Christine (Kim) Murray

CEO and President

Christine Murray, cofounder of Clarus & Fidelis Consulting Corporation, has been helping companies win and expand their federal business for more than 20 years. As the proposal manager for Fortune 500 companies on priority programs and strategic opportunities, Ms. Murray has led large proposal teams through all phases of the proposal development lifecycle. She provides specialized expertise in organizing and directing proposal efforts from beginning to end; developing the framework for a compliant and compelling response; conducting proposal kickoffs; leading proposal teams in the preparation of all volumes; conducting training in storyboarding and writing; managing proposal content for accuracy, clarity, and strong messaging; ensuring compliance; and facilitating color teams. Key wins include: 

  • Maintenance, Repair, and Operations (MRO) Tailored Logistics Support (TLS) for the Pacific Region – Zone 2 Korea, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA): Provided constructive feedback and recommendations as Pink Team and Red Team reviewer; staffed the effort with a C&F proposal manager. $375 million; 5 years; awarded in 2021 (WIN)

  • Diplomatic Platform Support Services (DiPSS), U.S. Department of State: Managed the proposal; rewrote major sections, including relevant experience, project management, staffing, and small business utilization; smoothed content throughout proposal volumes; and managed the final proposal revision submission, including writing the cover letter and response to the evaluation notice. $6 billion program ceiling; 5 years; awarded in 2019. (WIN)

  • Afghanistan Security and Mission Support Services (SaSS), U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL): Managed the proposal; wrote the past performance volume; and reviewed, rewrote, and smoothed the entire technical volume to develop and submit a compliant, consistent, accurate, and compelling proposal for a must-win recompete. $300 million; 5 years; awarded in 2018. (WIN)

  • Business Operations Support Center (BOSC), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS): Managed the proposal, wrote past performance, led the development of key graphics, and rewrote/smoothed all proposal volumes to achieve a major contract win for our small business client. $70 million; 5 years; awarded in 2018. (WIN)

  • Rapid Expert Assistance and Cooperation Teams (REACT) III, U.S. Department of State: Managed the proposal, wrote the past performance volume, and rewrote/smoothed the entire technical volume. $82 million; 5 years; awarded in 2017. (WIN)

  • Strategic Partners Acquisition Readiness Contract (SPARC), CMS: Managed the proposal to win a major IDIQ contract vehicle within the client’s key customer base; wrote major sections, including past performance, cover letter, conflict of interest plan, and small business and small disadvantaged business subcontracting plan; developed and managed data calls; and integrated the strengths of 11 subcontractors. $25 billion program ceiling; 10 years; awarded in 2016. (WIN)

  • Secondary Reparable (SECREP) Logistics Integration Support (LIS) Program, Marine Corps Logistics Command (LOGCOM): Managed the proposal and wrote the small business subcontracting plan. Note: This is the third consecutive SECREP contract win for client—managed the proposal resulting in the first SECREP contract win in 2003, supported the winning recompete proposal effort in 2010, and managed the proposal for the second recompete win in 2016. $250 million; 5 years; awarded in 2016. (WIN)

  • Clinical Data Abstraction Center (CDAC), CMS: Managed the proposal for a new prime contractor with the incumbent client as a subcontractor. Note: This is the third consecutive CDAC recompete win—managed the proposal resulting in wins for clients in 2006, 2011, and 2016. $41 million; 5 years; awarded in 2016. (WIN)

  • Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace Testing Support Team (MTST), CMS: Managed the proposal to win a major testing contract, expanding client’s capabilities and reach into CMS’s high-visibility systems. $70 million; 5 years; awarded in 2015. (WIN)

  • Launch and Test Range System (LTRS) Integrated Support Contract (LISC) Operations, Maintenance, and Sustainment (LISC OM&S), Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), Spacelift Range and Network Systems Division (SMC/RN): Managed the high-visibility proposal and led the team through storyboarding, writing, and reviews, including a Red Team composed of 50 reviewers; smoothed proposal content and rewrote sections, including the transition plan. $1.5 billion; 10 years; awarded in 2014. (WIN)

  • Communications and Transmission Systems (CTS), U.S. Army Contracting Command-Rock Island: Managed the proposal; wrote major sections, including past performance and small business participation plan; developed key graphics and tables; and integrated the strengths of 40+ subcontractors and vendors. $4.1 billion program ceiling; 5 years; awarded in 2013. (WIN)

Ms. Murray received a BA in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia.