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Jodi K. Essex

Government Contracting Director 1840 NW 118th Street, Suite 206Clive, IA  50325 


Advanced Contracting Services
Bid/Proposal Guidance
Finding Opportunities
Getting Started in Government Contracting
Marketing to the Government
Post Award Assistance


B.A. Business Management with an emphasis in Marketing
Benedictine College, Atchison, Kansas
Certified Procurement Professional (CPP), Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC)


Jodi’s professional experience includes more than seven years in public procurement as a buyer and purchasing agent, where one of her primary duties included managing the agency’s travel contracts and program. She is experienced in RFP and proposal writing, contract management, and many other areas of government contracting.

Jodi is a Government Contracting Specialist with the APEX Accelerators serving clients in central and south central Iowa.
Serving CIRAS from 2014.