Consultant, speaker, business best-selling author, columnist, adjunct graduate professor, and Godfather of Government Marketing
Mark Amtower is a consultant, speaker, business best-selling author, columnist, adjunct graduate professor, and radio host. He has advised over three thousand large, medium and small companies on all aspects of marketing to the federal government since starting Amtower & Company in 1985. He was selected by BtoB magazine as one of the Top 100 Business Marketers in the United States 2008 and his LinkedIn profile was selected as one of the seven best (out of 50 million) in the 2009 contest, Rock the World with Your Online Presence. In November of 2018, he was awarded the inaugural Government Marketing University Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Government Marketing. Amtower is recognized as one of the top LinkedIn trainers in the world and the only trainer focused on the U.S. federal market. He specializes in helping companies develop thought leadership positions in a defined niche and leveraging social media to gain targeted visibility in the government contracting market. His books, Government Marketing Best Practices (2005) and Amazon best seller Selling to the Government (2011) are industry standards. He has been quoted in over 250 publications worldwide and speaks at 20+ industry events each year. His radio show, Amtower Off Center, is in its twelfth year on Federal News Radio and was the first radio show in the country to address issues concerning issues impacting the government contracting community. Amtower is the founding partner of the government market advisory firm Amtower & Company, of Columbia, Maryland. He founded the company in January, 1985. He is widely known for all black attire, dry wit and candor in his articles, books, consulting, radio interviews, presentations and keynotes.