procurement training for the US Air Force and US Army.
Somitra Bhardwaj IT
Staffing, IT Hardware & Medical Supply Subject Matter Expert- Project Manager
Somitra Bhardwaj is a highly experienced business development manager and proposal writer with over 10+ years of expertise in US Government Contracting. With a vast knowledge of CMMI L5 processes, Somitra has prepared more than 100 proposals for various companies throughout his career.
With a keen focus on finding relevant US federal and state government contracts, Somitra works tirelessly to ensure compliance requirements are met. He has worked with over 20 different US-based small and large companies, providing exceptional long-term support.
Currently working on US federal contracts, Somitra’s skills include bid/tender/contract and requirement analysis, RFP/RFQ/RFIs/IDIQ analysis, bid evaluation, test cases, market research, competition and stakeholder analysis, documentation governance, business unit meetings, capture planning, MS Dynamics CRM, process training and continuous improvement, and proposal storyboarding.
Somitra is committed to providing high-quality work at a reasonable and building long-term relationships with clients. With a track record of success in preparing proposal responses and performing market research, Somitra is an asset to any company looking to win government contracts.
Government Contracts Consultant
Andrea Dickens is currently the president of GovConnect Solutions, LLC where she assists other businesses with their federal, state, and local government contracting needs, including general consulting, strategy development, capture planning, proposal writing, as well as SBA assistance.
Andrea was previously a contract specialist with the federal government with the Department of Defense where she worked closely with the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum, NY, TRADOC Command at Fort Eustis VA, and Washington Headquarters Services at the Pentagon in Arlington, VA. Andrea also has 5 years of experience working in the private sector for a major defense contractor, Newport News Shipbuilding, handling large, highly complex, multi-billion dollar cost type contracts. She has experience in negotiations, cost and pricing principles, Far, DFAR, as well as program management and Earned Value Management (EVM).
Andrea has attained the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level III certification in contracting as well as completed the Defense Civilian Emerging Leader Program (DCELP) through the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). She is a Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM) credentialed through the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and is currently serving as her local chapters President in charge of Programs.
Andrea is an avid reader, fitness enthusiast and sports fan.
Domestic & International Logistics Matter Expert
With 23 years of experience managing and executing US Military and International/NATO programs, Daniel has expertise in project and operations management, planning and analysis, and supervision. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in logistics and is skilled in continuous improvement in transportation and shipping processes.
Daniel is an Airforce veteran who is an operations and logistics management subject matter expert; He is skilled at quickly identifying and resolving operational, customer, and technical issues involving logistics, supply, and inventory needs. He has a track record of delivering outstanding results with the highest degree of service and professionalism.
In previous roles, Daniel has ensured the execution and continuous improvement of standard logistics processes, such as the replenishment system, data interchange systems, demand management, electronic data systems administration, and related functions.
He has also controlled the efficient flow of goods, services, and information between points of origin and worldwide destinations, meeting operational requirements for USAFCENT (United States Air Forces Central). This mission included berthing, transportation, distribution, supply chain, freight forwarding, real-time tracking, and warehousing.
Daniel is gifted in building relationships with strategic customers through logistics initiatives and is adept at integrating learning from customers, competitors, operating entities, distribution, transportation, customer service, other industries, industry groups, and professional training to continuously improve the competitive position and execution.
Market Research Analyst
Shalini Bhandari is an accomplished Market Research Analyst with a wealth of experience in bid management, market research, and competitive analysis. With a strong track record of success, she has become a trusted and respected professional in her field, delivering outstanding results and driving growth for her clients.
A highly personable and outgoing individual, Shalini is well known for her excellent communication skills and ability to build strong relationships with clients, stakeholders, and colleagues alike. Her exceptional interpersonal skills enable her to work effectively with diverse teams, ensuring a collaborative approach that maximizes results and minimizes risk.
Shalini’s extensive experience in bid management has made her an expert in driving end-to-end RFP and RFI processes, managing multiple stakeholders, and curating the correct credentials and story lines for specific requirements. She is also highly skilled in bid sourcing, pipeline management, market research, and competitive analysis, making her an invaluable asset to any organization’s Government Contracting Department.
Business Development Analyst
Nitin Banerjee is a seasoned Business Development Analyst with a proven track record of driving growth and delivering outstanding results for his clients. With an extensive background in business development activities, particularly within the GovCon space, Nitin brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his role.
As a creative and detail-oriented individual, Nitin is highly skilled in developing effective email marketing strategies, LinkedIn marketing, and evaluating campaign performance. He has a great aptitude for B2B and B2C email marketing, cold calling, and setting up meetings with partners, government POCs, and other decision-makers. Nitin’s exceptional communication skills enable him to build strong relationships with clients and stakeholders, ensuring a collaborative approach that maximizes results and minimizes risk.
As a key member of the business development team, Nitin is responsible for developing and implementing marketing strategies to attract new businesses, clients, and customers while ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction. He is known for his expert problem-solving skills and ability to develop creative solutions to overcome obstacles and achieve business goals. Nitin’s motto is to achieve peak performance and secure multiyear contract wins for his clients.
Market Research Analyst
Jenifer N M is a highly experienced Market Research Analyst, renowned for utilizing data-driven insights to guide strategic decision-making in business environments. Possessing a sharp analytical acumen and a deep understanding of business processes, she specializes in uncovering opportunities for efficiency enhancements and optimization. With two years of experience, Jenifer excels in working alongside cross-functional teams, developing detailed reports, and introducing innovative solutions to tackle intricate business challenges. Her dedication as a professional is evident in her commitment to aiding organizations in flourishing within the competitive modern business landscape, through the application of data-oriented strategies and practical recommendations.
Business Development Analyst
Sri Harika is a seasoned Business Development Analyst boasting three years of significant experience in the field. Her core passion revolves around discovering new opportunities and nurturing growth in various business settings. She exhibits expertise in market research, strategic planning, and relationship management, contributing to her effectiveness in her role. Sri Harika excels in dynamic environments, adept at propelling results through data-driven insights and innovative approaches. Her dedication to continuous learning underlines her commitment to driving businesses towards their utmost potential. With a collaborative spirit, she is always eager to connect with like-minded professionals and explore new possibilities in the realm of business development.
What Our Clients Say About Us
Diversity Talent Partners connects diversity STEM candidates to excellent data analytics job opportunities. And while we are having success in the private sector, federal government contracts are where we really wanted to play.
The AAG team has successfully helped us navigate the government contract process since 2018 and continues to work with us pursuing lucrative government work.
My company’s business is booming and we’re constantly on the go, but when it comes to bidding for new government contracts our team has been bogged down. That all changed with one phone call from Archangel Group!
Trusted By VOSB Certification
The Archangel Group proudly achieved Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) certification, a rigorous process for veteran-owned small businesses with strong character and financial reliability. VOSB certification is exclusive to businesses majority-owned and managed by involved veterans. This certification provides a competitive advantage in government contracts and customer attraction.