Founded in 2017, The Pulse™ is a small, self-funded, women-owned business specializing in federal data storytelling. We are a technological research and advisory firm that empowers federal government contractors and drives results through our BD 360° Solution. At The Pulse™, we put the human element back into government contracting so you can grow with intent.
Ms. Amber Hart is the Co-Founder and Co-Owner of The Pulse™. She is a recognized expert and speaker in navigating congressional, federal, and industry-relevant procurement data and sources, who spent more than a decade selling to the Federal Government. As the Chief of Research and Analysis, she maintains The Pulse’s portfolio of clients, advising them on federal business development and growth strategies. In addition to her advisory abilities, Ms. Hart assists clients with federal proposal responses and facilitates federal contracting training. Ms. Hart currently serves as the President of Women in Technology (WIT), sits on the Advisory Board for the Center for Government Contracting at George Mason University (GMU), and is an active member of the Professional Services Council (PSC) and Women’s Procurement Circle (WPC). As an advocate for the entrepreneurial and federal contracting industry, Ms. Hart has testified in front of the U.S. House of Representatives Small Business Committee, participated in the Biden Administration’s 2022 Supply Chain Ministerial Forum and recently spoke on a panel for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) 2023 Women’s Symposium.
LISA SHEA MUNDT
Ms. Lisa Shea Mundt is the Co-Founder of The Pulse™. She has 12 years of experience in Federal Proposal Development and procurement trend analysis and reporting. She has touched more than 200 proposal efforts across a multitude of Government departments and agencies that vary in size and scope. In addition to her proposal abilities, Ms. Mundt is also a renowned training Facilitator experienced in training clients on Business Development, Capture Management, Proposal Management, and Orals Coaching. She is a frequently leveraged industry pundit and provides quotations, content, and speaking to trade publications and associations. Ms. Mundt is an avid writer who taught the introductory writing course to college freshmen at James Madison University. She maintains the business operations of The Pulse including Accounting, Legal, Payroll, Marketing, Healthcare, HR, and IT. Ms. Mundt uses her experience to help manage the strategic business direction of The Pulse and works closely with clients to empower their growth efforts.
AMANDA SWANSON GOFF
DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS
Ms. Amanda Goff joined The Pulse™ in 2022 as the Director of Research and Analysis. Amanda received her Bachelor’s in Linguistics from the University of Kansas (KU) and her Master of Public Policy from George Washington University (GWU). In May of 2024, she will graduate from Vanderbilt University with a Doctor of Education in Organizational Learning. She brings 6+ years of experience in project management, data analytics, and stakeholder engagement. Amanda is especially adept at using publicly-available federal spending data to inform policy work and identify key trends impacting the GovCon industry.
Ms. Haley Boulanger is a Research Analyst at The Pulse™. She received her Bachelor’s in Political Science with a concentration in National Security Studies from Virginia Tech (VT). As an undergraduate student, Ms. Boulanger conducted research on and for private and government entities, engaging with a wide range of topics relating to government operations. Ms. Boulanger has spearheaded The Pulse’s Federal Agency Spotlight articles and contributed to company publications and platform components since joining the team in 2021.