How I can help you

I can assist firms desiring to do business with the Federal government,  as well as start-up small businesses to include veteran -owned and service disabled veteran owners .

As a retied US Army Major General as well as a former executive of a small disadvantaged  (8a) business and the former owner of a start-up consulting business , I can offer practical mentoring advice to business owners as well as those individuals considering starting a business.

Industry experience includes:

a) VP-Operations, Advancia Corp : Special Adviser to President-

b)  VP-Operations ,Young Enterprise Systems, Inc. 

c: Owner- Elam Consulting & Coaching

I have been a SCORE volunteer for over 13 years and have assisted hundreds of successful businesses during that time.Two of my DC SCORE client firms have been selected as DC Chapter of the Year .

Mr. MC a resident of the District of Columbia has stated "Fred Elam  was very informative and gave good sound advice"

Mr. PS a resident of Maryland has stated " Fred was knowledgeable and had great handouts to back up his mentoring. He was great"

Ms. JA a resident of Virginia has stated " Fred, my mentor, a wealth of knowledge and has provided homework to get my Woman Owned Small Business ( WOSB) off to a good start.

Areas of Expertise
  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • Government & Regulations
  • Business Operations

Industry Experience
  • Professional & Business Services
  • Transportation & Warehousing


BS University of Arkansas- Geological Engineering

MBA Michigan State University- Transportation

US Naval War College- Master of Arts


Communication Methods

  • In Person